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On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 4

    Missing comma in law means some records off-limits in Tenn.

    Missing comma in law means some records off-limits in Tenn.
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — In the end, the Tennessee Attorney General says the argument all comes down to the lack of a comma. The Tennessean reports that Attorney General Herbert Slatery issued an Aug. 25 opinion that says a city council…
  • Sep 4

    State: Thousands of landlords haven’t met lead registry rule

    State: Thousands of landlords haven’t met lead registry rule
    The Maryland Department of the Environment says it’s sending out 87,000 letters to landlords who haven’t registered their rental units under a law meant to reduce childhood lead poisoning. The agency said Thursday the rule applies…
  • Sep 4

    JAMES MITCHELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    JAMES MITCHELL v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Flight Appellant, David Mitchell, was convicted by a jury in the Circuit Court for Harford County of driving while impaired and failure to control vehicle speed as necessary to avoid a…
Rank this Week: 91

Elder Law Office of David Wingate,…

Elder Law Office of David Wingate, LLC

Covers elder law, assisted living facilities, estate planning, and nursing homes.

http://blog.davidwingate.com/
  • Mar 8

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)
    Related proposals pertaining to qualified plans and individual retirement accounts. In addition, the Green Book includes the following proposals that pertain to qualified plans and IRAs: A limit on the total accrual of retirement benefits by…
  • Mar 7

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)

    Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning - 2015 What Will Happen? (Contd)
    Sales, exchanges and “comparable transactions” with grantor trusts. The Obama Administration would attempt to address the disconnect between the income tax rules and the estate tax rules that apply to intentionally defective grantor…
  • Mar 7

    Social Security Ups Disability Safeguard

    Social Security Ups Disability Safeguard
    The Social Security Administration is expanding a program nationally to help bar criminals from controlling benefits on behalf of individuals with disabilities and the elderly. The program originally launched as a pilot in the…
Rank this Week: 131

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Maryland Accident Law Blog

Covers national and Maryland state tort and workers compensation legislation. Also focuses on boating, car, motorcycle, pedestrian and truck accidents, as well as medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 221

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Could a Baby’s Name Influence the Likelihood of Scary Hospital Errors?

    Could a Baby’s Name Influence the Likelihood of Scary Hospital Errors?
    A new study published in early July in the journal Pediatrics has many obstetricians and hospital safety officials talking. Per the research, approximately 11 percent of medical errors affecting newborn babies stem from misidentification.…
  • Aug 17

    August Is National Immunization Awareness Month – Round Up of Immunization New

    August Is National Immunization Awareness Month – Round Up of Immunization New
    2015 has been a momentous year, in terms of discussion of immunization policy. Ridiculous, unscientific efforts to connect early childhood vaccinations with autism have fortunately stalled, thanks in part to publication of another exhaustive…
  • Jul 16

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”
    Most drug advertisements today include a lot of superficial information touting the benefits of medications, including statistics that can make treatments look fantastic and benign. While the statistics these drug makers cite may be accurate,…
Rank this Week: 269

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 2

    Truck Drivers and Uninsured Motorist

    Truck Drivers and Uninsured Motorist
    Big rig trucks are dangerous.  They cause serious injuries and they kill people.  Our law firm is currently handling 5 wrongful death truck accident cases. It is beyond awful. I think we have established this fact on this blog.…
  • Sep 1

    Facebook Discovery on Steroid

    Facebook Discovery on Steroid
    Facebook discovery is all the rage amongst defense lawyers in personal injury cases.  The reason is twofold.  First, it gets defense lawyers access to information that might lead to admissible evidence that could diminish a…
  • Aug 4

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?

    When Do You Call an Accident Reconstructionist?
    Let me start off by saying I’m generally skeptical of the benefits of an accident reconstructionist as an expert witness in most car accident cases. Why?  Generally, I think in most liability dispute cases, jurors feel like they…
Rank this Week: 454

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Maryland Divorce Legal Crier

Covers divorce, child support, child custody, alimony, equitable property distribution, father's rights, mother's rights, family law, and laws on divorce. By James Gross.

http://mddivorcelawyers.com/legalcrier
  • Sep 3

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken

    Terms and Conditions Unspoken
    When two people enter into a business deal, they usually negotiate and put their agreement in writing so there will be no misunderstandings. Not so, says divorce attorney, Larry Frolick, in the case of a marriage. Frolick describes the…
  • Aug 28

