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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/
  • May 21

    JERMELL LAMONT FOSTER v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    JERMELL LAMONT FOSTER v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Defense of others On August 17, 2014, Jermell Foster shot and killed Ramel Baker in an alley of the Welcome Inn in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Baltimore County Police Department arrested…
  • May 21

    POMPEY LAWRENCE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    POMPEY LAWRENCE v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Jury instruction — Voluntary manslaughter On August 17, 2014, Jermell Foster shot and killed Ramel Baker in an alley of the Welcome Inn in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Baltimore County Police Department…
  • May 21

    THURSTON YERBY v. STATE OF MARYLAND

    THURSTON YERBY v. STATE OF MARYLAND
    Criminal procedure — Closing argument by state — Mischaracterization of DNA evidence A jury in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County convicted Thurston Yerby, the appellant, of two counts of second-degree murder for…
Rank this Week: 51

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 15

    The Concept of “Assumption of the Risk” in Maryland Personal Injury Case

    The Concept of “Assumption of the Risk” in Maryland Personal Injury Case
    When a party files a personal injury case against a defendant, the defendant has the opportunity to argue one or more defenses in hopes of escaping liability. In some cases, the ultimate determination comes down to which witness is more…
  • May 8

    Plaintiff’s Failure to Comply with Procedural Requirement Results in Dismissal of Lawsuit

    Plaintiff’s Failure to Comply with Procedural Requirement Results in Dismissal of Lawsuit
    Last month, a Georgia appellate court issued a written opinion in a personal injury case arising out of a car accident between the plaintiff and a government employee. Since the case was filed against a government entity, the…
  • May 1

    Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures May Be Admissible in Some Case

    Evidence of Subsequent Remedial Measures May Be Admissible in Some Case
    In personal injury trials, the judge acts as the gatekeeper to determine which evidence the jury should hear. In making these evidentiary decisions, the judge must apply the appropriate rule of evidence. While the rules of evidence…
Rank this Week: 218

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 19

    Negligent Hiring Claims Against Nursing Homes in Maryland

    Negligent Hiring Claims Against Nursing Homes in Maryland
    A claim of negligent hiring is based on the idea that an employer has a duty to protect others from a risk of harm posed by employees of which the employer knows or should know. If an employer fails to exercise reasonable care to ensure that…
  • May 12

    The Use of Hidden Cameras in Maryland Nursing Home

    The Use of Hidden Cameras in Maryland Nursing Home
    Nursing homes do not enjoy a good reputation when it comes to patient care, and for good reason. Over the past few years, it seems that there has not been a week that goes by without an incident of nursing home abuse or neglect. With the…
  • May 5

    Sexual Abuse Among Nursing Home Residents Becoming an Increasingly Common Problem

    Sexual Abuse Among Nursing Home Residents Becoming an Increasingly Common Problem
    Over the past decade, instances of resident-on-resident abuse in nursing homes have greatly increased. One of the most common forms of unwelcome resident-on-resident contact is sexual abuse. When a resident suffers sexual abuse while at a…
Rank this Week: 434

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/
  • Feb 23

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health

    Studies Show Low Carb Diets Can Do Much for Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Doctors and other health care professionals urge Americans of all ages to get regular exercise and see their doctors for regular checkups. But studies are showing there’s an under-utilized option for…
  • Feb 19

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health

    Celebrate American Heart Month By Learning More About Heart Health
    February is American Heart Month. Since many of us hit the winter “slump” at about this time of year, it’s a great time to take a second look at your own heart health and start implementing small changes to improve it. Did…
  • Jan 27

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability

    Hurt in 2015? How to Make 2016 a Great Year Despite Your Injury or Disability
    A bad car accident, slip and fall injury or acquired disability turned 2015 upside down for you and your family. You’re likely still struggling to come to terms with your new limitations and figure out how to get your finances, career…
Rank this Week: 352

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: 391

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 10

    New Case Before Court: Is This an Allegation of Malpractice?

