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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/
  • Jun 30

    Md. researchers get $3.8 million for cancer work

    Md. researchers get $3.8 million for cancer work
    Six Maryland researchers will share $3.8 million in new grant funding from the American Cancer Society starting Friday. While much of the funding will support laboratory work, the largest share — about $1.7 million — will…
  • Jun 30

    UMBC ramps up commercialization effort

    UMBC ramps up commercialization effort
    In the past year, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County has launched five new startup companies – the same number it launched over the three years prior to that, officials. The university has taken several steps to bolster its…
  • Jun 30

    Alison Dodge | Maryland Association for Justice

    Alison Dodge | Maryland Association for Justice
    Alison Dodge, a staff member with the Maryland Association for Justice, has been promoted to the position deputy executive director. Dodge has tirelessly worked as the membership, marketing and communications manager for the past two years.…
Rank this Week: 65

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/
  • Jun 22

    Evidentiary Issues in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case

    Evidentiary Issues in Maryland Medical Malpractice Case
    Earlier this month, a Michigan court issued an interesting opinion regarding the admissibility of evidence in a medical malpractice case. In the case, Rock v. Crocker, the appellate court held that there is a very specific manner in which…
  • Jun 15

    Court Finds Deceased Skateboarder Assumed the Risk of Injury, Preventing Family from Seeking Compensation

    Court Finds Deceased Skateboarder Assumed the Risk of Injury, Preventing Family from Seeking Compensation
    Earlier this month, an appellate court in California issued an opinion in a case brought by the father of a boy who died after he sustained a traumatic brain injury when he fell off his skateboard after hitting a lip around a manhole cover.…
  • Jun 8

    Court Finds Park Not Liable for Injuries Caused by Broken Handrail

    Court Finds Park Not Liable for Injuries Caused by Broken Handrail
    Earlier this month, a West Virginia court issued a written opinion in a premises liability case that arose when the plaintiff was injured after the handrail he leaned against broke, causing the man to fall down a hill. The decision in the…
Rank this Week: 89

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: 101

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: 352

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 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
  • Apr 6

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit

    Side Effects From Antibiotic “Wonder Drugs” Spark Medical Concern, Lawsuit
    The antibiotic family of fluoroquinolones goes by many brand names, including Cipro, Levaquin, and Avelox. Every year, millions of Americans take fluoroquinolones to treat bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, pneumonia,…
  • Mar 10

    Essure Birth Control System May Cause Serious Side Effect

    Essure Birth Control System May Cause Serious Side Effect
    The Essure Permanent Birth Control System was to provide women a safer, less involved (and painful) tubal ligation alternative. This medical device was triumphantly marketed as the “[only] FDA-approved permanent form of birth…
Rank this Week: 591

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: 509

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: 1173

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/
  • Jun 22

    Prolonged Coronary Angiogram Results In Leg Amputation, $2.2 Million Verdict

    Prolonged Coronary Angiogram Results In Leg Amputation, $2.2 Million Verdict
    A Kentucky jury has awarded $2.2 million to a married couple after the husband’s pre-operative work-up went awry, resulting in the amputation of his right leg below the knee. In evaluating the man’s candidacy for a total knee…
  • May 20

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube
    A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania jury has awarded $5 million to the Estate and surviving family members of an 88 year-old man who died after medical professionals improperly placed a feeding to into his lung. The man had been transferred…
  • May 20

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube

    $5 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict for Death from Improperly Placed Feeding Tube
    A Montgomery County, Pennsylvania jury has awarded $5 million to the Estate and surviving family members of an 88 year-old man who died after medical professionals improperly placed a feeding to into his lung. The man had been transferred…
Rank this Week: 1080

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/
  • Jun 20

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016

    Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawsuits 2016
    Here is an interesting look at the first 20 medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Maryland in 2016 with a brief summary of plaintiff’s allegations in the case. Hall v. Genesis Healthcare, LLC (filed on January 4, 2016): This is a bed…
  • May 9

    New Spoliation Opinion

    New Spoliation Opinion
    I have always had an interest in spoliation of evidence.  Spoliation is the negligent or intentional destruction or alteration of evidence or the failure to preserve evidence for relevant to future, and sometimes even pending,…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland E-Filing Update

