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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/
  • Mar 31

    Editorial Advisory Board: Honor Mikulski; Pave the Bay

    Editorial Advisory Board: Honor Mikulski; Pave the Bay
    With the upcoming retirement of Senator Barbara Mikulski, we urge Baltimore and the State of Maryland this April 1 to begin planning a retirement commemoration for her. What better than the Barbara Mikulski Memorial Highway?
  • Mar 31

    Madaleno wants Hogan to restrict travel to Indiana

    Madaleno wants Hogan to restrict travel to Indiana
    A state senator is calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to ban official travel to Indiana in response to that state’s controversial religious freedom law. Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., D-Montgomery County and an openly gay member of the state…
  • Mar 31

    April 1, 2015

    April 1, 2015
Rank this Week: 190

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: 195

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/
  • Mar 30

    Antibiotics and Nerve Damage | Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin

    Antibiotics and Nerve Damage | Avelox, Cipro, Levaquin
    I recently heard that if we all keep taking antibiotics we are going to be responsible for creating the “superbug.” The theory is that since the advent of antibiotics nearly a century ago, we have caused bacteria to become so…
  • Mar 26

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit Information

    Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuit Information
    The data that links Zofran and birth defects keeps piling up. Lawsuits have been filed against the drug’s manufacturer, GlaxoSmithKline, because they failed to warn pregnant women that the drug can cause injuries to their unborn…
  • Mar 19

    Illinois Malpractice Verdicts | Malpractice Settlement Value

    Illinois Malpractice Verdicts | Malpractice Settlement Value
    I think sample settlements and verdicts are a useful tool in conjunction with other tools to help victims better understand at least the range of values in a medical malpractice case.  Clearly, no two cases are the same and you cannot…
Rank this Week: 555

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
  • Mar 25

    Sweatpants Are Number One Reason for Divorce

    Sweatpants Are Number One Reason for Divorce
    Eva Mendes says the number one reason for divorce is sweatpants.  That got a lot of pushback on social media but I think I know what she meant.  Sweatpants is just a symbol for a way of life. In the sixties, some men grew their hair…
  • Mar 13

    Divorce Quote

    Divorce Quote
    There is no negotiating with crazy.  — Brian Perskin, NY Divorce Lawyer
  • Feb 20

    Breakup Songs We Wish We’d Written

    Breakup Songs We Wish We’d Written
    Gone by Rip Chords (1963) [SPOKEN] We’ve been going steady And you’ve been making me cry Now it’s your turn, baby So I’m saying bye-bye [CAR ENGINE SOUND] Gone, gone, gone My baby’s gone, gone, gone Yes,…
Rank this Week: 566

Maryland Intellectual Property Law…

Maryland Intellectual Property Law Blog

Provides news, analysis of important case law, summaries of pending litigation, statistical information, and commentary relating to intellectual property issues affecting Maryland businesses and individuals. By Brian Wm. Higgins.

http://www.marylandiplaw.com/
  • Jan 6

    CES Convention Won't Showcase This Trove of Technology

    CES Convention Won't Showcase This Trove of Technology
              Each year around this time, the biggest names in tech converge on Las Vegas at the annual International CES Show (Jan. 6-10), which organizers tout as a stage where…
  • Dec 31

    Classen v. King: Expanding Patent Law's Pharma Safe Harbor

    Classen v. King: Expanding Patent Law's Pharma Safe Harbor
              In Classen Immunotherapies v. King Pharmaceuticals, et al., No. 04-cv-3521 WDQ (D. Md 2013) (J. Quarles), the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland denied Classen's motion to…
  • Nov 6

    Book Review: Maryland IP Handbook

    Book Review: Maryland IP Handbook
    Patent, Copyright, Trade Secret, Right of Publicity, Trademark Handbook for Maryland Business and Litigation Lawyers by Brian Higgins, Peter Gunst, Dempsey Nash, Lawrence Sung, Eric Easton, Ned Himmelrich, Julie Rubin, and James…
Rank this Week: 581

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/
  • Mar 23

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other

    Rear-End Accident on Route 50 Kills One, Injures Several Other
    Earlier this week, a fatal rear-end accident on Route 50 took the life of one man and injured four others. According to a report by the Capital Gazette, the accident occurred around 2:45 in the afternoon last Saturday. Evidently, a Nissan…
  • Mar 16

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker

    Update on the Proposed No-Fault Birth-Injury Fund Proposed by Maryland Lawmaker
    In an earlier post, we discussed a pending bill in front of the Maryland State Legislature that would establish a no-fault birth-injury fund to help cover the costs associated with having a child with a birth injury. In a recent article by…
  • Mar 9