    New Case Before Court: Is This an Allegation of Malpractice?
    The Maryland Court of Appeals granted cert in five cases yesterday.  One of the cases, Davis v. Frostburg Facility Operations, is of interest to Maryland medical malpractice lawyers because it addresses the question of what constitutes…
  • May 8

    New Law: Breach of Contract in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case

    New Law: Breach of Contract in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case
    Last week, in Henneberry v. Pharoan, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals looked at the question of whether there can be a breach of contract lawsuit that runs concurrently with a medical malpractice claim.  The case clarifies Maryland…
  • May 5

    Knee Injury Settlements and Verdicts | Statistic

    Knee Injury Settlements and Verdicts | Statistic
    Our law firm has successfully handled scores of serious knee injury cases. Most recently, we won a $5.2 million verdict in a knee injury case.  We fight for our clients. Call 800-553-8082 or get a free on-line consultation. According to…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Apr 12

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit
    Pitocin and Syntocinon are commonly brand names for the drug Oxytocin, a synthetic hormone used to help start or expedite childbirth.  This intervenous drug increases the intercellular concentrations of calcium in the middle layer of the…
  • Apr 12

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit

    Pitocin Birth Injury Lawsuit
    Pitocin and Syntocinon are commonly brand names for the drug Oxytocin, a synthetic hormone used to help start or expedite childbirth.  This intervenous drug increases the intercellular concentrations of calcium in the middle layer of the…
  • Jan 23

    GEICO Verdicts and Settlements in Oregon in 2016

    GEICO Verdicts and Settlements in Oregon in 2016
    Below is a list of GEICO settlements and verdicts in Oregon in 2016. Oregon: $120,000 Verdict. An adult female is driving in the left lane of a three-lane, one-way road when she is struck by a vehicle attempting to make a left turn from the…
Rank this Week: 856

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/
  • Apr 7

    Missed Aortic Dissection Results in Death, $2.9m Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Missed Aortic Dissection Results in Death, $2.9m Medical Malpractice Verdict
    A Salt Lake City jury last month awarded $2.9 million to the family of a 55 year-old man who died after physicians failed to diagnose and treat a life-threatening heart condition.  After developing chest pains one evening – which…
  • Mar 20

    Two-Week Medical Malpractice Jury Trial Results in $46.5 Million Verdict to Child

    Two-Week Medical Malpractice Jury Trial Results in $46.5 Million Verdict to Child
    After two weeks of testimony, a medical malpractice jury in Arkansas awarded $46.5 million to a toddler whose family alleged that her doctors’ negligence resulted in catastrophic and irreversible brain damage.  The family alleged…
  • Mar 10

    Failure to Diagnose Wilson’s Disease Results in $29 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict

    Failure to Diagnose Wilson’s Disease Results in $29 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict
    A Missouri jury awarded close to $29 million this week to a then-college athlete whose rare genetic disorder went undiagnosed beginning in 2012, leaving her with devastating injuries.  The woman, who now is 24 years old, alleged that she…
Rank this Week: 924

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/
  • Nov 16

    Malpractice or Negligence? Get the Maryland Law

    Malpractice or Negligence? Get the Maryland Law
    Filing a medical malpractice claim in Maryland is a complicated and an expensive ordeal.  As a pre-condition to any medical malpractice lawsuit in Maryland, you have to first file in Health Claims Arbitration and you must provide…
  • Nov 4

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
  • Oct 29

    Doctors Start a Malpractice Trial in the Lead

    Doctors Start a Malpractice Trial in the Lead
    I always like to read what medical malpractice defense lawyers are telling each other about how to defend a medical malpractice case. I found this paragraph today in an article discussing defending medical doctors: This changed image probably…
Rank this Week: 892

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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 725

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: 484

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: 918

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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 848

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 21

    What is the Penalty for Driving with a Suspended License in Maryland?

    What is the Penalty for Driving with a Suspended License in Maryland?
    What is the penalty for driving with a suspended license in Maryland? The penalty for driving with a suspended license in Maryland varies depending on the section charged. There are numerous subsections of the transportation article. Driving…
  • May 21

    Can Police Ask You to Get Out of Your Car

    Can Police Ask You to Get Out of Your Car
    Do the Police Have the Right to Ask a Driver or Their Passengers to Get Out of the Car? A common question a lot of our clients ask after they have been stopped by the police: Can police ask you to get out of your car? Can the police ask a…
  • May 19

    Baltimore Parents: May Is a Good Time to Review Pool Safety Tip

    Baltimore Parents: May Is a Good Time to Review Pool Safety Tip
    With Memorial Day around the corner, many public and private pools in the area are getting ready to open the for the 2017 season. While going to the pool is an excellent way for kids to spend time with friends, get some exercise, and pass the…
Rank this Week: 1907