    Maryland E-Filing Update
    I’m passing along the latest information on Maryland transition to e-filing. In 2014, the Maryland Judiciary launched the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) system – a project that modernizes current case management systems and…
Rank this Week: 732

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: 1029

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

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

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

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

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

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

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

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 911

Maryland Injury Lawyer

Maryland Injury Lawyer

Covers personal injury and medical malpractice issues. By Price Benowitz LLP.

http://www.maryland-injury-lawyer.com
  • Sep 25

    Peanut CEO Convicted for Salmonella Outbreak Cover Up

    Peanut CEO Convicted for Salmonella Outbreak Cover Up
    Written by a Price Benowitz LLP Staff Writer Sept. 25, 2014 The former CEO of the Peanut Corporation of American was found guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud, and obstruction of justice in connection with a nationwide salmonella outbreak that…
  • May 15

    Maryland Declines to Adopt Dram Shop Law

    Maryland Declines to Adopt Dram Shop Law
    Recently, Maryland's highest court issued a ruling curtailing the opportunities of victims of drunk driving accidents to take legal action
  • May 15

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve
    On November 31, 2014, the second largest pharmacy in the United States will record its final sale of cigarettes. CVS is quoted in saying it will stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by…
Rank this Week: 657

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: 1036

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

Comments on Maryland medical malpractice. By Cardaro & Peek, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 675

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014

    Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014
    Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014 Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014 – created by the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC The post Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic…
  • Jun 30

    4th of July: Know the Drinking and Driving Rules of the Holiday Road

    4th of July: Know the Drinking and Driving Rules of the Holiday Road
    The 4th of July is always a celebration in Baltimore and with this year’s three-day holiday weekend, there’s plenty of time for festivities with family and friends, but you don’t want to get caught drinking and driving, it…
  • Jun 16

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault
    What happens when you’re charged with assault in Maryland? This is not a typical question that most people ask until they are actually charged with one form of assault in Maryland.  But if you do find yourself asking that question,…
Rank this Week: 2206

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Lewis & Tompkins P.C.

http://www.metrodcinjuryblog.lawyer/
Rank this Week: 2166

Baltimore Medical Malpractice…

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Arfaa Law Group.

http://www.baltimoremedicalmalpracticelawyer.net/
  • Jun 29

    Intubation Errors in Maryland

    Intubation Errors in Maryland
    Intubation refers to the placement of a flexible tube in the trachea of an individual to maintain an open airway. Intubation is often required in surgeries and medical emergencies so that the patient can receive oxygen. If you or a loved one…
  • Jun 22

    Spinal Epidural Abscess Lawsuits in Maryland

    Spinal Epidural Abscess Lawsuits in Maryland
    If you or someone close to you has been harmed by a medical mistake, we can help. At Arfaa Law Group, our Baltimore medical malpractice attorneys can zealously advocate for you in virtually all types of medical malpractice claims,…
  • Jun 15

    Maryland Rejects “Loss of Chance” Doctrine in Wrongful Death Case

    Maryland Rejects “Loss of Chance” Doctrine in Wrongful Death Case
    In traditional Maryland medical malpractice cases, the plaintiff is required to show proximate cause. This involves showing that the medical professional’s actions more likely than not caused the patient’s harm. The loss of…
Rank this Week: 2125

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: 1760

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4855

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4099

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 2757

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/
  • Jun 24

    Reputation Update: Florida Prosecutor Fired Over Facebook Comment

    Reputation Update: Florida Prosecutor Fired Over Facebook Comment
    Last week, I wrote that Florida Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis was suspended for posting online inflammatory messages about the city of Orlando in wake of the tragic nightclub terrorist attack.  Instead of being…
  • Jun 24

    BREXIT Will Alter Technology Public Policy, Privacy, and the Law

    BREXIT Will Alter Technology Public Policy, Privacy, and the Law
    The votes have been counted regarding the BREXIT which was the referendum on whether Great Britain would stay in the European Union or leave and the result is that the UK will exit the EU.  The vote to leave won by more than a million…
  • Jun 23

