Thinking About Bringing a Whistleblower Case Against Your Employer? What Should You Know?

If you're like many workers, you likely just want to put in your hours at work and go home—which can make observing or becoming inadvertently aware of illegal activity being perpetrated by your employer all the more unsettling. Finding yourself facing a tough decision between reporting this information to the appropriate enforcement authority (whether the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or even the Department of Justice) or ignoring it and hoping you're not caught in the midst of a later police raid. [Read More]

DUIs And Their Never-Ending Problems

If you have recently been charged with driving under the influence (DUI), your life has probably already been turned upside down. There are court dates in the future, possible alcohol education classes to attend, and your driving privileges have probably been or will be restricted. And those are just the problems and obstacles you're aware of now. Unfortunately, there may be a whole host of other issues that you'll have to deal with that you may not have even thought of. [Read More]

Driving While Caffeinated: What To Do When Downing Starbucks Nets You A DUI

People have been arrested for some pretty strange reasons, but getting a DUI for driving while caffeinated possibly tops the list. However, a California man is currently battling the state because police slapped him with a DUI after pulling him for driving erratically, even though breathalyzer and chemical tests showed he wasn't under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The only chemical in his system was caffeine. Depending on how the law is worded and other factors, it may be possible for prosecutor to get this charge to stick. [Read More]

Ways Your Attorney Can Beat a DUI

If you've recently been charged with a DUI, you may feel as though your options are limited, particularly if you failed a number of tests. In some situations, defendants are adamant that they weren't intoxicated; they just don't know how to prove it. With the right attorney on your side, and under the right conditions, there are a number of situations in which your DUI charge can be thrown out. Here's what you need to know about how the law can work in your favor. [Read More]