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 20

    Maryland Makes Strides to Decrease Pedestrian Accident Injuries and Fatalitie

    Maryland Makes Strides to Decrease Pedestrian Accident Injuries and Fatalitie
    It’s become an all-too-common sight in Baltimore and communities across Maryland: People walking down the sidewalks and crossing the street with their heads down, looking at their cell phones. Researchers suggest that “distracted…
  • Jan 15

    Maryland Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths Increase 

    Maryland Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths Increase 
    Deaths due to motor vehicle accidents had been decreasing for several years, here in Maryland and across the U.S. However, last year that trend took a turn for the worse — with the deadliest traffic accident fatality statistics seen in…
  • Jan 15

    Maryland Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths Increase 

    Maryland Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths Increase 
    Deaths due to motor vehicle accidents had been decreasing for several years, here in Maryland and across the U.S. However, last year that trend took a turn for the worse — with the deadliest traffic accident fatality statistics seen in…
Rank this Week: 4348

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 19

    Former U.S. Rep. Weiner To Plead Guilty To Sexting With a Minor

    Former U.S. Rep. Weiner To Plead Guilty To Sexting With a Minor
    According to The New York Times, former Congressman Anthony Weiner is scheduled to plead guilty today to the charge of transferring obscene material to a [...] The post Former U.S. Rep. Weiner To Plead Guilty To Sexting With a Minor appeared…
  • May 4

    How to block ultrasonic ad beacons from tracking you

    How to block ultrasonic ad beacons from tracking you
    Advertising has changed drastically since the heyday of Madison Avenue depicted in the popular television series Mad Men.  No longer do a handful of executives [...] The post How to block ultrasonic ad beacons from tracking you appeared…
  • May 3

    Fla. Judge Rules Sextortion Defendant Must Provide iPhone Password

    Fla. Judge Rules Sextortion Defendant Must Provide iPhone Password
    It generally takes the judicial system years to catch up with technology and when it finally figures out the proper way to handle a once [...] The post Fla. Judge Rules Sextortion Defendant Must Provide iPhone Password appeared first on Shear…
Rank this Week: 5019

Baltimore Medical Malpractice…

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Arfaa Law Group.

http://www.baltimoremedicalmalpracticelawyer.net/
  • May 18

    Medical Malpractice Involving Broken Bones or Fracture

    Medical Malpractice Involving Broken Bones or Fracture
    Doctors are supposed to treat broken bones and fractures in ways that will improve the problem, rather than make it worse. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. If you or someone close to you has received negligent treatment for a…
  • May 10

    Maryland Court Addresses Expert Witness Issue in Medical Malpractice Case

    Maryland Court Addresses Expert Witness Issue in Medical Malpractice Case
    Under Maryland law, every medical malpractice case requires testimony from an expert witness. In fact, Rule 5-702 denotes that expert testimony may be admitted if the court decides that the testimony will help the trier of fact (either…
  • May 5

    Lasik Eye Surgery Malpractice

    Lasik Eye Surgery Malpractice
    Lasik eye surgery has become increasingly popular over the years to help correct people’s vision and free them from the confines of glasses or corrective lenses. While the procedure is relatively safe, there are times when the procedure…
Rank this Week: 1965

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 18

    Court Finds Drunk Driver Was Not Liable for Subsequent Accident Occurring 90 Minutes Later

    Court Finds Drunk Driver Was Not Liable for Subsequent Accident Occurring 90 Minutes Later
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in South Dakota issued a written opinion in a motorcycle accident case that was brought by a man who was injured when he was unable to stop in time to avoid a line of traffic that had built up as a…
  • May 11

    Scooter Accidents on Maryland Road

    Scooter Accidents on Maryland Road
    Motorized scooters have become a popular alternative to bicycles and motorcycles, especially for those living in urban areas. However, like those who use other two-wheeled vehicles, scooter drivers are at an increased risk for being seriously…
  • May 4

    Drunk Driving Accidents Involving Maryland Motorcyclist

    Drunk Driving Accidents Involving Maryland Motorcyclist
    While motorcyclists should take every precaution while on the road, it is not a motorcyclist’s duty to prevent accidents that may be caused by other negligent drivers. While there are a number of common causes of motorcycle accidents,…
Rank this Week: 5009