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce

    Ashley Madison and Grounds for Divorce
    Do you have grounds for divorce if you find your spouse among the 37 million hacked users of Ashley Madison, the dating website for married people looking to cheat? In DC, the answer is no. There are only two grounds for divorce in DC —…
  • Aug 21

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce

    Ashley Madison Hack Spurs Divorce
    Divorce lawyers are seeing an upsurge in business as a result of the hack attack on the Ashley Madison Internet dating site for married people. The hackers posted names, street and email addresses and payments for millions of users, mostly…
Rank this Week: 615

Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

Blog for the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 506

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

Covers disputes between companies and executives. Published by Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Aug 30

    Court Disposes of Former CEO’s Claims Against Purchaser of His Company’s Trash Cart

    Court Disposes of Former CEO’s Claims Against Purchaser of His Company’s Trash Cart
    Normally, in litigation between executives and employees, the executive will bring suit after he or she is fired, alleging wrongdoing by the former employer. This makes sense: the employer, after all, is the one who took the adverse action…
  • Aug 26

    The Inbox – The Games We Play

    The Inbox – The Games We Play
    On his way through the San Francisco International Airport with the hopes of boarding his flight to China, Silicon Valley former employee Jing Zeng was not greeted by the friendly faces of a flight crew, but rather the handcuff-wielding…
  • Aug 18

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?

    When Trouble Looms, How Many Battles Will You Have To Fight?
    Indemnification and advancement are intended to protect individuals from claims asserted against them by shareholders or regulators by virtue of their position with a business entity.  A minimum level of protection is guaranteed by…
Rank this Week: 917

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge
    Former Gonzaga high school standout and current freshman quarterback at the University of Virginia Nick Johns is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over in Charlottesville with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the…
  • Aug 4

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update
    The jury trial of Bernard Pierce, former Ravens’ running back and current Jacksonville Jaguar player, is set on October 27th for his DUI case that took place in Maryland. After requesting a jury trial, Pierce’s case was…
  • Aug 3

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 714

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 31

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk
    Riding a bicycle in an urban environment like Washington DC, can be a confusing experience. Should you ride in the street with other vehicles?
  • Dec 31

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk
    Riding a bicycle in an urban environment like Washington DC, can be a confusing experience. Should you ride in the street with other vehicles?
  • Dec 19

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident
    People are excited about bicycles in Washington, DC. According to the DC Department of Transportation, 9,300 District residents biked to work in 2010.
Rank this Week: 770

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal and personal injury topics such as auto accidents, criminal law, medical malpractice, practicing law, and products liability. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.marylandlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City
    There is an interested federal court opinion that came out this month on a street artist/violinist who was barred by a police officer from playing the Ocean City boardwalk. Faced with the threat of arrest, three months in jail and a $500…
  • Jul 2

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before
    Sometimes, I think we should be harder on lawyers who have bad intent. But this is a little over the top for me. In Attorney Grievance Commission v. Kepple, a lawyers was given an indefinite suspension of at least 30 days because 13 years…
  • Jul 1

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally
    After almost six years, the Maryland Court of Appeals shuts down a public interest’s group attempt to block the creation of a dairy farm creamery. The court found that the third party group did not have standing because the easement…
Rank this Week: 839

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice tort reform, law, cases, news, and trial strategies. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?
    Maryland, like many states, creates a lot of hoops that plaintiffs need to jump through in order to bring medical malpractice case.  A lot of these requirements are ticky tacky details. But the big thing is an report and certificate of…
  • Feb 22

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home
    Finding a suitable nursing home for an older loved one is an arduous and time-consuming process.  Nursing homes can be the best fit for an elderly family member’s care but fears of elder abuse, medical mistakes, and the recent…
  • Oct 15

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case
    Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense…
Rank this Week: 666

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 1134

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury, car accident and products liability cases. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.baltimoreinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial

    How to Make Sure A Corporate Representative’s Deposition Testimony Sticks at Trial
    In my opinion, one of the most powerful, yet underused, discovery devices around is the corporate representative deposition. This is because whomever is selected as the representative bonds the corporate entity with whatever their answers…
  • Jun 14

    Keep your kids alive, buckle them up.

    Keep your kids alive, buckle them up.
    By watching TV commercials, it seems that rear-facing backup cameras are all the rage in new trucks and SUV’s. They are supposed to reduce the risk of hurting a child, animal, or anything else that can be behind the vehicle but is short…
  • May 30

    So, uh, yeah, the internet is public. Just so you know.