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie

    Winter Storms Paralyze the East Cost, Including Maryland, Resulting in Several Fatalitie
    If you have spent time over the last couple months anywhere from New England to North Carolina, you have no doubt seen the crippling effects of the most recent winter storms that came through the area. In some areas, total snow fall was being…
Rank this Week: 696

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Maryland Injury and Disability Law

Covers injury and disability issues. By Greenberg & Bederman, LLP.

http://www.mdinjurydisabilitylaw.com/
  • Apr 3

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare

    Social Security Disability Is Not Welfare
    One aspect of our practice is working with some of our injured clients to help them get through the Social Security Disability Insurance process. We don’t have to do this with all of our clients. Some of our clients suffer injuries that…
  • Apr 3

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury

    Colonial Parking Faces Lawsuit for Serious Injury
    Petula Dvorak is a columnist for the Washington Post, but not the sort of columnist that grabs national headlines or gets invited to cable talk shows. She covers Washington, DC, the place where regular people work and live, and not…
  • Mar 14

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio

    Senseless Teenage Accident Deaths in Ohio
      As far as car accidents go, you really can’t get much worse than this: “A car crash in Ohio this weekend killed 6 teens. The Honda Passport was carrying eight teenagers when it crashed into a guardrail just south of Warren,…
Rank this Week: 701

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/
  • Mar 31

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony

    New Maryland Malpractice Appellate Opinion | Habit Testimony
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently handed down its opinion in Rosebrock v. Eastern Shore Emergency Physicians.  The opinion makes defense attorney’s jobs a little easier when it comes to admitting testimony in…
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
  • Feb 12

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
Rank this Week: 773

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City

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

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

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

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally
    After almost six years, the Maryland Court of Appeals shuts down a public interest’s group attempt to block the creation of a dairy farm creamery. The court found that the third party group did not have standing because the easement…
Rank this Week: 1020

Personal Finance & Consumer…

Personal Finance & Consumer Rights Blog

Covers consumer rights. By Sonya Smith-Valentine.

http://www.valentinelegal.com/consumerlawblog
  • Apr 11

    Debt Collectors Need to Play by the Rule

    Debt Collectors Need to Play by the Rule
    If you’re behind in paying your bills, you may be contacted by a debt collector — someone who regularly collects debts owed to others. This includes collection agencies, lawyers who collect debts on a regular basis, and companies…
  • Mar 27

    Bogus Text Messages Offering Prize

    Bogus Text Messages Offering Prize
    If you’ve ever gotten a text message on your cell phone telling you that you’ve won a free prize, you’re not alone. During the past year, the FTC has gotten tens of thousands of complaints about unsolicited text messages.…
  • Mar 12

    But I Never Ordered Anything…

    But I Never Ordered Anything…
    What if a company called you, demanding you pay for a product they said you ordered? What if they threatened you if you didn’t pay? And what if you never actually ordered that product, never even saw it, and never promised to pay for…
Rank this Week: 1045

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/
  • Mar 31

    Alabama Defensive Back Geno Smith Charged For 2nd DUI in 3 Season

    Alabama Defensive Back Geno Smith Charged For 2nd DUI in 3 Season
    University of Alabama defensive back Geno Smith was arrested for his second DUI in three seasons over the weekend and held on $1,000 bail. Smith is a three year reserve who was likely expected to play big minutes for the Crimson Tide after…
  • Mar 30

    CA Woman Passes Out While Driving on Busy Interstate, Charged For DUI

    CA Woman Passes Out While Driving on Busy Interstate, Charged For DUI
    A California woman has been arrested and charged for suspicion of driving under the influence after passing out in her car on a busy freeway.  In a video posted online the woman can be seen slumped over in her vehicle as cars drive by on…
  • Mar 27

    Montana Man With 10 DUI Convictions Pulled Over For DUI

    Montana Man With 10 DUI Convictions Pulled Over For DUI
    After allegedly sideswiping two police cars, a Montana man who already has 10 DUI convictions was pulled over for DUI. The man, Robert Orville Latray, had a blood-alcohol content level of 0.19 more than twice the legal limit. His DUI…
Rank this Week: 1150

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Sexual Assault of Elders Occurs Most Often in Nursing Homes in Maryland, Nationwide

    Sexual Assault of Elders Occurs Most Often in Nursing Homes in Maryland, Nationwide
    A recent online article by the Huffington Post explains that elder abuse is everyone’s problem because the people who are directly affected by it don’t have the means or ability to create any meaningful reform of the system that…
  • Mar 20

    West Virginia Man Sues Nursing Home for Several Alleged Lapses in Care

    West Virginia Man Sues Nursing Home for Several Alleged Lapses in Care
    Earlier this month, a West Virginia resident filed a lawsuit on behalf of his female client against a nursing home at which his client had recently resided. According to one local West Virginia news source, the man is pursuing claims…
  • Mar 13