Maryland Business Law & Corporate…

Maryland Business Law & Corporate Litigation Blog

By William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 1946

Maryland Business Law and…

Maryland Business Law and Corporate Litigation Blog

By The Law Office of William S. Heyman.

http://www.heymanfirm.com/news/
Rank this Week: 1993

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 17

    Maryland Accidents Caused by Disregarded Stop Sign

    Maryland Accidents Caused by Disregarded Stop Sign
    The truth is that most drivers roll through the occasional stop sign. However, the fact that running a stop sign is a common occurrence among motorists does not make it acceptable. Running a stop sign is a very dangerous driving behavior. In…
  • May 10

    The Dangers of Distracted Drivers on Maryland Highway

    The Dangers of Distracted Drivers on Maryland Highway
    Over the past several years, technology has advanced to the point at which almost every motorist has at least one electronic gadget with them at all times. Whether it be a cell phone or a GPS system, drivers have begun to rely heavily on…
  • May 3

    Large Trucks Pose a Serious Danger to Pedestrians on City Street

    Large Trucks Pose a Serious Danger to Pedestrians on City Street
    Large trucks are made to bring goods across the country, and as a result, they are specifically designed to carry large amounts of cargo on the nation’s highways. However, at the beginning and end of a truck driver’s journey, he…
Rank this Week: 4374

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 16

    Medical Marijuana Facing Restraining Order, Governor’s Inquiry

    Medical Marijuana Facing Restraining Order, Governor’s Inquiry
    Medical marijuana growers throughout Maryland are putting the finishing touches on their multi million-dollar greenhouses, and after 4 years of waiting some are prepared to start planting or processing powerful strands of pot within a matter…
  • May 9

    Trooper Busts Illegal Street Race

    Trooper Busts Illegal Street Race
    The Maryland State Police Trooper who drove up to a gathering of 50 people in the middle of a Baltimore County road last Sunday afternoon must have been caught off guard at first. However the trooper’s confusion likely wore off…
  • May 4

    Cops Arrest Fugitive After Spotting Open Container

    Cops Arrest Fugitive After Spotting Open Container
    A Maryland man with an active felony warrant was recently arrested in Delaware after he parked next to a police officer with an open container of alcohol in his car. Just after 1 p.m. on an otherwise normal Friday afternoon a Rehoboth Beach…
Rank this Week: 3928

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 16

    Seatbelt Non-Use Cannot Be Argued in Maryland Car Accident Case

    Seatbelt Non-Use Cannot Be Argued in Maryland Car Accident Case
    Seatbelt use is one of the best ways to limit the potentially disastrous effects of a serious car accident. According to a recent news report, over the past few decades, lawmakers across the country have tried to cut back on the number of…
  • May 9

    U.S. Supreme Court Discusses Which Damages Are Appropriate When a Party Acts in Bad Faith

    U.S. Supreme Court Discusses Which Damages Are Appropriate When a Party Acts in Bad Faith
    Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court issued a written opinion in a product liability case involving the question of which types of damages are appropriate when a party acts in bad faith during the discovery process.…
  • May 2

    Defendant Unsuccessfully Challenges Plaintiff’s Method of Service in Recent Car Accident Case

    Defendant Unsuccessfully Challenges Plaintiff’s Method of Service in Recent Car Accident Case
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in Georgia issued a written opinion in a car accident case brought by a man who was involved in an accident with a school bus. The issue presented to the court was whether a default judgment that had…
Rank this Week: 4070

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

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

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?

    What Makes a Work Environment “Hostile”?
    Federal employment law protects against a number of different types of discrimination, including treating employees differently because of age, gender, or race.  More and more often, employees bring discrimination claims based on…
  • Apr 27

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim

    California Court Refuses to Shelve Barnes & Noble Manager’s Termination Claim
    An employee without an employment contract is typically deemed to be an at-will employee. In an at-will employment relationship, the employer has the right to terminate the employee for any reason, with or without cause. Moreover, when…
  • Apr 5

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court

    Can Employers Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sexual Orientation? No, According to this Key Court
    Federal law—specifically, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on a number of protected characteristics, including sex, race, national origin, and religion. One…
Rank this Week: 2290