    So, uh, yeah, the internet is public. Just so you know.
    You know what’s funny about stuff you post on the internet? It’s public, and that means people can see it. This includes those you would rather not see it. For example, if you are a disability claimant, you may want to forego that…
Rank this Week: 1231

Thoughts on Wills & Estate…

Thoughts on Wills & Estate Planning

Covers estate planning in Virginia and Maryland. By Scott R. Zucker.

http://estateplanninginfoblog.com
  • Jan 4

    Federal Estate and Gift Tax Rules for 2013, Including Example

    Federal Estate and Gift Tax Rules for 2013, Including Example
    By passing the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”), President Obama and Congress have agreed on a first step towards solving our fiscal cliff problem.  While neither Democrats or Republicans seem overly…
  • Dec 2

    My 21 Favorite Estate Planning Insults and Comeback

    My 21 Favorite Estate Planning Insults and Comeback
    When you achieve a certain level of success in estate planning law, complaining about the billboards, the yachts, the keys to the cities, the authorized (and unauthorized) documentaries about your life, etc. seems a bit petty. Then again, the…
  • Nov 30

    The Fiscal Cliff and Your Estate Planning (Part III): The Impact on You

    The Fiscal Cliff and Your Estate Planning (Part III): The Impact on You
    In the first post of this series, we discussed the fiscal cliff and its impact on our economy.  In the previous post, we covered the proposals most likely to be considered by Congress in the coming weeks.  In this final post of the…
Rank this Week: 1017

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice…

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice topics, including anesthesia, cancer, expert testimony, infection, and trial. By Leon Aussprung.

http://www.philadelphiamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania
    Though everyone knows about the danger and irresponsibility of getting behind the wheel after drinking, few people talk about the similar risks associated with drugged driving. It’s about time that changes given the increasing occurrence of…
  • Aug 28

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High
    According a recent article on Dotmed.com, this past year has seen a massive number of medical device recalls. According to ExpertRecall, a company tasked with tracking food, drug and device recalls, a whopping 123 million such devices were…
  • Aug 22

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By
    A recent study has found a major flaw in the Food and Drug Administration’s process that approves medical devices. At least four dangerously defective medical devices were expedited through FDA’s approval process with minimal testing. The…
Rank this Week: 1214

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

Features the synopses of opinions from Maryland courts, including the Court of Appeals and the Court of Special Appeals.

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1430

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Incorrect Hearsay Ruling Leads to Sexual Assault Conviction Being Overturned

    Incorrect Hearsay Ruling Leads to Sexual Assault Conviction Being Overturned
    Often, winning a criminal trial involves going beyond facts and criminal laws to understanding and using the rules of evidence. The best evidence in the world is useless if it can't be out before a jury. In a recent case, a significant…
  • Aug 27

    Listing Sexual Offenses on University Transcripts Raises Constitutional Question

    Listing Sexual Offenses on University Transcripts Raises Constitutional Question
    When convicted of a sexual assault crime, it should come as no surprise that one of the possible penalties could include being listed as a sexual offender on a public registry. To end up on such a list, a defendant likely had to plead guilty…
  • Aug 21

    Restoration of Voting Rights Can Have Positive Effect on Convicted Felon

    Restoration of Voting Rights Can Have Positive Effect on Convicted Felon
    Amid the fight over Maryland's drug laws, the Governor's veto of them, and the fight to overturn that veto, something else was vetoed by the Governor: The right for convicted felons to vote. The issue is becoming a hot topic nationally. In…
Rank this Week: 4122

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Insurance Co. v. Mathews Brothers, LLC, and Alban Tractor Co., Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Federal Insurance Co. v. Mathews Brothers, LLC, and Alban Tractor Co., Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: August 14, 2015Opinion by: Richard D. BennettHoldings:(1) The Maryland Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) applies to the manufacture of a yacht because the predominant purpose is the provision of a good with labor incidental thereto.(2) The…
  • Aug 31

    Hogans v. Hogans Agency, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Hogans v. Hogans Agency, Inc. (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  August 28, 2015Holding: A corporation may require a stockholder, who is a direct competitor of the corporation, to sign a confidentiality agreement before inspection of the corporation’s books of accounts and other…
  • Aug 14

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. of Appeals)

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: August 6, 2015Opinion by: Robert N. McDonaldHoldings:(1) The standard for determining whether a minority shareholder has been “oppressed” by the majority is the shareholder’s “reasonable expectations” upon…
Rank this Week: 3727

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Foran & Foran, P.A.

http://www.marylandpersonalinjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2738

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

Provides general information and commentary on child custody, support, divorce and separation, and visitation. By Heather Sunderman.