    Maryland Group Home Under Investigation After Death of 19-Year-Old Resident

    Maryland Group Home Under Investigation After Death of 19-Year-Old Resident
    Earlier this year, the legal guardian for a 19-year-old boy who died while a resident at a Maryland group home for foster children in need of constant care filed suit against the group home, asserting that their negligence resulted in the…
Rank this Week: 1486

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?
    An automobile accident can turn your life upside down. There's so much to do--find reliable transportation, get to the doctor, deal with insurance companies, and survive missed work. The easiest way to know if you have a claim is to consult…
  • Jul 9

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART II: TRIAL

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART II: TRIAL
    So your lawyer made a claim to the insurance company, and the case didn't settle. Cases don't settle for several reasons, including:The insurance company denies liability, thinking that their driver wasn't at faultThe insurance company…
  • Jul 8

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART I: PRE-SUIT SETTLEMENT

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART I: PRE-SUIT SETTLEMENT
    So you've been injured in a Maryland automobile collision, and you want to get a settlement or verdict. What can you expect from the process? How long does it take? When will you get your money? There are two possible phases--the steps…
Rank this Week: 1134

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

Baltimore Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Keep your kids alive, buckle them up.

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

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

    So, uh, yeah, the internet is public. Just so you know.
    You know what’s funny about stuff you post on the internet? It’s public, and that means people can see it. This includes those you would rather not see it. For example, if you are a disability claimant, you may want to forego that…
Rank this Week: 1281

Thoughts on Wills & Estate…

Thoughts on Wills & Estate Planning

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

http://estateplanninginfoblog.com
  • Jan 4

    Federal Estate and Gift Tax Rules for 2013, Including Example

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

    My 21 Favorite Estate Planning Insults and Comeback

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

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

    The Fiscal Cliff and Your Estate Planning (Part III): The Impact on You
    In the first post of this series, we discussed the fiscal cliff and its impact on our economy.  In the previous post, we covered the proposals most likely to be considered by Congress in the coming weeks.  In this final post of the…
Rank this Week: 1300

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/
  • Dec 12

    Same Sex Marriage Licenses Issued by Maryland Clerks of Court

    Same Sex Marriage Licenses Issued by Maryland Clerks of Court
    On November 30, 2012 we blogged about the Attorney General’s Opinion on the issuance of same sex marriage licenses and when the clerks could issue same. It appears that the clerks have followed the guidance of his Opinion as the first…
  • Nov 30

    Maryland Attorney General Issues Opinion on When Courts Can Issue Same-Sex Marriage License

    Maryland Attorney General Issues Opinion on When Courts Can Issue Same-Sex Marriage License
    As we explained in our “How to Get Married Guide for Same Sex Couples” blog on November 8, 2012, same sex couples will be permitted to marry in Maryland as of January 1, 2013. However, couples will need to obtain a marriage…
  • Nov 29

    Maryland Opening Domestic Violence Visitation Center

    Maryland Opening Domestic Violence Visitation Center
    Baltimore will soon be the home to a supervised visitation center according to CBS Baltimore’s report on November 27, 2012. The Safe Havens center will allow victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence or…
Rank this Week: 1445

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/
  • Mar 30

    Walton v. Network Solutions (Ct. of Special Appeals)

    Walton v. Network Solutions (Ct. of Special Appeals)
    Filed: February 26, 2015Opinion By: Michael W. ReedHolding: Appellant, Jeffrey Walton, failed to allege facts sufficiently specific to substantiate his claims against Appellee, Network Solutions, for violating either the Maryland Commercial…
  • Mar 26

    Bank of Commerce v. Maryland Financial Bank (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Bank of Commerce v. Maryland Financial Bank (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: March 2, 2015Opinion by: Ellen Lipton HollanderHoldings:  The meaning of a contractual provision is not discerned by reading it in isolation, but by recognizing its relation to the other terms of the complete contractual…
  • Mar 23

    Karen R. Goozh v. Howard Richmond

    Karen R. Goozh v. Howard Richmond
    Filed: July 8, 2014Opinion by: Ronald B. RubinHolding: A stockholders’ agreement that expired upon the “dissolution” of the company was terminated when the company was administratively dissolved for failure to file a regular…
Rank this Week: 1710

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/
  • Mar 27

    Maryland’s Winter Weather Partially Responsible for Cattle Truck Accident

    Maryland’s Winter Weather Partially Responsible for Cattle Truck Accident
    Earlier this month, during one of the several snow storms that swept through Maryland, a truck carrying 93 head of cattle toppled over after it slid off the road. According to a report by the Washington Times, the accident occurred on…
  • Mar 19

