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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/
Rank this Week: 5042

On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • May 29

    June 1, 2015

    June 1, 2015
  • May 29

    Gaming officials find a compromise; West Baltimore citizens fear police abandonment

    Gaming officials find a compromise; West Baltimore citizens fear police abandonment
    It was all fun and games in Annapolis as state officials were celebrating over new regulations for electronic gaming, but for residents of West Baltimore, it was anything but time to celebrate. Homicides are up and arrests have plummeted…
  • May 29

    Some of Medicaid proposal already in place in Md.

    Some of Medicaid proposal already in place in Md.
    Maryland health officials and advocates say they’re still working through 650 pages of Medicaid regulations proposed Tuesday, but the state is already meeting some of the new requirements suggested by the federal government. The…
Rank this Week: 142

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/
  • May 29

    Protecting Yourself and Loved Ones from Hazards of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

    Protecting Yourself and Loved Ones from Hazards of Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
    Recent legal issues and security breaches have left consumers and healthcare providers alike questioning the benefits of electronic medical records. Designed to improve accuracy in patient care and eliminate medical errors, EMRs have instead…
  • May 22

    Your Electronic Medical Records (EMR): How Safe Are They?

    Your Electronic Medical Records (EMR): How Safe Are They?
    Electronic medical records are supposed to make healthcare more personalized, more convenient and more effective, but recent events show they may pose some very serious risks to patients, sometimes resulting in inaccurate diagnoses that could…
  • May 18

    May is National Physical Fitness and Sport Month

    May is National Physical Fitness and Sport Month
    According to the CDC, more than a third of adults in the U.S. are obese and another third are overweight; obesity also affects about 18 percent of kids from age 6 to 19, and an amazing 12 percent of kids aged just two to five years. Obesity…
Rank this Week: 258

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/
  • May 29

    Truck Overturns on Maryland Bay Bridge, Injuring One

    Truck Overturns on Maryland Bay Bridge, Injuring One
    Earlier this month on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, a tractor-trailer overturned, injuring one man and blocking traffic for several hours. According to one local news source, the accident occurred on the westward span of the bridge and blocked…
  • May 22

    Accident Resulting in Gravel Spill on Intercounty Connector Claims One Life

    Accident Resulting in Gravel Spill on Intercounty Connector Claims One Life
    Earlier this month, an accident on Route 200, more commonly known as the Intercounty Connector, claimed the life of one man and injured another. According to one local news report, the accident occurred around two in the afternoon, between…
  • May 15

    Cement Truck Runs Red Light and Crashes into Car, Seriously Injuring One

    Cement Truck Runs Red Light and Crashes into Car, Seriously Injuring One
    Earlier this month in Decatur, Georgia, a cement truck carrying a several-ton load was involved in an accident with a small passenger car. According to one local news report, the accident occurred when the cement truck driver ran a red light…
Rank this Week: 3558

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/
  • May 29

    Governor Vetoes Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization

    Governor Vetoes Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization
    Toward the end of the 2015 legislative session the General Assembly convincingly passed a modification of the marijuana decriminalization law. The modification served to cure an inherent defect in the 2014 decriminalization law by removing…
  • May 25

    Drug And Alcohol Deaths Rising In Maryland

    Drug And Alcohol Deaths Rising In Maryland
    Drug and alcohol related deaths have increased statewide over the past few years, and the jump from 2013 to 2014 was so significant that the governor has declared a health crisis in Maryland. The state health department recently released its…
  • May 16

    Baltimore Public Works Employees Charged With Bribery

    Baltimore Public Works Employees Charged With Bribery
    The FBI recently concluded a two-year investigation of five Baltimore City public works employees, and now two face bribery charges in the United States District Court. The other three face theft and conspiracy charges, which are charged…
Rank this Week: 2905

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/
  • May 29

    Suspected DUI Driver Found to be in Possessesion of Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana, and Pill

    Suspected DUI Driver Found to be in Possessesion of Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana, and Pill
    A Maryland man is facing an array of drug and driving charges after being stopped on suspicion of DUI and found to be in possession of a wide variety of drugs. Arturo Castanda Perez was originally stopped for driving the wrong direction,…
  • May 28