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Sep 2

    Back to School

    Back to School
    If you have school-age children, you know there's a lot of time and effort in getting ready for back to school. It's difficult enough when you have a good relationship with your co-parent, but if you are separated, you may...
  • Jul 31

    Can I get my child a passport?

    Can I get my child a passport?
    Typically, both parents must appear for a child to get a passport (along with the necessary proof of citizenship, photos, application and fee.) If both parents don't apply together in person, one parent may sign the consent before a notary...
  • Jul 14

    Limited scope respresentation

    Limited scope respresentation
    As of July 1, 2015, the Maryland Judiciary developed new rules specifically permitting what is called "limited scope representation." This means that it is possible for attorneys to represent clients for specific tasks in litigation as…
Rank this Week: 2019

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

Analyzes athletes' family law issues to explain how family law works to the average consumer.

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land

    Same Sex Marriage -- It's the LAW of the Land
    What a topic to come back on.    Look this is not complicated.    Just like with interacial marriage back in 1967, the state is not going to tell consenting adults who they can love (okay polygamy is a whole other topic…
  • Nov 23

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII

    Fun with Twitter -- Henry VII
    As many of you know, I have a twitter account (eplayer).   It's supposed to be about family law, but let's fact it, a vast majority of my tweets are about football.   It happens.   I also enjoy following fictional accounts.…
  • Oct 30

    Timing is Everything

    Timing is Everything
    Last post I wrote about how long the process can take.   Now I am going to talk about deadlines to do some of those things in the process.    Because if you miss a deadline, you can be out of luck.   SOL does not just…
Rank this Week: 3717

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Sep 1

    A Few Tips to Help Avoid a Washington, D.C., Car Accident During the Labor Day Weekend

    A Few Tips to Help Avoid a Washington, D.C., Car Accident During the Labor Day Weekend
    The Labor Day weekend is fast approaching and for many residents of the Mid-Atlantic, that means traveling for the long weekend. With more than 740,000 Washington, D.C., citizens planning to hit the roads and highways in the coming days,…
  • Aug 27

    As School Begins, Many Work to Reduce Maryland Pedestrian Accident Total

    As School Begins, Many Work to Reduce Maryland Pedestrian Accident Total
    School is back in session across the Mid-Atlantic, and that means children will be walking, biking, and riding to institutions of learning in their neighborhoods. Our Maryland pedestrian accident lawyers at ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers point…
  • Aug 19

    “Route 29 Batman” Killed in Maryland Auto Accident

    “Route 29 Batman” Killed in Maryland Auto Accident
    As children, we grow up thinking that super heroes are invincible. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. This past weekend, the man that was known as the “Route 29 Batman” died as the result of a traffic accident that…
Rank this Week: 3070

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and recent verdict updates. By Butschky & Butschky, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Traffic Accident Deaths Rise in First Six Months of 2015

    Traffic Accident Deaths Rise in First Six Months of 2015
    The Associated Press reports that data gathered by the National Safety Council (NSC) shows traffic accident fatalities up for the first half of 2015 — reversing what had been a trend toward fewer car crash deaths. For the last several…
  • Aug 5

    Recall Fatigue Could Prevent Maryland Drivers from Getting Vehicles Repaired

    Recall Fatigue Could Prevent Maryland Drivers from Getting Vehicles Repaired
    Exploding airbags. Ignition switches turning off without warning. Accelerator pedals sticking. Tires blowing out. The list of automotive safety recalls in recent years seems to go on and on. The problem with Takata airbag inflators, which has…
  • Jul 3

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident
    With its barbecues, beach trips and fireworks, everyone welcomes July 4 as the official start of summer. If you plan to hit the road in Maryland this holiday weekend — you’re not alone. AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts some 870,000…
Rank this Week: 4929

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Baltimore Police A Leader In Secret Cell Tracking Technology

    Baltimore Police A Leader In Secret Cell Tracking Technology
    A secret cell phone tracking system used by law enforcement for over a decade is slowly being exposed, but defendants and their attorneys are still being left in the dark in thousands of criminal cases each year. The technology commonly…
  • Aug 20

    State And Local Politicians Quarrel Over Medical Marijuana

    State And Local Politicians Quarrel Over Medical Marijuana
    Each step toward a viable medical marijuana program brings with it numerous unforeseen obstacles, and it’s been that way in Maryland since 2013. Two years ago lawmakers in Annapolis passed the state’s first medical marijuana…
  • Aug 13