    Sixty-Two People Injured in Amtrak Crash Amidst Calls For Better Railroad Safety

    Sixty-Two People Injured in Amtrak Crash Amidst Calls For Better Railroad Safety
    Earlier this month in North Carolina, an accident between a large truck and an Amtrak train sent 62 people to the hospital with minor injuries. According to a local Washington DC news source, the accident occurred near Halifax, North…
  • Mar 12

    Hazmat Called To Clean Up After Tanker Trailer Overturns on I-95 in Beltsville

    Hazmat Called To Clean Up After Tanker Trailer Overturns on I-95 in Beltsville
    Earlier this month, a tanker trailer overturned on Interstate 95, blocking all southbound lanes and two northbound lanes for several hours while emergency workers cleared the scene. According to an article by the Washington Post, the accident…
Rank this Week: 1640

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Driver Sentenced in Fatal Hit-and-Run Case, Victim’s Family Unsatisfied

    Driver Sentenced in Fatal Hit-and-Run Case, Victim’s Family Unsatisfied
    Back in August of last year, a 25-year-old man from the Cleveland area was killed when he was stuck while riding his motorcycle. According to one local news report, the man who struck the motorcyclist fled the scene after the accident and it…
  • Mar 18

    Maryland Motorcyclist Killed in Pennsylvania Accident, Driver Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charge

    Maryland Motorcyclist Killed in Pennsylvania Accident, Driver Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charge
    Earlier last year in June, a Maryland man was killed when he was struck by a van being driven by a Pennsylvania man. According to one local news source, the accident occurred very close to the Pennsylvania/Maryland border on Baltimore Pike…
  • Mar 11

    As the Weather Improves Bicycle Safety Becomes a Key Issue in Maryland

    As the Weather Improves Bicycle Safety Becomes a Key Issue in Maryland
    It has been a long winter, and most of us are ready to shed our winter jackets and parkas in favor of shorts and T-shirts. Along with the new clothes, many of us will also opt for new modes of transportation, opting for bikes and motorcycles…
Rank this Week: 1642

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/
  • Mar 24

    Radio Shack's Proposed Sale Of Customer Data Violates Its Privacy Policy

    Radio Shack's Proposed Sale Of Customer Data Violates Its Privacy Policy
    Radio Shack is on life support and will soon no longer exist in its current format.  Its unfortunate that a store I grew up going to with my grandfather will soon be out of business.  Its last great hurrah was its awesome Super Bowl…
  • Mar 23

    New York Times Facebook Content Deal Is A Threat To Personal Privacy

    New York Times Facebook Content Deal Is A Threat To Personal Privacy
    The New York Times is one of the world's most respected news organizations and one of the most popular destinations for news on the Internet.  However, I was dismayed to read in The New York Times that it may strike a deal to house some…
  • Mar 19

    WSJ: Key FTC staff wanted to sue Google after finding ‘real harm to consumers and to innovation’

    WSJ: Key FTC staff wanted to sue Google after finding ‘real harm to consumers and to innovation’
    The Wall Street Journal has uncovered a never before released bombshell report that "concluded in 2012 that Google Inc. used anti-competitive tactics and abused its monopoly power in ways that harmed Internet users and competitors". …
Rank this Week: 1561

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/
  • Mar 24

    Wrong-Way Accident Kills Two in Queen Anne’s County, Alcohol Suspected to Be a Factor

    Wrong-Way Accident Kills Two in Queen Anne’s County, Alcohol Suspected to Be a Factor
    Earlier this month in Queen Anne’s county two people were killed in a traffic accident on Route 50 when a car unexpectedly began traveling the wrong way down the highway. According to a report by the local CBS affiliate, police…
  • Mar 17

    Head-On Crash in Poolesville Claims the Life of One Adamstown Resident

    Head-On Crash in Poolesville Claims the Life of One Adamstown Resident
    Earlier this month in Poolesville, Maryland, a head-on collision claimed one woman’s life and injured several others. According to a report by one local Maryland news source, the accident was caused when a pick-up truck veered out of…
  • Mar 10

    Middletown Accident Claims the Life of One Woman

    Middletown Accident Claims the Life of One Woman
    Late last month. one woman was killed in Middletown, Maryland when she was involved in an accident with a pick-up truck. According to one local news source, the accident occurred around eight in the evening on a Thursday night. Evidently, the…
Rank this Week: 1560

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/
  • Mar 23

    New Dog Bite Laws Make It Easier to Recover Damages for Injury

    New Dog Bite Laws Make It Easier to Recover Damages for Injury
    We love our dogs. And generally, dogs are sweet companion animals. But we sometimes forget that animals, with jaws that can impose serious damage on people. That's why every state has dog bite laws of some kind, allowing people bitten by dogs…
  • Feb 18