    Actor and Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested For DUI in New Mexico

    Actor and Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested For DUI in New Mexico
    Sam Shepard, an Oscar nominated and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, was arrested for DUI in New Mexico Monday night. Shepard was spotted driving to drive away with the emergency brake on, at which point police were called to the scene.…
  • May 27

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren
    An Arizona woman is facing two counts of aggravated DUI after allegedly taking a friend’s police car and driving to a fast food restaurant. Elizabeth Jean Moore, was taken into custody after turning on the siren while at the drive thru…
Rank this Week: 699

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Nursing Home Rankings Should Be Taken Seriously by Prospective Resident

    Nursing Home Rankings Should Be Taken Seriously by Prospective Resident
    With the advent of the internet, it has become easier than ever to review our experiences with the various companies and institutions we do business with on a day-to-day basis. In fact, some suggest that the higher prevalence of peer reviews…
  • May 21

    Nursing Home Charged with Covering Up Alleged Patient Abuse

    Nursing Home Charged with Covering Up Alleged Patient Abuse
    Earlier this month in Ilion, New York, the top management and owners of a nursing home facility were criminally charged for their role in an alleged cover-up involving serious instances of alleged patient abuse. According to one local news…
  • May 14

    Series of Alleged Lapses in Care Cited as Basis for Recent Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit

    Series of Alleged Lapses in Care Cited as Basis for Recent Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, a lawsuit was filed by the son of a woman who passed away while in the care of a skilled nursing facility, alleging that the care provided to his mother in her final hours contributed to his mother’s early death.…
Rank this Week: 2357

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • May 27

    Family Awarded over $4 Million in Birth Injury Case

    Family Awarded over $4 Million in Birth Injury Case
    Earlier this month in Bibb County, Georgia, a family was awarded a $4.3 million jury verdict in a case alleging medical malpractice on the part of the woman's pre-natal physicians. According to one local news source, the trial spanned eight…
  • May 20

    Woman Paralyzed Hours after Childbirth Recovers $35 Million Jury Verdict

    Woman Paralyzed Hours after Childbirth Recovers $35 Million Jury Verdict
    Earlier this month in Massachusetts, a jury awarded a mother who suffered a stroke just hours after childbirth over $35 million in damages. According to a report by the Boston Globe, the recovery was not based on the negligence of the…
  • May 13

    Doctor Accused of "Poor Professional Performance" after Child Is Born with Cerebral Palsy

    Doctor Accused of "Poor Professional Performance" after Child Is Born with Cerebral Palsy
    Earlier this month, a mother testified in front of a court, explaining the turn of events that ultimately led to her son being born with what she claims was a preventable case of cerebral palsy. According to one local news source, the woman…
Rank this Week: 3746

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
  • May 27

    Family Awarded $6 Million in Medical-Malpractice Cases after Losing Daughter

    Family Awarded $6 Million in Medical-Malpractice Cases after Losing Daughter
    Earlier this month, a family in Pennsylvania received a $6 million verdict after a medical malpractice case alleging negligence on the part of doctors who treated their daughter. According to one local news report, the two-year-old girl was…
  • May 20

    Woman Receives $7.65 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Woman Receives $7.65 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Earlier this month in Maine, a woman successfully sued the Central Maine Medical Center for allegedly failing to diagnose her cervical cancer. According to an article by one local news source, the lawsuit named the medical center, the woman's…
  • May 13

    Medical Malpractice Claims in the United States: The Big Picture

    Medical Malpractice Claims in the United States: The Big Picture
    Doctors are some of our most trusted professionals. However, each year there are thousands and thousands of cases involving medical malpractice, or, put more simply, professional negligence on the part of doctors. In fact, a recent national…
Rank this Week: 3776

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Virginia Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident Involving Two Motorcycles and One Truck in Fairfax County

    Virginia Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident Involving Two Motorcycles and One Truck in Fairfax County
    Earlier this month in nearby Fairfax County, Virginia, a 25-year-old man was killed when he was involved in a two-motorcycle accident. According to one local news source, the accident occurred in the afternoon hours on southbound Route 123,…
  • May 20

    Maryland Man Killed in Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident on Route 32

