Damico & Stockstill, Attorneys at Law

August 2011 Archives

Man accused of beheading boy to receive psychiatric evaluation

A 30-year-old man accused of dismembering and beheading his disabled son is set to receive evaluation as to whether he is sane enough to help in his defense on charges of first degree murder.

Former White Castle Mayor faces up to 24 years in prison

Former White Castle Mayor Maurice Brown, who was charged with federal racketeering and fraud charges in March, learned last Wednesday that he may be facing between 19 and 24 years in prison. Those charges came after a one year long FBI sting known as Operation Blighted Officials.

Baton Rouge Medicare fraud trial should be wrapping up soon

Health care fraud, one of the areas we cover on this blog, covers a variety of charges, including inflated billing of services, kickbacks or self-referrals, performing medically unnecessary services in order to bill, "upcoding," and billing for non covered services. Medicare is one area where fraud often takes place. Because certain services are covered at a high rate by the program, there is an inviting opening for criminal activity.

Holder: 72 charged in international online child porn ring

CBS News reports that Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Department Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the unsealing of three indictments and a complaint charging 72 persons for involvement in an online child pornography ring spanning five continents. According to the Justice Department, 52 of the individuals have already been arrested. Thirteen of the individuals charged have already pleaded guilty and four of them have received prison terms of between 20 and 30 years.

Email Us For A Response

Need Help From An Experienced Team Of Trial Attorneys?

Use the form below to contact our attorneys directly. Contact us right now.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Our lawyers have over 50 years of combined experience and are AV-rated* under Martindale Hubbell's peer review rating system.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Damico & Stockstill, Attorneys at Law

8048 One Calais Avenue | Suite A | Baton Rouge, LA 70809-3483 | Phone: 225-250-1812 | Fax: 225-769-0195 | Baton Rouge Law Office Map