    Make Sure Your Personal Injury Settlement is a Binding Contract

    Make Sure Your Personal Injury Settlement is a Binding Contract
    If you're injured in Maryland, there is no doubt that you want an attorney that's ready to try your case in front of a jury if needed. But the reality is that most cases don't go to trial--they are settled out of court, through settlement…
  • Jan 26

    Study Shows Maryland Drivers Are Generally Carrying Motor Vehicle Insurance

    Study Shows Maryland Drivers Are Generally Carrying Motor Vehicle Insurance
    If you're driving in Maryland, you may not give much thought to insurance, so long as you have insurance to cover yourself. But you may want to give some thought about your fellow drivers. Their insurance could have a direct effect on you.…
Rank this Week: 2406

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 24

    Continental and FreeState Gun Range Cases Increasing Recently

    Continental and FreeState Gun Range Cases Increasing Recently
    As an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney, I have handled hundreds of cases involving the illegal possession of regulated firearms by disqualified persons. These are very serious offenses that can carry mandatory 5 year…
  • Feb 20

    Child Pornography Case Successfully Resolved - No Felony - No Sex Offender Registration - No Jail

    Child Pornography Case Successfully Resolved - No Felony - No Sex Offender Registration - No Jail
    As a former Assistant State's Attorney and current Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney with decades of experience, I have handled scores of cases involving the illegal Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. These cases can be…
  • Nov 11

    Self Defense - Defense of Other

    Self Defense - Defense of Other
    As a Baltimore Maryland Criminal Attorney, I regularly represent defendants who are charged with Assault in the First Degree and Assault in the Second Degree. These are extremely serious offenses under Maryland Law carrying maximum sentences…
Rank this Week: 2050

Maryland Family Law

Maryland Family Law

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

http://mdfamilylaw.typepad.com/sunderman/
  • Feb 6

    Divorce tips for women

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

    Is your child's college savings account marital property?

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

    Saving for College

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

The Art of Advocacy

Covers courtroom techniques, topics include, depositions, direct examination, historic trials, professional growth, and training opportunities. By Paul Mark Sandler.

http://www.attorneyadvocacy.com/
  • Jan 20

    Should you put a witness on the stand if you think he might not tell the truth? (Aka: A quick review of Rule 3.3)

    Should you put a witness on the stand if you think he might not tell the truth? (Aka: A quick review of Rule 3.3)
    There are times when a trial lawyer will face the ethical dilemma of whether or not to put a certain witness on the stand, particularly if he believes the witness may not tell the truth under oath. On one hand, a trial lawyer’s first…
  • Oct 13

    Is it possible to use too many adverbs in court?

    Is it possible to use too many adverbs in court?
    Do you knowingly or unwittingly use an abundance of adverbs in your legal briefs and prepared statements for trial? According to the Wall Street Journal last week, you likely do. Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Gershman, in a clever…
  • May 6

    Would Wyatt Earp have been indicted today?

    Would Wyatt Earp have been indicted today?
    More than 120 years ago, the coroner’s inquest into “Wild West” lawman Wyatt Earp ended with no criminal charges filed. Earp walked away scot free in the infamous O.K. Corral gunfight that only lasted 30 seconds, but is…
Rank this Week: 1975

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

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

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

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

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

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

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident
    People are excited about bicycles in Washington, DC. According to the DC Department of Transportation, 9,300 District residents biked to work in 2010.
Rank this Week: 2381

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: 2345

Maryland Law Blogger

Maryland Law Blogger

Covers corporate & franchise law issues. By Raymond McKenzie.

http://www.marylandlawblogger.com
  • Oct 23

    What You Need to Know About Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification

    What You Need to Know About Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification
    Service Disabled Veteran-Owner Business (“SDVOB”) Certification Requirements:   1. The service-disabled veteran must have a service-connected disability that has been determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs or…
  • Oct 23

    What is FATCA and Who Does It Apply To?

    What is FATCA and Who Does It Apply To?
    Does the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, 26 U.S.C. sec. 1471 et seq. (“FATCA”) apply to funds transferred from one non-U.S. foreign entity to a second non-U.S. foreign entity where such funds are transferred at least in part…
  • Oct 23

    Sample Confessed Judgment Note for Commercial Use

    Sample Confessed Judgment Note for Commercial Use
    CONFESSED JUDGMENT NOTE [SAMPLE]  Amount – Date –             The undersigned __________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Maker”) hereby promises…
Rank this Week: 1633

Whitney on Health Care Fraud

Whitney on Health Care Fraud

Features analysis of recent legislation and case law impacting the successful pursuit of False Claims Act qui tam actions involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud. By Daniel W. Whitney.

http://whitneyonhealthcarefraud.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Pleading Medicare Fraud