    Restaurant's Reputation Harmed Over "Fatty" Receipt on Facebook

    Restaurant's Reputation Harmed Over "Fatty" Receipt on Facebook
    A Rhode Island restaurant recently fired one of its employees who identified a customer on a receipt as "fatty".  The former employee who was also the son of the owner is no longer allowed to eat at the restaurant or come onto the…
Rank this Week: 4097

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/
  • Jun 24

    Risks and Implications of Maryland Truck Accident

    Risks and Implications of Maryland Truck Accident
    There are many populous cities in and around the Maryland region, and traffic can be brutal and congested. The busy metropolitan cities are home to many businesses that rely on transportation companies to deliver their goods. With…
  • Jun 17

    Truck Accidents Caused by Spilled Cargo

    Truck Accidents Caused by Spilled Cargo
    Truck accidents are dangerous for many reasons, not the least of which is the potential havoc that can be wreaked when a large truck crashes into smaller vehicles or pedestrians. In fact, most accidents involving large trucks are exactly…
  • Jun 10

    The Importance of “Venue” in a Truck Accident Case

    The Importance of “Venue” in a Truck Accident Case
    Not all courts are the same. While judges are all supposed to follow the law as it is written, there are situations in which a case does not neatly fit into the laws as they currently stand. In such cases, judges may be required to…
Rank this Week: 4292

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/
  • Jun 23

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court decided two Fourth Amendment cases this week that diminish our freedom from police searches.  The Fourth Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
  • May 28

    Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day message
    I have been reflecting on Memorial Day and paying tribute to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our liberty. We are very fortunate to live in a place where an accused is presumed innocent, and has a right to…
  • May 16

    NCDD Serious Science Seminar Knocks it Out of the Park

    NCDD Serious Science Seminar Knocks it Out of the Park
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) just concluded its second annual Serious Science seminar Saturday in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  Attended by 21 lawyer students, the five day seminar featured a day and a half of lectures…
Rank this Week: 3283

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/
  • Jun 23

    Insurance Company Unsuccessful at Seeking Dismissal Based on Jurisdictional Argument Regarding the “Amount in Controversy”

    Insurance Company Unsuccessful at Seeking Dismissal Based on Jurisdictional Argument Regarding the “Amount in Controversy”
    Earlier this month, a Michigan appellate court issued a written opinion in a case involving a woman who was struck by a vehicle that was insured by State Farm in which the alleged damages were just $25,000, but the actual damages were far…
  • Jun 16

    Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries in Maryland Car Accident

    Aggravation of Pre-Existing Injuries in Maryland Car Accident
    Being involved in a car accident can take a major toll on the body. While many serious car accidents result in new injuries that require treatment when none was needed before, other accidents can aggravate pre-existing injuries. This may…
  • Jun 9

    Maryland Accidents Involving Young and Inexperienced Driver

    Maryland Accidents Involving Young and Inexperienced Driver
    Driving is a privilege that many people take for granted. It used to be that not everyone needed a driver’s license. However, in today’s society, with urban sprawl an ever-increasing reality, even young drivers need a license to…
Rank this Week: 3991

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/
  • Jun 23

    State Police Announce Massive I95 Pot Bust

    State Police Announce Massive I95 Pot Bust
    The Maryland State Police recently announced one of the largest highway pot busts in years after two young men from Philadelphia were caught driving with over 900 pounds of marijuana. The bust began as a routine traffic stop of a U-Haul van…
  • Jun 15

    Narcotic Overdoses Spike In 2015

    Narcotic Overdoses Spike In 2015
    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently released its report on drug and alcohol related intoxication deaths for 2015, and the data shows multiple alarming trends. Last year was the deadliest year on record with regard to…
  • Jun 15

    Narcotic Overdoses Spike In 2015

    Narcotic Overdoses Spike In 2015
    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene recently released its report on drug and alcohol related intoxication deaths for 2015, and the data shows multiple alarming trends. Last year was the deadliest year on record with regard to…
Rank this Week: 3781

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 25

    Apple v. DOJ/FBI – Is Justice Scalia Rolling Over in His Grave?