    Maryland Court Expands Police DNA Use

    Maryland Court Expands Police DNA Use
    DNA collection and preservation by law enforcement has been one of the more hotly contested privacy issues of the last decade. The presence of a defendant’s DNA at a crime scene is often the most compelling state’s evidence at…
Rank this Week: 2295

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4213

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court

    Divorced Couple Battle Fate of Frozen Embryos in Court
    When a couple chooses to divorce, there are many issues to address and resolve in order to move forward with their separate lives. Each family law case comes with a unique set of facts that can often dictate how the couple proceeds, to some…
  • Aug 17

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu

    Maryland Court Decides Child Custody Issue Involving Special Immigrant Statu
    Maryland courts review virtually every request in a child custody case in accordance with the “best interests of the child” standard. Judges seek to protect the well-being and general welfare of children brought before them, no…
  • Jul 29

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case

    Maryland Court Asserts Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Putative Father in Child Custody Case
    Most states have enacted uniform laws that govern child custody and support issues. Such uniform provisions serve to provide “systematic and harmonized approaches” to family issues that require immediate attention when the…
Rank this Week: 3223

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

http://www.shearsocialmedia.com/
  • Aug 29

    Ballot Selfies, The First Amendment, Privacy, and Public Safety

    Ballot Selfies, The First Amendment, Privacy, and Public Safety
    I was recently contacted by a reporter about the New Hampshire ballot seflie law court case and unfortunately I was not able to get back to the reporter before the article's deadline.  I first recall speaking with the media in 2012 about…
  • Aug 28

    Google Refuses To Acknowledge The Law In Response To European Antitrust Complaint

    Google Refuses To Acknowledge The Law In Response To European Antitrust Complaint
    Earlier this year, the European Commission (EC) sent a Statement of Objections (formal complaint) to Google for violating European antitrust (competition) laws.   In particular, the EC alleges Google “has abused…
  • Aug 28

    FTC Announces PrivacyCon Symposium

    FTC Announces PrivacyCon Symposium
    Earlier today, I received notification from the FTC announcing that on January 14, 2016 it will hold an event called PrivacyCon. According the FTC's website, the conference is designed "to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders,…
Rank this Week: 3550

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Covers nursing home injuries, negligence and legislation. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Family of Deceased Nursing Home Resident Files Suit

    Family of Deceased Nursing Home Resident Files Suit
    Earlier this month, the family of a 57-year-old woman who died after lighting herself aflame filed suit against the nursing facility that was charged with her care. According to one local news article, the lawsuit is against the single…
  • Aug 20

    Nursing Home Employee Caught on Video Abusing Patient

    Nursing Home Employee Caught on Video Abusing Patient
    Earlier this month in Brooklyn, New York, prosecutors filed charges against an employee at a nursing home after it was discovered that the employee had abused an 82-year-old dementia patient. According to one local news report, the employee…
  • Aug 13

    Video Camera Installed By Loved Ones Catches Abusive Nurses in Action

    Video Camera Installed By Loved Ones Catches Abusive Nurses in Action
    Earlier this year in Minnesota, video cameras installed by the loved ones of a nursing home resident caught several nursing home employees engaging in the abuse of a resident. According to one local news source, the videos resulted in a…
Rank this Week: 3377

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 3159

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland bicycle and motorcycle accidents. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Harmans Motorcycle Accident Claims One Man’s Life

    Harmans Motorcycle Accident Claims One Man’s Life
    Earlier this month, an accident in Harmans, Maryland resulted in one Hanover man losing his life when the motorcycle on which he was riding was struck by a passenger vehicle. According to one local news report, the accident took place at…
  • Aug 19

    Hagerstown Motorcycle Accident Claims One Man’s Life

    Hagerstown Motorcycle Accident Claims One Man’s Life
    Earlier this month, one man was killed when he was struck by another vehicle while riding his motorcycle in Hagerstown, Maryland. According to one local news source, the accident took place around 11:30 in the morning near 25 East North…
  • Aug 12

    22-Year-Old Dies in Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident in Timonium

    22-Year-Old Dies in Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident in Timonium
    Earlier this month, a 22-year-old man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident involving one other vehicle. According to one local news report, the accident occurred in Timonium, Maryland on a Wednesday morning, around 11 a.m. Evidently, the…
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Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer…

Maryland Trucking Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers trucking accident news, safety issues, and legislative updates. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandtruckaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Eight-Vehicle Accident Claims the Life of One Maryland Woman