    Pleading Medicare Fraud
    Depending on where suit is filed may determine whether the complaint is subject to dismissal for failure to comply with Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b). Circuit courts are divided in their interpretation of the specificity requirement of Rule 9(b). See…
  • May 6

    Relief From Retaliation Against False Claims Act Whistleblower

    Relief From Retaliation Against False Claims Act Whistleblower
    People may witness Medicare or Medicaid fraud but choose to look the other way. That may be entirely understandable, but is that the most we should expect from our fellow citizens? If health care fraud becomes ever more rampant, should any…
  • Apr 19

    The Diminished Public Disclosure Defense

    The Diminished Public Disclosure Defense
    Courts have dismissed countless False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, lawsuits based on the “public disclosure bar.” This defense jurisdictionally barred claims that had been “publicly disclosed” under certain…
Rank this Week: 2267

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/
  • Mar 31

    New Case Limits Cell Phone Records "Expert" Testimony

    New Case Limits Cell Phone Records "Expert" Testimony
    Expert witnesses receive a lot of attention in the media and in TV shows. As such, the public is often familiar with the importance that expert witnesses play. But most people never give thought to the question of who can be an expert…
  • Mar 18

    Seizure of Narcotics Raises Fourth Amendment Issue

    Seizure of Narcotics Raises Fourth Amendment Issue
    Searches and seizures of property are protected by our Fourth Amendment due process rights. Courts often have to wrestle with real-world situations to see if officers have respected defendants' constitutional rights when contraband is taken…
  • Mar 10

    Technology Doesn't Prevent Man From Conviction Despite GPS Saying He's Innocent

    Technology Doesn't Prevent Man From Conviction Despite GPS Saying He's Innocent
    We've often talked about the interplay between technology and our courts, as well as our constitutional rights. But a new case involving a Maryland criminal conviction is a sobering reminder that although technology can sometimes exonerate…
Rank this Week: 2781

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Mar 31

    Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits Rates Often Higher Than National Average

    Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits Rates Often Higher Than National Average
    Most citizens of the United States who work are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured on the job; however, the laws that regulate these benefits are often made by the state in which you work, which means you may…
  • Mar 24

    With Spring in the Air, Officials Focus on Pedestrian Safety in Washington, D.C.

    With Spring in the Air, Officials Focus on Pedestrian Safety in Washington, D.C.
    There are two sure signs of spring in Washington, D.C. One is the cherry blossoms blooming; the other is the significant rise in the number of residents and visitors making their way around the city on foot. The Washington, D.C., pedestrian…
  • Mar 17

    Maryland Car Accident Lawyers Encourage Use of SafeRide This St. Patrick’s Day

    Maryland Car Accident Lawyers Encourage Use of SafeRide This St. Patrick’s Day
    Today is St. Patrick’s Day and that means there will be numerous celebrations of Irish heritage around Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Alcohol may be present at many of these festivities, so our Maryland car accident lawyers…
Rank this Week: 2604

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer in Baltimore

    How to Choose a Personal Injury Lawyer in Baltimore
    You’ve been hurt in a car accident and now you need a personal injury lawyer.  Attorney Randolph Rice is a Maryland personal injury lawyer and has compiled this simple list of: How to choose a personal injury lawyer in Baltimore…
  • Mar 30

    Common Traffic Violations in Maryland

    Common Traffic Violations in Maryland
    We have compiled a list of some of the most common traffic violations in Maryland.  These types of traffic violations are called “Must Appear” violations.  This means the person charged must appear in the District Court…
  • Mar 21

    Stet Docket

    Stet Docket
    What is a Stet Docket in a Maryland criminal case? A Stet Docket is actually not a docket but a term used by Judges and State’s Attorneys to describe marking a case “Stet.”  There is no Stet Docket and a case is not…
Rank this Week: 3288

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    HUD Regulations Preempt Maryland Real Estate Code

    HUD Regulations Preempt Maryland Real Estate Code
    Silverman|Thompson|Slutkin|White real estate litigation attorneys succeeded in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of the private owner of a project-based Section 8 housing project in a breach of lease action pending in the Circuit Court for…
  • Mar 2

    Kochhar v. Bansal: Court of Special Appeals' Decision Sheds Light on Bankruptcy Issue

    Kochhar v. Bansal: Court of Special Appeals' Decision Sheds Light on Bankruptcy Issue
    Civil litigators know that the impending bankruptcy of an opponent is bad news for any lawsuit that’s ongoing or in the works: Bankruptcy operates as an automatic stay of any state-court litigation against the debtor until the…
  • Feb 13

    When the MIA Comes A'Knocking...