    Maryland Man Killed in Left-Turn Motorcycle Accident on Route 32
    Earlier this month, a Maryland man was killed when he was struck by an oncoming car as he was attempting to make a left-hand turn. According to an article by the Baltimore Sun, the accident occurred shortly after five in the afternoon on…
  • May 13

    Two Die in Washington DC Motorcycle Accident

    Two Die in Washington DC Motorcycle Accident
    Earlier this month in Waldorf, Maryland, a fatal motorcycle accident claimed the lives of two Maryland residents as they were enjoying an afternoon ride. According to one local news report, the accident occurred on a Sunday afternoon on Route…
Rank this Week: 1692

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/
  • May 27

    Supreme Court Considers Search and Seizure Dog Sniff Case

    Supreme Court Considers Search and Seizure Dog Sniff Case
    We've discussed cases in the past dealing with the police's right to search or seize your property, and how there must be probable cause for such a stop. The United States Supreme Court has recently decided a case (Rodriguez v. United States)…
  • May 15

    Maryland Wrestles With Rights of Defendants At Bail Hearing

    Maryland Wrestles With Rights of Defendants At Bail Hearing
    The Maryland General Assembly is considering new laws that may affect the rights of criminal defendants. Some legislators apparently believe that when an accused is charged with a crime, if it's too expensive to provide them an attorney, the…
  • Apr 27

    Federal Agents Indicted in Baltimore For Alleged Bitcoin Investigation Fraud

    Federal Agents Indicted in Baltimore For Alleged Bitcoin Investigation Fraud
    Television episodes of good cops who go bad, or police officers who skim money from the investigations they are conducting, are common, and perhaps even cliché. But federal agents in Baltimore are under investigation for doing just…
Rank this Week: 4515

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • May 26

    The Wall Street Journal finds that Travelers Insurance won’t share its umbrella

    The Wall Street Journal finds that Travelers Insurance won’t share its umbrella
    Today’s Wall Street Journal front page features an article titled, “Travelers Doesn’t Want to Share its Umbrella,” about Travelers Insurance threatening suit against virtually every company that uses an umbrella as…
  • May 20

    What’s that smell? You’re in luck, it may be covered!

    What’s that smell? You’re in luck, it may be covered!
    In a recent decision issued by the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, losses caused by a persistent odor can be considered a “physical loss” and thus covered under a homeowner’s insurance policy if the smell distinctly and…
  • May 8

    Consent-to-settle clauses still require insurer’s approval before settling

    Consent-to-settle clauses still require insurer’s approval before settling
    A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Georgia is an important reminder to businesses and individuals whose policy contains a “consent-to-settle” clause – make sure you have the insurer’s approval before proceeding…
Rank this Week: 4068

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/
  • May 26

    Pennsylvania Police Search for Maryland Man Allegedly Involved in DUI Hit-and-Run Accident

    Pennsylvania Police Search for Maryland Man Allegedly Involved in DUI Hit-and-Run Accident
    Earlier this month, police in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, were called to the scene of a hit-and-run accident at around three in the morning. According to one local news source, the hit-and-run driver waited at the scene until right…
  • May 19

    Four Injured in Riverside Accident as Police Officer Responds to Hit-and-Run Collision

    Four Injured in Riverside Accident as Police Officer Responds to Hit-and-Run Collision
    Earlier this month in Riverside, Maryland, an officer responding to a hit-and-run accident was involved in an accident, injuring himself and three others. According to one local news source, the police officer was responding to an altercation…
  • May 12

    Two Killed on Ritchie Highway in Fatal Arnold Accident

    Two Killed on Ritchie Highway in Fatal Arnold Accident
    Earlier this month in Arnold, Maryland, two people lost their lives when they were involved in an accident with a semi-truck. According to one local news report, the accident took place around 7:30 in the evening on Ritchie Highway.…
Rank this Week: 1990

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
Rank this Week: 4851

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/
  • May 25

    Maryland Worker Electrocuted While at Work at Correctional Facility

    Maryland Worker Electrocuted While at Work at Correctional Facility
    Earlier this month in Westover, Maryland, a contractor who was working on an upgrade to the electrical system at Eastern Correctional Institution was killed when he was electrocuted in a tragic workplace accident. According to one local news…
  • May 18