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: 2774

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/
Rank this Week: 2930

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 8

    Under Armour, Inc. v. Ziger/Snead, LLP (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Under Armour, Inc. v. Ziger/Snead, LLP (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed:  April 27, 2017Opinion by:  Alan M. WilnerHolding:  An award of losses in the amount of the value of time spent by principals and employees in performing litigation-related activities was proper, given an…
  • Feb 3

    Charles and Margaret Levin Family Limited Partnership v. Greenberg Family Limited Partnership (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)

    Charles and Margaret Levin Family Limited Partnership v. Greenberg Family Limited Partnership (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty)
    Filed:  December 27, 2016Opinion by:  Ronald B. RubinHolding:  Judicial dissolution is an inappropriate remedy for deadlock over the identity of a managing member of an LLC where an LLC’s members have (1) a reasonable…
  • Jan 31

    Stewart v. Jayco, Inc. (U.S.D.C.)

    Stewart v. Jayco, Inc. (U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: January 18, 2017Opinion by: Ellen L. Hollander, United States District JudgeHolding:In finding that no personal jurisdiction exists, the Court follows Maryland Court of Appeals precedent, applying a two-part test: (1) whether the…
Rank this Week: 4203

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/
  • May 8

    Resource of the day

    Resource of the day
    The People's Law Library of Maryland has created a workbook to help people who are representing themselves in family law cases. You can access the workbook here. While there is a lot of information in the workbook, it does not...
  • Apr 14

    Divorce in the DMV

    Divorce in the DMV
    The Washington DC metro area is a curious creature. Generally, it includes Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, but it's not unheard of for people to commute here from their homes in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware. While…
  • Apr 7

    How do you win in a divorce?

    How do you win in a divorce?
    Yes, this is a trick question. Often, clients will ask me about my win percentage, and I have to say, I don't even know how I would begin to answer that! A typical divorce or separation client will have several...
Rank this Week: 1372

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2700

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjuryblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Maryland Court Rules for Plaintiff in Wrongful Death Appeal Regarding Venue

    Maryland Court Rules for Plaintiff in Wrongful Death Appeal Regarding Venue
    There are important rules regarding the location of the court where a case is heard, known as venue.  The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland recently discussed this issue in the context of a wrongful death action in Smith v. Salim…
  • Apr 25

    Maryland Bicyclist Killed by Tractor Trailer, Wife Pursues Appeal in Wrongful Death Action

    Maryland Bicyclist Killed by Tractor Trailer, Wife Pursues Appeal in Wrongful Death Action
    In a recent personal injury case, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland explained aspects of liability and duty concerning the participation of a private entity in the design and construction of government roadways.  The plaintiff…
  • Feb 9

    Maryland Court Reviews Car Accident Appeal After Jury Finds Both Parties Negligent

    Maryland Court Reviews Car Accident Appeal After Jury Finds Both Parties Negligent
    In some cases, negligence on the part of both drivers may contribute to a collision that causes injuries. In Dailey v. Mackey (Md. Ct. App. May 3, 2016), the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland reviewed a negligence claim arising out of an…
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Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Maryland Lengthens the Statute of Limitations for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Maryland Lengthens the Statute of Limitations for Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse
    Thanks to Delegate C.T. Wilson’s persistent effort, the Maryland General Assembly passed and Governor Larry Hogan signed into law House Bill 642 on April 4, 2017.  The new law provision extends the statute of…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1193

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: 4716

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/
  • Apr 12

    Supreme Court Decides Whether a New Trial Can be Given When Juror Displays Racial Bia

    Supreme Court Decides Whether a New Trial Can be Given When Juror Displays Racial Bia
    Our jury system revolves around a jury’s ability to debate freely, anonymously, and to make decisions without worrying about being second guessed. That is why it is almost impossible to attack a verdict based on how a juror deliberated,…
  • Apr 6

    Noncriminal Amounts of Marijuana Can Form Probable Cause for Full Police Searche

    Noncriminal Amounts of Marijuana Can Form Probable Cause for Full Police Searche
    We have written in the past about Maryland’s efforts to decriminalize the possession of certain, smaller amounts of marijuana. Those laws make possession of amounts of marijuana less than 10 grams a “civil wrong,” akin to a…
  • Mar 22

    Is Fully Legal Marijuana Coming to Maryland?