    When the MIA Comes A'Knocking...
    The Maryland Insurance Administration, or the MIA, is charged with regulating the insurance industry in Maryland. Its responsibilities include issuing licenses to insurance professionals, developing policy, and drafting regulations.
Rank this Week: 2550

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/
  • Mar 30

    Maryland Senator Sponsors Bill To Amend Divorce Law

    Maryland Senator Sponsors Bill To Amend Divorce Law
    A common complaint among couples going through a divorce proceeding is the length of time it often takes to resolve and obtain a judgment of absolute divorce. One of the most common causes of a drawn-out process is inherent in the nature of a…
  • Mar 16

    Maryland Legislators Introduce Bill Addressing “de facto” Parental Statu

    Maryland Legislators Introduce Bill Addressing “de facto” Parental Statu
    Many family law cases, such as a divorce or separation proceeding, involve child custody and visitation issues. When the divorcing spouses are the biological or adoptive parents of the children involved, Maryland law provides ample…
  • Mar 2

    Maryland Court Addresses Immigration Status of Child in Divorce and Custody Proceeding

    Maryland Court Addresses Immigration Status of Child in Divorce and Custody Proceeding
    When a married couple decides to go forward with a divorce, there will undoubtedly be many tough issues to address and resolve before the proceeding is over. Many spouses often choose to put off filing for a divorce, due to the emotional and…
Rank this Week: 3449

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/
  • Mar 27

    Legislature Mulls Law Regulating SWAT Raid

    Legislature Mulls Law Regulating SWAT Raid
    Each year hundreds of innocent people are terrorized by law enforcement's overuse of their SWAT teams to effectuate searches and arrest warrants. These potentially traumatizing incidents are rarely publicized unless things truly go array. …
  • Mar 21

    Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization Immanent

    Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization Immanent
    One of the major flaws of last year's marijuana decriminalization bill was that it failed address drug paraphernalia. For the past six months possessing less than 10 grams of pot in Maryland has been punishable only by a civil citation. …
  • Mar 9

    Feds Claim Less Emphasis On Drug Cases In 2014

    Feds Claim Less Emphasis On Drug Cases In 2014
    Almost 30 years ago the federal government took its war on drugs to new heights by proclaiming a zero tolerance policy. All drug crimes from trafficking to possession were to fall under this new initiative, and billions of dollars were spent…
Rank this Week: 4410

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Mar 25

    Glen Burnie Birth Injury Victim Receives $20.6 Million Verdict, Defendant's Appeal Rejected

    Glen Burnie Birth Injury Victim Receives $20.6 Million Verdict, Defendant's Appeal Rejected
    Back in 2012, the family of a young boy born with severe disabilities stemming from the negligence of hospital doctors received a verdict of $20.6 million. After the trial, the defendants appealed the verdict to an appellate court. Just this…
  • Mar 11

    Family of 16-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy Files Suit Against Hospital

    Family of 16-Year-Old Boy Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy Files Suit Against Hospital
    Recently, the family of a 16-year-old boy who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth has filed a lawsuit against the medical professionals who assisted in his birth. According to a recent article, the boy's family is claiming that the…
  • Mar 4

    $17.5 Million Verdict Reached in Recent Birth Injury Case

    $17.5 Million Verdict Reached in Recent Birth Injury Case
    Earlier last month, a hospital was found liable for a birth injury and ordered to pay the family of the injured child $18.27 million in compensation for his injuries. According to one local news source, the original verdict was reduced after…
Rank this Week: 3714

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
  • Mar 25

    New Trial Granted to Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff After Several Trial Errors Discovered

    New Trial Granted to Medical-Malpractice Plaintiff After Several Trial Errors Discovered
    Earlier this month, the Rhode Island Supreme Court released an opinion granting a medical-malpractice plaintiff a new trial after the Court agreed with the plaintiff that there were several errors at trial that rendered the proceeding unfair.…
  • Mar 19

    Doctor's Accused of Medical Malpractice in Pneumonia Death

    Doctor's Accused of Medical Malpractice in Pneumonia Death
    Earlier this year in West Virginia, the estate of a woman who died from pneumonia filed suit against two doctors whom the administrator claims are responsible for the woman's death. According to a report by one local West Virginia new source,…
  • Mar 12

    Family of Teen Girl Declared "Brain Dead" After Botched Surgery Sues Hospital for Malpractice

    Family of Teen Girl Declared "Brain Dead" After Botched Surgery Sues Hospital for Malpractice
    A claim has been filed by the family of Jahi McMath, a now 13-year-old girl who has been on a ventilator and feeding tube for over a year since being declared brain dead in December 2013 after complications for a tonsil-removal surgery at the…
Rank this Week: 3710

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Mar 24

    Transition Is Such A Difficult Thing: Crystal Cathedral’s Battle With Its Founder

    Transition Is Such A Difficult Thing: Crystal Cathedral’s Battle With Its Founder
    Transition for corporate leadership is frequently complex.  When the transition involves a charismatic founder, this step can be even more stressful.  Planning well in advance for the inevitable segue between leaders and outlining…
  • Mar 19