    Maryland Traffic Accident Fatalities Hit 66-Year Low, Safety Programs and Enforcement Techniques Credited

    Maryland Traffic Accident Fatalities Hit 66-Year Low, Safety Programs and Enforcement Techniques Credited
    Earlier this year, the Baltimore Sun published an article lauding the fact that Maryland traffic accidents hit a 66-year low in 2014, with a total of 442 deaths. According to the article, this figure is about half of the highest number of…
  • May 11

    Mother of Child Born with Cerebral Palsy Claims Doctor Was Negligent

    Mother of Child Born with Cerebral Palsy Claims Doctor Was Negligent
    Earlier last month in Ireland, a mother filed claims against the doctor who delivered her third child, claiming that the doctor’s “poor performance” caused her child to be born with the incurable disease cerebral palsy.…
Rank this Week: 314

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/
  • May 24

    Drone Privacy Policy Released By DOJ

    Drone Privacy Policy Released By DOJ
    While most of the country was thinking about the Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Department of Justice released its policy guidance on domestic use of unmanned aircraft systems.  According to The Hill, the new DOJ policy is based…
  • May 24

    Instagram Photos Show Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against NYC Is Frivolou

    Instagram Photos Show Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against NYC Is Frivolou
    Taking photos and sharing them digitally is so easy.  However, just because it is, that doesn't mean you should do so.  In Silicon Valley, the term "frictionless sharing" was coined to describe the ability to make it as simple as…
  • May 23

    Adult Sex Website Hacked, Personal Data At Risk

    Adult Sex Website Hacked, Personal Data At Risk
    The Internet and apps may be utilized for many productive and interesting activities.  For example, users and companies may engage in Business to Business (B to B), Business to Consumer (B to C) commerce, general digital…
Rank this Week: 1471

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/
  • May 23

    Governor Hogan's Veto of Bill to De-criminalize Marijuana Paraphernalia Makes No Sense

    Governor Hogan's Veto of Bill to De-criminalize Marijuana Paraphernalia Makes No Sense
    Governor Hogan vetoed a bill that would have removed criminal penalties from possession of paraphernalia used to smoke marijuana. This legislation is needed to eliminate an inconsistency in the law because it is no longer criminal to possess…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Holds The Line Against Unconstitutional Detention

    Supreme Court Holds The Line Against Unconstitutional Detention
    Today, the Supreme Court released its decision and opinion in Rodriguez v. United States. This was not just a defense win. It was a win for anyone who travels in a car and may be stopped by the police for a traffic violation. The five…
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
Rank this Week: 2885

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • May 22

    Car Crash Lawyer

    Car Crash Lawyer
    Have you been hurt in a car crash and you need a car crash lawyer in Maryland?  Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at (410) 288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal help. Maryland Car Crash Lawyer –…
  • May 15

    Revoked License

    Revoked License
    Driving while your privilege is revoked in Maryland is a “must appear” offense and requires an appearance in Court if charged.  Don’t go to Court alone, hire an attorney that has experience defending revoked license…
  • May 8

    Attorney in MD

    Attorney in MD
    Are you looking for an attorney in Md?  We can help you find an attorney in Maryland. But we need to know what kind of attorney in Md you need and what kind of legal matter do you have in Maryland? Attorney in Md – G. Randolph…
Rank this Week: 4037

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3804

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/
  • May 21

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)
    Filed: April 30, 2014Opinion by: Douglas R. M. ZanarianHolding: (1) When a minority stockholder petitions a court for dissolution pursuant to Md. Code Ann., Corps. & Ass’ns § 3-413 (the “dissolution statute”), such…
  • May 5

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: April 30, 2015Opinion by: James K. BredarHolding: A basic ordering agreement that provides a framework for future contracts but fails to include mutuality of obligation is not by itself an enforceable contract. Facts: Contractor and…
  • Apr 29

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: March 24, 2015Opinion by: Catherine D. BlakeHoldings:(1)   A corporate entity, in acquiring the assets of a predecessor, cannot be held liable solely based on continued use of a predecessor’s trade name, sale of a…
Rank this Week: 1935