    Is Fully Legal Marijuana Coming to Maryland?
    In the past few years, we have written about the changes in Maryland’s criminal laws that have slowly decriminalized certain marijuana-related crimes. The push in Maryland, and nationally, is towards less harsh penalties for these…
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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/
  • Apr 7

    Bed Sores: The Silent Nursing Home Killer

    Bed Sores: The Silent Nursing Home Killer
    When a loved one goes into a nursing home, they family will often diligently monitor his or her care and treatment. They may ask if their loved one is eating, if the resident is moving about, and may take general note of the condition of…
  • Mar 29

    Getting Roadway Safety Information is Tougher Than You Think

    Getting Roadway Safety Information is Tougher Than You Think
    In cities and towns in Maryland and across the country, concerned citizens often seek to make their roads safer. They try to get signs or stoplights installed, or other safety devices. Sometimes, victims of accidents want to demonstrate that…
  • Mar 15

    New Study Sheds Light on Brain Injurie

    New Study Sheds Light on Brain Injurie
    The New York Times recently reported on a fascinating study of what happens to the brain when the head sustains massive impact. The study was done on a football player, but those who suffer concussions or serious head impact as a result of…
Rank this Week: 3177

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned

    Waste Fraud and Abuse Part 1, What It Is and Who Is Concerned
    Concern regarding “waste, fraud and abuse” in government spending is everywhere these days, it seems.  Even in 2017, it is a solidly bi-partisan concern.  A quick internet search reveals that think tanks from the…
  • Mar 21

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement

    Settlement of Dispute Over Non-Compete Agreement
    Omni Imaging, LLC (“Omni”), a Maryland limited liability company, filed its lawsuit against our clients, Blue Ridge X-Ray Co., Inc. (“Blue Ridge”) and Richard A. Wilson, in the U.S. District Court for the District of…
  • Jun 23

    Federal Court Dismisses ADA Complaint

    Federal Court Dismisses ADA Complaint
    Businesses are obliged to ensure that their facilities comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act. But can anyone who believes he has found a violation somewhere sue to remedy it? The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland…
Rank this Week: 3717

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland divorce, marital property, protective orders and visitation. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case

    Protective Orders in Divorce Case
    A bill was approved by the Maryland House repealing the language of a Maryland Family Law Statute which prohibits decisions in domestic violence proceedings from being admitted into evidence during divorce trials. Current law states that…
  • Feb 24

    Consent Divorce

    Consent Divorce
    Sen. Wayne Norman (R-Harford) has introduced SB 499, a bill that would allow a circuit court to grant an absolute divorce on the basis of mutual consent, with only one of the parties appearing in court. The bill deletes Fam. Law Sec.…
  • Feb 24

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland

    The Validity of an Islamic Divorce in Maryland
    Stating three words, Talaq, Talaq, Talaq, is all that is required for a husband to divorce his wife under Islamic law. This ancient tradition is being reviewed by the Supreme Court in India in order to determine the constitutionality of this…
Rank this Week: 4228

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/
  • Feb 22

    Sexual Offender Registration

    Sexual Offender Registration
    As a former Assistant State’s Attorney and full time criminal attorney for over 20 years, I have both prosecuted and defended hundreds of individuals who have been charged with Sex Offenses.  Many, indeed virtually all, people who…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
Rank this Week: 1209

Maryland Injury Law Blog

Maryland Injury Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability and injury law. By Bekman, Marder & Adkins, L.L.C.

http://www.mdinjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Bekman, Marder & Adkins Files One of the Nation’s First Fentanyl Spray (Subsys) Case

    Bekman, Marder & Adkins Files One of the Nation’s First Fentanyl Spray (Subsys) Case
    Bekman, Marder, & Adkins and pharmacist-attorney, Aaron L. Moore have filed one of the first lawsuits in the country against Insys Therapeutics, Inc.  BMA is also investigating additional similar lawsuits. If you or someone you know…
  • Jan 25

    Bekman, Marder & Adkins Files One of the Nation’s First Fentanyl Spray (Subsys) Case

    Bekman, Marder & Adkins Files One of the Nation’s First Fentanyl Spray (Subsys) Case
    Bekman, Marder, & Adkins and pharmacist-attorney, Aaron L. Moore have filed one of the first lawsuits in the country against Insys Therapeutics, Inc.  BMA is also investigating additional similar lawsuits. If you or someone you know…
  • Jan 3