    The Inbox – An Officer and a Whistleblower

    The Inbox – An Officer and a Whistleblower
    When Dodd-Frank became law in 2010, companies with corporate compliance programs viewed the whistleblower provisions warily and anticipated a potential negative impact on the success of their own internal reporting programs. According to a…
  • Mar 12

    Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: Some Lessons for Employers Thus Far

    Pao v. Kleiner Perkins: Some Lessons for Employers Thus Far
    The ongoing trial in Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers has made headline news across the country.  It’s being covered by the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, among other national publications.  Those interested…
Rank this Week: 2577

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Maryland Court Granted “Serial” Podcast Defendant’s Application for Leave to Appeal

    Maryland Court Granted “Serial” Podcast Defendant’s Application for Leave to Appeal
    The journalists from “This American Life,” a public radio broadcast, recently created the hugely popular podcast, “Serial,” which “aired” last fall. According to their website, Serial presents one story (a…
  • Feb 20

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation
    The seriousness of a criminal arrest cannot be overstated, no matter what the severity of the crime. An arrest record or conviction can affect a person’s life in a variety of ways for years to come. And while a felony conviction is…
  • Feb 3

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search
    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to be free from an illegal search and seizure. Law enforcement authorities are expected to have “probable cause” before conducting a search of a person or…
Rank this Week: 3660

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 11

    Car Accident Injuries.

    Car Accident Injuries.
    If you've been rear ended in a car accident, there is a good chance that you may have whiplash. Whiplash is not usually felt for hours after a car accident so it is vitally important to go to see your Dr or visit the ER immediately.Most…
  • Feb 4

    Ten Important Steps to Take After Car Accident.

    Ten Important Steps to Take After Car Accident.
    Have you been in a car accident? Please follow these tips so you have the smoothest and least stressful experience you can have with your claim, these tips are based on my 24 years of experience with thousands of personal injury clients…
  • Jan 27

    Malpractice Results in Amputation.

    Malpractice Results in Amputation.
    The State Medical Review Panel found that an Orthopedic group failed to comply with the appropriate standards of care that led to a woman having her leg amputated and thereby cleared the way for the woman to go forward with her lawsuit.The…
Rank this Week: 2651

Metro DC Personal Injury Lawyer…

Metro DC Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.metrodcpersonalinjurylawyer.com/
  • Mar 9

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 5

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

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 4

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

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 3

    Civil Liability Regarding Drunk Drivers – Part 3
    Okay, so what if the same facts took place in the District of Columbia?  First, could the mother and children get punitive damages against the customer of the bar?  Answer:  Probably not.  Punitive damages have not…
Rank this Week: 3254

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/
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
  • Feb 2

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015
    1. Change "reasonable grounds" in § 16-205.1 to "probable cause" The Fourth Amendment requires articulable reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle, Whren v. U.S., 517 U.S. 806, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996) and probable cause…
  • Dec 22

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop
    Last week the Supreme Court decided the case of Heien v. North Carolina. In an 8-1 decision, the Court decided that even though an officer stopped a driver for conduct that was later decided NOT to be illegal, that the officer's objectively…
Rank this Week: 2821

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/
  • Mar 4

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

    If You Have a Mortgage With Chase and Were in Bankruptcy, You May Be Getting a "Break" from Them Soon
    Admitting it was a "bad boy" handling mortgages in bankruptcy, Chase recently entered a settlement with the federal government to compensate more than 25,000 US homeowners. The settlement is subject to court approval. The United States…
  • Jan 20

    Avoid Scams: IRS does NOT contact taxpayers by email!

    Avoid Scams: IRS does NOT contact taxpayers by email!
    It's tax season and the scam artists are also out in force. Even our law office -- which specializes in tax matters -- recently got an email asking us to pay a phony tax bill! There are a number of scams out there with criminals pretending…
  • Dec 10

    Five Holiday Deal "Gotcha's"

    Five Holiday Deal "Gotcha's"
    Here are common holiday "deals" that look good on the surface -- but are financial time bombs waiting to go off. Thanks to USAA financial services for bringing them to my attention. I share them with you: 1) "90-days same as cash." Don't…
Rank this Week: 4598

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    I smell dope in the nations capital

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

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence
    The issue of DUI by Marijuana (driving under the influence) has never been more relevant than now when states are beginning to jump onto the pot bandwagon, legalizing Marijuana for recreational and or medical use while many more states have…
  • Feb 1

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

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland
    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI? Always a question on the lips of those arrested for an alcohol violation in Maryland. The short answer is probably not! In our over 20 years experience I can count (probably on less than one…
Rank this Week: 4497