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • May 21

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse

    The Insurance Benefits From Early Discovery Of Employee-Caused Losse
    Earlier this month, we posted about the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio’s decision that a credit union’s insurance policy was not invalid from the start because of its employee’s misrepresentations on…
  • May 14

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad

    The Inbox – When Suits Break Bad
    Federal prosecutors recently indicted David Colletti, a former VP of marketing with MillerCoors LLC, on charges relating to a scheme to embezzle $7 million from the beer brewing giant. Mr. Colletti, a thirty-year veteran of the company,…
  • May 13

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release

    In Reversal of Fortune, Court of Appeals Finds Ambiguity in Executive’s General Release
    Last May, we covered a decision by a Michigan federal court that torpedoed Debourah Mattatall’s claims against her former employee, Transdermal Corporation.  Now, thanks to a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…
Rank this Week: 4897

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/
  • May 19

    Airbag Recall | What Happened and What to Expect?

    Airbag Recall | What Happened and What to Expect?
    Auto parts manufacturer has now doubled the size of its defective air bag recall.   Takata has already issued a recall for 18 million airbags.  This new recall will push that number to approximately 34 million. This is the…
  • May 19

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update: Discovery/Trial Selection

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update: Discovery/Trial Selection
    Over the past few years, hundreds of individuals affected by the anticoagulant Xarelto have sued Bayer/Johnson & Johnson, claiming that the drug company failed to warn individuals about the potential serious bleeding risks associated with…
  • May 19

    Big Settlement: Takeda Settles Lawsuits for $2.37 Billion

    Big Settlement: Takeda Settles Lawsuits for $2.37 Billion
    Takeda, manufacturer of the drug Actos, settled thousands of cases at the end of last month for $2.37 billion amid allegations that the drug causes bladder cancer.  Background Lawsuits against Takeda began to spring up a few years ago…
Rank this Week: 612

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/
  • May 17

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH
    Last month, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation enabling the state to raise the speed limit on specified highways from 65 to 70 miles per hour. That comes as good news to those eager to put the pedal to the metal … and not…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Speed Cameras Aim to Reduce Work Zone Motor Vehicle Crashe

    Maryland Speed Cameras Aim to Reduce Work Zone Motor Vehicle Crashe
    We drive by them all the time as we travel Maryland’s highways: road workers filling in potholes, repaving roads, or making improvements to our transportation infrastructure. Maryland’s highway construction workers put themselves…
  • Mar 26

    Heads Up Maryland Parents: Teen Distracted Driving Accidents Worse Than Ever

    Heads Up Maryland Parents: Teen Distracted Driving Accidents Worse Than Ever
    Maryland parents need to set a good example behind the wheel for their teenage sons and daughters. A new report by the AAA Foundation finds that distracted driving contributes to more serious car crashes involving teens than previously…
Rank this Week: 3489

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/
Rank this Week: 3846

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: 3483

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/
  • May 14

    Evidence of Habit Can Make or Break an Injury Lawsuit

    Evidence of Habit Can Make or Break an Injury Lawsuit
    Medical malpractice trials in Maryland are often decided based on the kind of evidence that gets in or out at trial. One kind of evidence is called "habit" evidence, and it allows someone to testify as to what they think, but don't know for…
  • Apr 21

    ACLU Issues Disturbing Report About Police Brutality in Maryland

    ACLU Issues Disturbing Report About Police Brutality in Maryland
    Maryland does not currently track the number of deaths that stem from police encounters. So, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) decided to track them, and is now reporting that 109 people died as a result of police encounters between…
  • Apr 16

    Proposed Law Could Make Birth Malpractice Cases More Difficult

    Proposed Law Could Make Birth Malpractice Cases More Difficult
    Injuries caused by medical malpractice can be devastating and catastrophic. But they can be even more so when they involve the catastrophic injury or even death of a newborn. Despite this, Maryland is actually trying to pass laws that would…
Rank this Week: 2662

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 27

    Motorcycle Accident Victim Awarded $2.8 Million.

    Motorcycle Accident Victim Awarded $2.8 Million.
    Experience with motorcycle claims!
  • Mar 11

    Car Accident Injuries.