    Eight-Vehicle Accident Claims the Life of One Maryland Woman
    Earlier this month, an eight-vehicle accident near New Haven, Connecticut, claimed two lives, including a 61-year-old woman from Maryland. According to one local Connecticut news source, the accident took place on Interstate 95 southbound, at…
  • Aug 18

    Dump Truck Slams into Semi-Truck on Highway, Both Drivers Ticketed

    Dump Truck Slams into Semi-Truck on Highway, Both Drivers Ticketed
    Earlier this week near Dover, Delaware, a dump truck driver crashed his truck into the rear of a semi-truck that was parked on the side of the highway. Thankfully, no one was injured as a result. According to one local Delaware news report,…
  • Aug 11

    Two Dead, One Injured in Late-Night Maryland Truck Accident

    Two Dead, One Injured in Late-Night Maryland Truck Accident
    Earlier this month, two men were killed as a result of an head-on accident between a semi-truck and a passenger car. According to one local news source, the accident occurred at around 2:30 in the morning on Interstate 70, near Hancock,…
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Maryland Car Accident Attorney…

Maryland Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Maryland news and updates on motor vehicle accidents. Published By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.marylandcaraccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    After Recovery, DUI Accident Victim Seeks Change in Maryland

    After Recovery, DUI Accident Victim Seeks Change in Maryland
    Back in August 2014, Gary Clever was with his family in his daughter’s car when a drunk driver slammed into the vehicle, injuring everyone inside. Gary Clever, however, suffered the worst of it. He needed to be immediately transported…
  • Aug 18

    Wet Roads May Be Responsible for Five-Year-Old Girl’s Death in Fatal West Baltimore Car Accident

    Wet Roads May Be Responsible for Five-Year-Old Girl’s Death in Fatal West Baltimore Car Accident
    Earlier this month, a five-year-old girl was killed and her nine-year-old sister seriously injured when the children’s mother veered off the road and into another vehicle. According to a report by the local NBC News affiliate, the…
  • Aug 11

    One Woman Dead, One Man in Critical Condition after Baynes Collision; Alcohol Suspected

    One Woman Dead, One Man in Critical Condition after Baynes Collision; Alcohol Suspected
    Earlier this month, one woman lost her life and another man is in critical condition following an accident between two cars that occurred in Baynes, Maryland. According to one local news report, the accident took place on Darnestown Road near…
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Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Maryland Court Upholds Legality of Vehicle Search During DUI Arrest

    Maryland Court Upholds Legality of Vehicle Search During DUI Arrest
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is far too common in Maryland and throughout the entire country. According to statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 1.5 million people are…
  • Aug 10

    Highest Court in Maryland Denies Suppression of Cell Phone Data

    Highest Court in Maryland Denies Suppression of Cell Phone Data
    The quality of the evidence and the manner in which it is obtained are the two critical components of any criminal case. For instance, every citizen is entitled to the Fourth Amendment protections from an illegal search and seizure. A…
  • Jul 23

    Maryland Court Rules Call Records Inadmissible as Hearsay

    Maryland Court Rules Call Records Inadmissible as Hearsay
    Each state enacts rules of evidence that govern the admissibility of various kinds of information and testimony during a court proceeding. Most people have heard of something called “hearsay” – a statement, other than one…
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Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers taxes and business law. By Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin and White.

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    COSA Finds No Error in Negligence Jury Instruction

    COSA Finds No Error in Negligence Jury Instruction
    Governments and businesses know – or at least they should – that there’s a difference between being vicariously liable and being directly negligent. Jurors may not, however, so how carefully should the distinction be…
  • May 30

    Won't Get Fooled Again: Changes to Appellate Font and Spacing Rule

    Won't Get Fooled Again: Changes to Appellate Font and Spacing Rule
    We all know the little tricks to stuffing the most content into the allotted number of pages of your appellate brief (currently 50 for the Court of Appeals and 35 for the Court of Special Appeals) – decreasing the line spacing,…
  • Apr 22

    Time Is On (Your) Side: A Proposed Change to Maryland Appellate Rule 8-412(c)

    Time Is On (Your) Side: A Proposed Change to Maryland Appellate Rule 8-412(c)
    As the appellant in the Maryland appellate courts, when should you file your brief? Currently, it’s within 40 days after the clerk notifies you that the court has filed the record. Sounds easy enough, except the current Maryland Rules…
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Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Maryland medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury law. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    Baltimore Washington Medical Center Sends Out Warnings About Fake Medical Device

    Baltimore Washington Medical Center Sends Out Warnings About Fake Medical Device
    Medical malpractice, and the chances of being a victim of it, are scary. Just the idea that the professionals we rely upon to safeguard our health and well being could make a mistake is frightening. But every now and then, a story comes out…
  • Jul 30