    Apple v. DOJ/FBI – Is Justice Scalia Rolling Over in His Grave?
    Long a consistent and ardent judicial champion of the constitutional protections afforded citizens under the Fourth and Sixth Amendments, one cannot help but wonder how Justice Scalia would have viewed the showdown between Apple and the…
  • Feb 8

    Spoliation – The oft mispronounced Rule of Evidence that Every Business Person Needs to Know

    Spoliation – The oft mispronounced Rule of Evidence that Every Business Person Needs to Know
    The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland issued an opinion this week that serves as a reminder that a party’s simple failure to preserve evidence can sometimes snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. The case (and link) is Cumberland…
Rank this Week: 3612

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/
  • Jun 22

    Plum House IV, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Merchant Services, LLC (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Plum House IV, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Merchant Services, LLC (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: January 29, 2016Opinion by: Catherine BlakeHolding: Under Maryland’s "economic loss rule" courts have limited remedies if the loss is purely economic and the parties were engaged in arms-length commercial bargaining.Facts:…
  • Jun 2

    O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. v. City of Salisbury (Ct. of Appeals)

    O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. v. City of Salisbury (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: April 26, 2016Opinion By: AdkinsHolding: The litigation privilege in Maryland extends to breach of a non-disparagement contract clause arising out of statements made by the party's counsel and witnesses in a judicial proceeding, and…
  • May 4

    Montgomery County v. Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty.)

    Montgomery County v. Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. (Cir. Ct. Mont. Cnty.)
    Filed: March 22, 2016Opinion by Michael D. MasonHolding:  Neither tortfeasor is entitled indemnification by the other in a case where they are concurrent or joint tortfeasors and where each tortfeasor owes a separate duty to the same…
Rank this Week: 4165

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2666

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjuryblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Maryland Court Affirms Verdict for Plaintiff in Car Accident Case

    Maryland Court Affirms Verdict for Plaintiff in Car Accident Case
    In a recent decision, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals considered whether damages were fairly awarded to an injured plaintiff based on the provided jury instructions. In Lawrence v. Henry (Md. Ct. Spec. App. May 4, 2016), the plaintiff…
  • Jun 14

    Maryland Court Denies Expert Medical Testimony in Negligence Claim

    Maryland Court Denies Expert Medical Testimony in Negligence Claim
    The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland recently issued an opinion in a medical malpractice action involving issues of expert testimony. In Abbasov v. Dahiya (Md. Ct. Spec. App. Apr. 29, 2016), the plaintiff brought claims for medical…
  • Jun 12

    Maryland Court Evaluates Circumstantial Evidence in Lead Paint Case

    Maryland Court Evaluates Circumstantial Evidence in Lead Paint Case
    In a recent opinion, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland addressed the issue of whether summary judgment against the plaintiff was properly granted in a lead paint case. In Griffin v. Jontiff (Md. Ct. Spec. App. Apr. 25, 2016), the…
Rank this Week: 2058

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/
  • Jun 14

    Losing Evidence Could Damage a Personal Injury Case

    Losing Evidence Could Damage a Personal Injury Case
    We prove personal injury claims at trial by presenting evidence. That much is obvious. Although sometimes third parties have important evidence, often the most vital evidence is in the hands of the Plaintiff (the injured person) or the…
  • Jun 1

    Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Silent But Damaging

    Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Silent But Damaging
    Normally, when someone is injured as a result of an accident, they know it. They have pain, they are bleeding, or have any number of symptoms. But there is an injury that is often hidden, and which may not manifest itself until time passes,…
  • May 10

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Injury Trial

    Admitting Expert Testimony in Injury Trial
    A personal injury trial can require knowledge of much more than just personal injury laws. A lawyer often needs to present argument and testimony that go beyond law and into varying fields of expertise. A medical malpractice case will require…
Rank this Week: 3223

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/
  • Jun 10

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law
    Maryland is again looking to be one of the more progressive states in the nation when it comes to criminal justice reform, as legislators have agreed to pass a sweeping crime reform bill. The bill is unique in that it strengthens criminal…
  • May 24

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence
    Sometimes, the United States Supreme Court rules by declining to rule. When a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, the Court may opt to not accept the case. When that happens, the practical effect is that the law created by the lower court…
  • May 4

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim
    Many people know, or at least are aware of the doctrine of causation. It means that someone’s negligence needs to cause the injury that was sustained by the victim. Causation—sometimes called proximate cause—is a crucial…
Rank this Week: 3225