    Car Accident Injuries.
    If you've been rear ended in a car accident, there is a good chance that you may have whiplash. Whiplash is not usually felt for hours after a car accident so it is vitally important to go to see your Dr or visit the ER immediately.Most…
Rank this Week: 2827

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/
  • May 11

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?

    New 4th Circuit Opinion | Did Doctor Lie for Disability Policy?
    The Fourth Circuit decided an interesting case that addresses an interesting insurance law questions while also touching on another issue that vexes medical malpractice lawyers in Maryland.  The 4th Circuit overruled a great judge,…
  • May 5

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case

    The Only Way to Get More Than the Insurance Policy in an Accident Case
    What boggles peoples minds is the fact that a large number of Maryland car accidents that lead to death and disability settle for $100,000 or less.  Some settle for $30,000 in case where the liability is clear or even if the defendant…
  • Apr 15

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study

    Emergency Room Malpractice Claim: New Study
    A new study on emergency room malpractice was released today that looks at why ER doctors are so frequently sued in misdiagnosis claims. The study was conducted by The Doctors Company, which is a big insured of doctors, hospitals and…
Rank this Week: 650

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment contracts, age discrimination, FMLA, sexual harassment and overtime pay issues. By Andrew M. Dansicker.

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4627

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/
  • May 4

    What is 2nd Degree Depraved Heart Murder in the Freddie Gray Case?

    What is 2nd Degree Depraved Heart Murder in the Freddie Gray Case?
    The charge against the officers of 2nd Degree Depraved Heart Murder is a real stretch in the Freddie Gray Case. Manslaughter is the most appropriate charge under these facts. Here is why: Second Degree Depraved heart murder is the killing of…
  • May 1

    Freddie Gray Police Officers Chaged Today: What Happens Next

    Freddie Gray Police Officers Chaged Today: What Happens Next
    Now that all police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray have been charged by the Baltimore State's Attorney, I will lay out what to expect in the next 30 days. Charged by Criminal Information: There are two ways to charge a…
  • Mar 27

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke
    Defendants in DUI cases who have commercial driver's license pose a unique set of challenges and considerations for Maryland DUI Attorneys. I have blogged often about the importance of selecting an attorney who specializes in DUI/DWI defense.…
Rank this Week: 2452

Money Law Blog

Money Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and tax law issues in DC, Maryland and Virginia. By the Law Office of Edward Gonzalez, PC.

http://www.money-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What It Takes to Win in Court: Building the "Paper Trail"

    What It Takes to Win in Court: Building the "Paper Trail"
    Probably one of the most frequent problems I encounter with new cases clients bring to my office is the lack of documentary evidence. No one bothers to put down in writing that agreement with the brother-in-law or "friend" about the…
  • Apr 3

    What's Worse Than a BAD Credit History? NO CREDIT HISTORY AT ALL!

    What's Worse Than a BAD Credit History? NO CREDIT HISTORY AT ALL!
    It may not be a well-know fact, but the truth is a lot of financially-responsible people are turned down for loans because they have NO history of recent borrowing. None. This may be because the person saves up and pays for purchases…
  • Mar 4

    If You Have a Mortgage With Chase and Were in Bankruptcy, You May Be Getting a "Break" from Them Soon

    If You Have a Mortgage With Chase and Were in Bankruptcy, You May Be Getting a "Break" from Them Soon
    Admitting it was a "bad boy" handling mortgages in bankruptcy, Chase recently entered a settlement with the federal government to compensate more than 25,000 US homeowners. The settlement is subject to court approval. The United States…
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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
  • Apr 17

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    “Wherever a new disagreement emerges, so does new hope for enlightenment, on both sides of the fence.” — Mike Dooley, Notes from the Universe
  • Apr 16

    Md Legislature Adds Mutual Consent to Grounds for Divorce

    Md Legislature Adds Mutual Consent to Grounds for Divorce
    The Maryland General Assembly has added “Mutual Consent” as new grounds for absolute divorce in Maryland, eliminating the waiting period, if (1) the parties do not have any minor children in common; (2) the parties execute and…
  • Apr 15