    Too Much Treatment Can Lead to Malpractice

    Too Much Treatment Can Lead to Malpractice
    When we think of injuries that are caused by our doctors and medical provides, it is common to think of a provider performing procedures negligently or failing to conduct tests or take precautions, thus overlooking significant medical…
  • Jul 9

    Biomechanics Experts are Often Overlooked in Auto Accident Case

    Biomechanics Experts are Often Overlooked in Auto Accident Case
    To a layperson, car accidents can seem relatively simple, especially if you are clearly not at fault. You may look at a rear-ending accident, for example, and just assume that it is an "easy" case that a jury will award damages for. However,…
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Lawsuit Information Center

Lawsuit Information Center

Covers auto and truck accident, medical malpractice and products liability issues. By the Law Offices of Miller and Zois, LLC.

http://www.accidentinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    State & Federal Court: What’s the Difference? | Learning About Lawsuit

    State & Federal Court: What’s the Difference? | Learning About Lawsuit
    The United States uses a federalist system of government. This allows each of the fifty states to be fairly autonomous and limits the amount of power that the federal government possesses. One of the consequences of having this type of…
  • Aug 4

    5 Interesting Verdicts in Virginia in 2015

    5 Interesting Verdicts in Virginia in 2015
      Here are 5 interesting jury verdicts in 2015 that you might finding interesting: $13,000 Settlement – A 31 year-old man is driving his car on the highway at a rate of around 60 mph. He approaches an intersection where a…
  • Aug 4

    Invokana/Farxiga Lawsuits |Get Real Information

    Invokana/Farxiga Lawsuits |Get Real Information
    A category of medications known as SGLT2 Inhibitors has recently garnered some negative attention, including some heat from the FDA. These Type 2 diabetes drugs are successful and fairly well known; however the FDA and users are starting to…
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Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    The Effects of Marijuana Legalization

    The Effects of Marijuana Legalization
    Marijuana Legalization Effects of Marijuana.
  • Mar 1

    I smell dope in the nations capital

    I smell dope in the nations capital
    This week Marijuana becomes legal in the nation's capital, Washington D.C., kinda. A person is allowed to grow up to three plants in their house and they are allowed to smoke Marijuana in their house- not on the street. Unlike liberal and…
  • Feb 10

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence
    The issue of DUI by Marijuana (driving under the influence) has never been more relevant than now when states are beginning to jump onto the pot bandwagon, legalizing Marijuana for recreational and or medical use while many more states have…
Rank this Week: 2143

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Aug 5

    Suspended License Lawyer

    Suspended License Lawyer
    Have you been ticketed for a suspended license in Maryland? Call the Maryland suspended license lawyer Randolph Rice at 410.288.2900 for immediate help. You can also email the office for immediate legal help. Maryland suspended license lawyer…
  • Aug 5

    Baltimore Truck Wreck Attorney

    Baltimore Truck Wreck Attorney
    Big truck accidents can be serious, that’s why you need a Baltimore truck wreck attorney to maximize your recovery. Call (410) 288-2900 to speak with personal injury attorney Randolph Rice today! More often than not, accidents with big…
  • Aug 3

    10 Things to Do If Pulled Over by the Police

    10 Things to Do If Pulled Over by the Police
    Attorney Randolph Rice is a Maryland criminal defense lawyer.  He has represented hundreds of people pulled over and arrested by the police.  If you’ve been charged with a crime or traffic violation, contact his office at…
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Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 3

    New York Times Blasts Baltimore Judge in DWI Case

    New York Times Blasts Baltimore Judge in DWI Case
    Today the New York Times featured on its front page a story about a Baltimore woman who had to endure a $25,000 bond, numerous court appearances, a suspended drivers’ license, and 34 days in the Baltimore City Jail for a first…
  • Jul 26

    Leonard R. Stamm Becomes Dean of the National College for DUI Defense

    Leonard R. Stamm Becomes Dean of the National College for DUI Defense
    On Saturday, July 25, 2015, Leonard R. Stamm became the Dean of the National College for DUI Defense. At the annual summer session, held at Austin Hall at Harvard Law School (the College is not affiliated with Harvard Law School, it just…
  • Jul 9

    The Court of Appeals takes a step forward with Norton

    The Court of Appeals takes a step forward with Norton
    The Court of Appeals announced its decision in Norton v. State today.  I was privileged to have been local counsel on the amicus brief filed by the Innocence Network in this case.  The case was a win for Norton, but more…
Rank this Week: 4790