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 31

    Maryland Parents Note: Teen Driving Accidents Highest During AAA “100 Deadliest Days”

    Maryland Parents Note: Teen Driving Accidents Highest During AAA “100 Deadliest Days”
    The AAA Foundation released a report that finds between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the 100 deadliest days for motor vehicle accidents involving teenaged drivers. Proms and graduations are upon us, with another crop of Maryland teenagers…
  • Apr 21

    Baltimore County, Maryland Drivers Cite Dangerous Intersection

    Baltimore County, Maryland Drivers Cite Dangerous Intersection
    STOP signs are the primary form of traffic control at U.S. intersections. As you drive through Maryland’s city streets and country back roads, do you come to a full stop at every stop sign? What about at intersections where you have the…
  • Mar 23

    Maryland Senate Hears Bill to Double Fines for Handheld Cell Phone Use while Driving

    Maryland Senate Hears Bill to Double Fines for Handheld Cell Phone Use while Driving
    When it comes to distracted driving, Maryland has some of the toughest traffic laws in the US. Texting while driving is prohibited and considered a primary offense. In October 2013, Maryland joined our neighbors in Washington, D.C., in making…
Rank this Week: 4288

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    10 Money Mistakes People Make in Divorce

    10 Money Mistakes People Make in Divorce
    This post was inspired by an ESPN piece about how rookies mess up their finances.   Now people are rarely buying tigers and Bentleys while they are contemplating divorce but they do make a lot of financial mistakes.    Here are…
  • Jan 21

    Child Support - Due and Owing

    Child Support - Due and Owing
    Watching the stock market tank, and hearing oil is going bust I am having flashbacks to 2008.  Now I am not too worried about my law practice, because I normally serve low income people.   They can't afford the big firms in the best…
  • Dec 17

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Do You Hear What I Hear?
    Yeah I am in a holiday mood, and I love that song (although why the King says lets bring the baby shivering in the cold silver and gold, a nice warm blanket would be better).   But this has nothing to do with it.   This is about the…
Rank this Week: 3239

Kramer's Law

Kramer's Law

Covers tort and insurance litigation in Maryland state and federal courts, as well as interesting legal news. By Kramer & Connolly.

http://www.kramerslaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3814

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/
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act
    The Maryland Assembly has recently passed the Justice Reinvestment Act which is generally aimed at significantly reduces Maryland's prison population. Our partner, Judge Joe Murphy (ret.) played a key role in formulating much of this…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act
    The Maryland Assembly has recently passed the Justice Reinvestment Act which is generally aimed at significantly reduces Maryland’s prison population. Our partner, Judge Joe Murphy (ret.) played a key role in formulating much of this…
  • Nov 3

    Dismissal of DUI and DWI Charges in Baltimore County

    Dismissal of DUI and DWI Charges in Baltimore County
    As an Aggressive Former Baltimore County Prosecutor and DUI/DWI Attorney, I have prosecuted and defended well over 5,000 DUI's in my almost 20 year career. These cases are prosecuted very aggressively in Maryland with few dismissals and even…
Rank this Week: 1573

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/
  • Apr 8

    Tax Day is coming...do you know your filing status?

    Tax Day is coming...do you know your filing status?
    Have you have filed your 2015 taxes yet? If you are separated or divorced, there are a number of rules regarding your taxes. For IRS purposes, married means married. If you are married, you CANNOT file as single. Your only...
  • Feb 18

    How do you get through a divorce?

    How do you get through a divorce?
    Are you looking for some tips from "the other side" of divorce? I enjoyed this article on Slate.com about getting through divorce with children. It is very thoughtful, with a touch of humor, and is a great reminder that taking...
  • Feb 2

    What are your priorities in divorce?