    Would You Let Your Children Walk Home Alone

    Would You Let Your Children Walk Home Alone
    by Nelson A. Garcia Rafi Meitiv, age 10, and his sister Dvora, age 6, were walking along Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring when a passerby spotted them and called the police. A police officer asked the children what they were doing, to which…
Rank this Week: 773

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile and truck accidents, distracted driving and product liability. By Posner & Cord, LLC.

http://www.marylandcaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Credibility

    Credibility
    It's a simple word, credibility. Basically, it means a person's believability. A person may not be credible because he has a history of lying, or because what he says doesn't make sense when taken with other more believable facts. In our…
  • Apr 11

    Choosing Your Court

    Choosing Your Court
    We just finished a three day trial in the Baltimore City Circuit Court. It was a simple enough case in the beginning--we represented two clients who were injured when they were t-boned on Christmas day as they drove down to Our Daily Bread…
  • Jul 10

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?
    An automobile accident can turn your life upside down. There's so much to do--find reliable transportation, get to the doctor, deal with insurance companies, and survive missed work. The easiest way to know if you have a claim is to consult…
Rank this Week: 2818

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury, and government law. By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC.

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Apr 6

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker

    Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker
    Local government employees in Maryland are restricted in their ability to sue for injuries caused by an employer or coworker. In Blue v. Arrington, a Baltimore City employee (Arrington) hurt another employee (Blue) while they were…
  • Apr 6

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case

    Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Case
    In the unpublished case Tanner v. Social Security Administration, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals considered a case in which the Social Security Administration had twice denied a claimant’s disability insurance benefits claim. The…
  • Dec 24

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance
      In a recent Maryland Court of Appeals case, the Court  determined that even though a contractor did not have workers’ compensation insurance, they could be an employee of the general contractor, and therefore …
Rank this Week: 4304

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

Covers Criminal and Family Law. Published by Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum.

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 4

    Maryland Self Defense Law FAQ

    Maryland Self Defense Law FAQ
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - Law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland. This blog post is meant to shed some light on the Maryland self defense law. By self defense, I…
  • Nov 4

    Maryland Peace Order and Protective Order Defense

    Maryland Peace Order and Protective Order Defense
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - Law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland. As of October 1, 2014, it became much easier to get a final peace order or a final protective…
  • Nov 4

    Maryland Peace Order and Protective Order Defense

    Maryland Peace Order and Protective Order Defense
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - Law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.As of October 1, 2014, it became much easier to get a final peace order or a final protective…
Rank this Week: 3900

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 5

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 4

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 4
    Okay, so the injury lawyer then files suit against the D.C. bar for serving the drunk driver.  The D.C. bar’s defense lawyer files a motion to dismiss the lawsuit.  Would the DC Superior Court (the local court) or the United…
  • Mar 2

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 3

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 3
    Okay, so what if the same facts took place in the District of Columbia?  First, could the mother and children get punitive damages against the customer of the bar?  Answer:  Probably not.  Punitive damages have not…
Rank this Week: 4064

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 1

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland
    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI? Always a question on the lips of those arrested for an alcohol violation in Maryland. The short answer is probably not! In our over 20 years experience I can count (probably on less than one…
Rank this Week: 4410

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney…

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC.

http://marylandcriminalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Bench Warrants in Maryland

    Bench Warrants in Maryland
    Bench Warrant Maryland | MD Criminal Defense & Be…: http://youtu.be/2A2VkkEt25Y
  • Feb 16

    What is a Stet Disposition in Maryland

    What is a Stet Disposition in Maryland
    Stet Disposition in Maryland | Stet Docket Maryla…: http://youtu.be/7xqJDKIvxJI
  • Feb 16

    What is a PBJ in Maryland?