Metro DC Personal Injury Lawyer…

Metro DC Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Stravitz Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.metrodcpersonalinjurylawyer.com/
  • Aug 3

    Getting Recorded Statements from Insurance Companies in Personal Injury Cases Pending in DC Superior Court

    Getting Recorded Statements from Insurance Companies in Personal Injury Cases Pending in DC Superior Court
    In one of my former cases, a Defendant mangled my client’s finger by closing it in an electric car window. According to my client, the Defendant neither warned him that she was about to close the window nor did she give him enough time…
  • Jul 29

    Welcome Change to DC Law Forces Fairness on Crash Victims’ Own Insurance Companie

    Welcome Change to DC Law Forces Fairness on Crash Victims’ Own Insurance Companie
    Let’s say you are involved in a serious collision in the District of Columbia. You were driving through an intersection on a green light and a driver from your right ran a red light and t-boned your car. Fortunately, there is an…
  • Mar 9

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 5

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 5
    For the final installment of this thread of blog posts, we will use the same facts from Part 1, but they will take place in Virginia.  To review the key facts, a customer is served drinks at a bar long after he is obviously intoxicated…
Rank this Week: 2742

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Covers insurance law. By Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, P.A.

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Jul 30

    Drones, anyone: Is it time to buy drone insurance for your business?

    Drones, anyone: Is it time to buy drone insurance for your business?
    According to the Federal Aviation Administration, drones are the fastest growing segment of the aviation industry. Corporate risk managers predict that within five years, 40 percent of all businesses will be using drones as part of their…
  • Jul 13

    A Cautionary Tale For Businesses: Make Sure You Have The Right Insurance Protections In Place

    A Cautionary Tale For Businesses: Make Sure You Have The Right Insurance Protections In Place
    Given the important role that commercial insurance plays in protecting, and sometimes saving, businesses of every size, smart companies pay attention to their insurance applications, insurance policies and other communications from their…
  • Jun 22

    Is an Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 2

    Is an Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 2
    As I said in part one of my blog on captive insurance companies, the exploding popularity of captives cannot be denied, and it is not difficult to understand why. A business that forms a captive insurer often enjoys lower premium costs simply…
Rank this Week: 2758

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury news. By Joseph H. Ostad, P.A.

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Finding a Good Business Lawyer.

    Finding a Good Business Lawyer.
    if you are looking to start a new business or have questions regarding business law contact Joseph Ostad at 800 320-0080 today.
  • Jun 2

    Important Information Regarding Maryland Health Care Laws.

    Important Information Regarding Maryland Health Care Laws.
    http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/25ind/html/42healc.html
  • May 11

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.
    Approximately 200 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning, and still thousands of others will develop severe symptoms that require emergency medical attention. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common cause of accidental…
Rank this Week: 3503

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy
    As an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney and former Assistant State's Attorney, I have prosecuted and defended well over a thousand First and Second Degree Assault Cases. These serious cases can carry substantial penalties…
  • Jun 3

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case
    Sex Offenses including Second Degree Rape charges are among the most serious criminal offenses that are handled in the criminal just system. Anyone who is charged with Rape or any other Sex Offense requires the assistance of an Aggressive…
  • Jun 2

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke
    The client did possess a commercial driver’s license but when he was pulled over for exceeding the speed limit by 15 miles per hour, he was operating his personal vehicle. When the Trooper approached the defendant he smelled of…
Rank this Week: 4233

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Maryland personal injury law and news. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • May 14

    Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelhia

    Amtrak Train Crash in Philadelhia
    Another fatal train accident has taken place on the east coast. This one occurred yesterday in Philadelphia and the preliminary investigating seems to indicate that the cause of the accident was conductor error. According to the unnamed…
  • Dec 29

    Roland Park Bicycle Death Case Requires An Expereinced Attorney

    Roland Park Bicycle Death Case Requires An Expereinced Attorney
    Sadly, another bicycle rider has been killed by a driver, this time in Roland Park. An article regarding this most recent matter can be found here. I have handled two high-profile bicycle death cases in Maryland in the last few years,…
  • Nov 6

    STSW Assists Victims in Shocking “Mikvah” Video Voyeurism Case

    STSW Assists Victims in Shocking “Mikvah” Video Voyeurism Case
    On October 14, 20014, prominent D.C. Rabbi and religious scholar Barry Freundel was arrested by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and charged with various offenses relating to voyeurism. According to charging documents, which can…
Rank this Week: 4232