    6 BMA Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

    6 BMA Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine
    Bekman, Marder & Adkins is proud to announce the nomination of six of its lawyers to the 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list.  Dale Adkins, Paul Bekman, Laurence Marder, Wendy Shiff, and Ryan Perlin have been named to the…
Rank this Week: 2182

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/
Rank this Week: 1574

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Dec 28

    Nursing Home Scandal Leaves Hundreds Homele

    Nursing Home Scandal Leaves Hundreds Homele
    Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a tough decision to make. You’d probably like to provide the around-the-clock care they need yourself, but sometimes that’s not possible. So you find the best facility their…
  • Dec 29

    Tips for Protecting Yourself From a Maryland Bicycle Accident

    Tips for Protecting Yourself From a Maryland Bicycle Accident
    Each year, hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths are attributed to collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles. Statistics show that in the last five years, there have been 30 individuals killed and approximately 3,100 others have been…
  • Dec 29

    Protecting Yourself From a Bicycle Accident

    Protecting Yourself From a Bicycle Accident
    Each year, hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths are attributed to collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles. Statistics show that in the last five years, there have been 30 individuals killed and approximately 3,100 others have been…
Rank this Week: 2250

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Covers consumer and foreclosure law. By Law Offices of Gerald Solomon, PA.

http://www.marylandforeclosurelawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 13

    The Ten Commandments of Foreclosure for Life After HAMP

    The Ten Commandments of Foreclosure for Life After HAMP
    The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) expires on December 31, 2016.  HAMP was a part of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) program started under President Obama.  From a modest 19 page original set of guidelines HAMP grew to…
  • Dec 13

    The Ten Commandments of Foreclosure for Life After HAMP

    The Ten Commandments of Foreclosure for Life After HAMP
    The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) expires on December 31, 2016.  HAMP was a part of the Making Home Affordable (MHA) program started under President Obama.  From a modest 19 page original set of guidelines HAMP grew to…
  • Jan 11

    Suing Your Servicer or Bank

    Suing Your Servicer or Bank
    People sometimes ask me what I do for a living. I used to say that I am an attorney. They would then ask what area of practice I concentrated in wherein I would respond "foreclosure defense." Their response would vary from "oh, you…
Rank this Week: 4748

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/
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    © Daniel Steger for openphoto.net The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus…
  • Nov 22

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.

    Cars — the worst purchase you’ll ever make. Here’s why.
    The biggest money pit I see when I interview prospects with financial problems is the car — always.  I have even seen people paying half of their disposable income in car payments (plus insurance, tolls, repairs, maintenance,…
  • Nov 6

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer

    Beware: Scammers Targeting Bankruptcy Filer
    Scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers throughout the country by posing as attorneys or law office staff and telling them to immediately wire money to pay a debt. Don't fall for it. One of the best ways to avoid a scam is to stop the…
Rank this Week: 3243

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/
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
  • Nov 7

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY

    PURSUING A DISABILITY INSURANCE CLAIM REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED DISABILITY ATTORNEY
    Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016.  The…
  • Oct 20

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run
    Recently, a pedestrian was in critical condition after a hit and run, in which the pedestrian was thrown across an intersection. The driver of the car didn’t stop, and the pedestrian had to go to a trauma center to be treated for…
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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/
  • Oct 30

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification

    How To Stop Foreclosure When The Lender Does Not Grant A Loan Modification
    A homeowner can stop foreclosure when the lender does not grant a loan modification that should be granted. This situation often arises when the homeowner makes the required payments under a temporary loan modification agreement with the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3590

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Oct 14

    Billion-dollar weather disasters increasingly frequent

    Billion-dollar weather disasters increasingly frequent
    According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the United States as thus far endured a total of 12 natural disasters causing at least $1 billion in damage each in 2016. Included in that number are four major flooding events…
  • Jul 12

    New Insurers to Enter the Maryland Insurance Market

    New Insurers to Enter the Maryland Insurance Market
    Last week the Maryland Insurance Administration revealed that six new insurers have been licensed to do business in Maryland this year, and that 11 previously licensed insurers have been approved to sell additional insurance products.…
  • Feb 20

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial
    In a previous blog post, I argued that Maryland’s General Assembly should take up legislation that would penalize health insurers for denying claims in bad faith. Yesterday The Baltimore Sun published a version of this…
Rank this Week: 1713