    What is a PBJ in Maryland?
    PBJ Probation Before Judgment in Maryland | Maryl…: http://youtu.be/cKfIX9_0Pcw
Rank this Week: 4801

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

By Law Offices of Gerald Solomon, PA.

http://www.marylandforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Maryland Mediation 2.0

    Maryland Mediation 2.0
    There is a pattern surfacing where homeowners, having survived the Great Recession, are now able to afford their homes if provided a HAMP or similar modification. The typical case involves middle class homeowners who lost jobs, income or both…
  • Mar 30

    The Maryland Court's Failure to Enforce the Intent of Mediation

    The Maryland Court's Failure to Enforce the Intent of Mediation
    My last post, The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Courts, presented a hypothetical couple who were facing foreclosure. They were waiting for mediation and also hoping to get a modification to save their home. They had…
  • Mar 13

    The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Court

    The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Court
    Maryland adopted a law requiring all parties to a foreclosure to attend mediation if requested. "The goal of the law is to help homeowners get relief through a loan modification if they qualify or to find an alternative to foreclosure." See…
Rank this Week: 3695

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/
  • Feb 6

    Divorce tips for women

    Divorce tips for women
    I was recently interviewed by Connie Donahue of Woman Around Town to give tips for women considering divorce. You can read the article here. I would appreciate any feedback you have. What advice has helped you in divorce or separation?
  • Jan 9

    Is your child's college savings account marital property?

    Is your child's college savings account marital property?
    Now that you and your spouse have created a college savings plan for your spouse, what would happen if you divorce or separate? In Maryland, marital property is determined by how the property was acquired, so if the account was...
  • Jan 8

    Saving for College

    Saving for College
    Is saving for college your New Year's Resolution? Most parents would agree that saving money for their child’s education is important, but the biggest challenge is taking the first step. One easy way to start is with a 529 account,...
Rank this Week: 3114

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer protection law, appeals, and family law. By the Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC.

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    What To Do After a Car Accident

    What To Do After a Car Accident
    Steps To Take After A Car Accident Check Your Passengers. Make sure your passengers are not injured. Call 911 immediately for medical assistance if you or any passengers are injured. Call the Police. Always call the police and request an…
  • Jan 21

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer
    Accidents happen, and a Maryland personal injury lawyer can help. A personal injury case seeks to determine four essential issues: who was at fault, should that person have known to act more reasonably, did the failure to act reasonably lead…
  • Jun 26

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce
    Uncovering hidden assets is the bane of attorneys handling high income divorce cases. Any lawyer can use interrogatories and a request for production of documents, spot issues from facts and construct an argument that advances the…
Rank this Week: 3688

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: 1353

Towson Tax Attorney

Towson Tax Attorney

Covers taxes, business law, and estate planning. By Jeffrey Rogyom.

http://towsontax.com
  • Dec 29

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)
    An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, or ILIT, should be of interest to any person buying life insurance. The ILIT is not just for people with estate tax issues. The ILIT can allow you to control how and when insurance proceeds are distributed…
  • Dec 29

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)
    An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, or ILIT, should be of interest to any person buying life insurance. The ILIT is not just for people with estate tax issues. The ILIT can allow you to control how and when insurance proceeds are distributed…
  • Jan 16

    Commercial Leases – Drafting and Review

    Commercial Leases – Drafting and Review
    Locating a property or a tenant for leasing can be a very time-consuming process, so it’s understandable that parties often rush to get the lease signed; however, having a good lease agreement that’s been drafted and reviewed by…
Rank this Week: 5027

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 20

    A Whole Lot of Process Going On

    A Whole Lot of Process Going On
    The most common question I get (after how much can I get in child support) is "How long does this take."   The answer does not make people happy.   Court processes are not quick things.   The court wants to make sure everyone…
Rank this Week: 4932

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Nov 10

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug
    Earlier last week in Tennessee, a firefighter went to pick up a prescription for an anti-inflammatory medication for shoulder pain and was instead provided Adderall, a medication used to treat the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.…
  • Nov 3

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Error Causes Teen To Take Incorrect Prescription for a Month

    Walgreen’s Pharmacy Error Causes Teen To Take Incorrect Prescription for a Month
    Earlier this month in Michigan, a teenager’s family discovered that he had been taking the wrong prescription for almost a whole month after they noticed that his mood was off and his schoolwork declining. According to a report by one...
  • Oct 23

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute
    In a newly released study by Pediatrics, it is reported that there are an astronomical amount of child medication errors that are occurring outside the hospital setting. According to one article that summarized the report, there are almost…
Rank this Week: 1618