    What are your priorities in divorce?
    Negotiating a divorce and dividing assets gives the spouses a lot of freedom in fashioning an agreement that works for both of them. For example, in the case of dispute of jointly owned real property, the court may only be...
Rank this Week: 1662

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Feb 3

    Maryland Should Pass a Lack-of-Good-Faith Statute for Health Insurance

    Maryland Should Pass a Lack-of-Good-Faith Statute for Health Insurance
    The Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) has placed health insurers under substantial financial pressure. This pressure appears to be resulting in an increasing number of healthcare claim denials. Unfortunately, the increase, if it…
Rank this Week: 2042

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/
  • Feb 16

    Resolving Disputes With Maryland Board of Nursing

    Resolving Disputes With Maryland Board of Nursing
    Some time ago, a client came to us with a very serious problem.  Our client, a nurse practitioner with an active license in two states, had just been informed that the Maryland Board of Nursing had immediately suspended her as a result…
  • Feb 9

    High Demand For Employment Attorney

    High Demand For Employment Attorney
    We’ve been serving our clients in Maryland for nearly six years, and believe it or not, we recently received our nineteen-thousandth intake inquiry!  Yes, we have had 19,000 people contact our office seeking our legal services in…
  • May 5

    Maryland Unemployment Appeals — Board of Appeals — When Employer Fails to Pay Proper Wage

    Maryland Unemployment Appeals — Board of Appeals — When Employer Fails to Pay Proper Wage
    We receive many inquiries from claimants throughout Maryland asking if we can represent them in appeals to the Department of Labor and Licensing (DLLR) Board of Appeals regarding the denial of their unemployment benefits.  The answer is…
Rank this Week: 4912

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 17

    Carroll County Wrongful Death Verdict

    Carroll County Wrongful Death Verdict
    Please join Bekman Marder & Adkins in congratulating partners Dale Adkins and Emily Malarkey, who recently obtained a $575,000 verdict on behalf of the family of Jane Burkart, who died in 2012 of complications of a massive internal…
  • Sep 30

    Volkswagen Emissions Legal Investigation – Maryland

    Volkswagen Emissions Legal Investigation – Maryland
    In the last two weeks, Volkswagen has admitted that it sold 11 million cars with so-called “Clean Diesel” engines worldwide that were equipped with software allowing them to cheat emissions tests.  Below are five things you…
  • Sep 1

    Paul Bekman and Wendy Shiff Obtain Plaintiffs’ Verdict in Dutchess County, New York

    Paul Bekman and Wendy Shiff Obtain Plaintiffs’ Verdict in Dutchess County, New York
    Following a four-week jury trial, SCBMA Partners Paul D. Bekman and Wendy L. Shiff obtained a verdict on behalf of their clients in a medical malpractice case tried in the Supreme Court of Dutchess County in Poughkeepskie, New York. Bekman…
Rank this Week: 2104

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

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

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

    HAMP Mediation Bankruptcy and Sueing a Lender

    HAMP Mediation Bankruptcy and Sueing a Lender
    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…
Rank this Week: 4546

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
  • Dec 30

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    “Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.” — Mary Kay Blakely
  • Dec 17

    Thinking About Divorce

    Thinking About Divorce
    More than half the married people in the U.S. have thought about divorcing their spouse according to a survey by researchers at Brigham Young University. However, as the researchers wrote in their study, “thoughts about divorce as just…
  • Dec 10

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?

    Will Shoes Make the Difference in this Divorce?
    I think my wife has a lot of shoes. But it is nowhere near Tracey Hejailan’s 80 pairs in one of her multiple walk-in closets in a house in Monte Carlo. She is divorcing her husband, multimillionaire, Maurice Amon, in New York, where the…
Rank this Week: 2522

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • 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…
  • Dec 22

    Holiday Safety Tips to Prevent Fires or a Car Accident

    Holiday Safety Tips to Prevent Fires or a Car Accident
    The Hazards of the Holidays The holidays are a joyous time for most Americans, but this time of year can also be plagued by increased chances of being involved in incidents that can cause serious bodily harm. The Washington, D.C.…
Rank this Week: 2722

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 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4641

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 20

    Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

    Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case
    In State v. Okafor, a police officer driving to work in uniform was in a car accident. His patrol car had been having engine trouble, so he took it to a repair facility for patrol cars, and he was driving his own car at the time of the…
  • Oct 20

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In Long v. Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund, the court considered a case in which the owner of a flooring installation company, a sole proprietor, was injured. Before 2011, the owner had elected to be a covered employee under LE §…
Rank this Week: 1815