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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/
Rank this Week: 121

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/
  • Jan 20

    9 Winter Safety Tips From the Red Cro

    9 Winter Safety Tips From the Red Cro
    This winter is set to be one of the coldest on record, with massive cold air fronts predicted for most of the United States. Fortunately, the American Red Cross offers steps anyone can take to ensure their safety during this inclement season.…
  • Jan 5

    Can Reducing Sugar and Starch Improve Health Outcomes for Diabetics?

    Can Reducing Sugar and Starch Improve Health Outcomes for Diabetics?
    Diabetes is a growing problem in America; a well-documented type 2 diabetes epidemic has stressed our health care system’s infrastructure and sparked existential debates over the quality of our food supply and nutrition advice. Type 2…
  • Jan 5

    Can Reducing Sugar and Starch Improve Health Outcomes for Diabetics?

    Can Reducing Sugar and Starch Improve Health Outcomes for Diabetics?
    Diabetes is a growing problem in America; a well-documented type 2 diabetes epidemic has stressed our health care system’s infrastructure and sparked existential debates over the quality of our food supply and nutrition advice. Type 2…
Rank this Week: 308

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: 297

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: 492

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/
  • Jan 23

    Pennsylvania Xarelto Lawsuits Become Mass Tort

    Pennsylvania Xarelto Lawsuits Become Mass Tort
    As the fight against Bayer and Johnson & Johnson over the controversial drug, Xarelto, wages on, Pennsylvania has organized claims floating around state courts into a mass tort. The anticoagulant (blood thinner), which has already been…
  • Jan 23

    Missouri Talking About Damage Caps Again | 2015 Update

    Missouri Talking About Damage Caps Again | 2015 Update
    After a divided Supreme Court of Missouri found the legislature’s $350,000 statutory cap unconstitutional 2 year ago, opponents of letting juries decide just how victims should be compensated said the sky was going to fall in…
  • Jan 16

    Emergency Room Malpractice in Georgia

    Emergency Room Malpractice in Georgia
    Many states are trying to carve out malpractice caps and different standards of care for emergency room doctors in medical malpractice cases.  The thinking starts out okay.  Emergency department doctors should be given the benefit…
Rank this Week: 657

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/
  • Jan 23

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family

    Insurance Company Seeks Settlement with Victim’s Family
    Back in March of last year, a hit-and-run accident claimed the life of one man. Since then, according to one news report, the driver of the car has been convicted of aggravated involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol,…
  • Jan 16

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie

    Maryland Appellate Court Considers the Cap on Judgments Against Municipalitie
    Due to a law enacted in the 1980s, Maryland plaintiffs are limited in the amount they are able to recover from municipalities across the state. According to an article by the Washington Post, this has led one woman to challenge the law that…
  • Jan 9

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat

    Baltimore Police Brutality Cases All Settled with One Big Caveat
    When two parties enter into an out-of-court settlement, a contract is created by the two parties. This contract is typically a legally binding document that requires each party to do—or not do—certain things. For example, the most…
Rank this Week: 672

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

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

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug

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

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

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

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute
    In a newly released study by Pediatrics, it is reported that there are an astronomical amount of child medication errors that are occurring outside the hospital setting. According to one article that summarized the report, there are almost…
Rank this Week: 919

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: 879

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Connecticut Nursing Home Cited for Several Failures in Care

    Connecticut Nursing Home Cited for Several Failures in Care
    Earlier this month, a local Connecticut newspaper published a long list of local nursing homes that had been cited by the state’s department of health for failures in nursing homes. One of those failures resulted in the…
  • Jan 23

    Alabama Nursing Home Employee Indicted for Abusing 96-Year-Old Resident

    Alabama Nursing Home Employee Indicted for Abusing 96-Year-Old Resident
    Earlier last month, a former health care provider at an elderly care facility was charged for the abuse of a 96-year-old patient under her care. According to one local news report, the Alabama nursing home resident suffered injuries after the…
  • Jan 16

    Nursing Home Blamed for Resident’s Death after She Falls Out of Wheelchair

    Nursing Home Blamed for Resident’s Death after She Falls Out of Wheelchair
    Earlier this month in southern Minnesota, an elderly woman died as a result of injuries she sustained when she fell out of her wheelchair in a local nursing home. According to a report by one news source, the woman’s care plan included…
Rank this Week: 1534

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 1841

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
  • Jan 29

    Loans as Income

    Loans as Income
    The IRS does not consider a loan to be income. But if you own your own business, you can manipulate your income.  So if someone owes you $50,000 for goods and services, you don’t bill them until next year.  You have your…
  • Jan 28

    Inheritance as Income

    Inheritance as Income
    Leroy and Mynell Gassaway married in 1952.  They separated in 1979. In their DC divorce, the trial court divided marital property upon consideration of the fact that Leroy’s mother owned a house and that Leroy was the only heir and…
  • Jan 27

    Are Gifts Income?

    Are Gifts Income?
    Albert  Mumma married Jean in 1952 and they had three children together.   Albert supported the family as an architect.  He had an office in Georgetown.  In 1968 the parties had a violent altercation and they decided…
Rank this Week: 1792

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: 1673

Towson Tax Attorney

Towson Tax Attorney

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

http://towsontax.com
  • Dec 29

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

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

    Forming An Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust (ILIT)

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

    Commercial Leases – Drafting and Review

    Commercial Leases – Drafting and Review
    Locating a property or a tenant for leasing can be a very time-consuming process, so it’s understandable that parties often rush to get the lease signed; however, having a good lease agreement that’s been drafted and reviewed by…
Rank this Week: 1480

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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 7

    Possession With Intent To Distribute CDS Defendant Successfully Defended

    Possession With Intent To Distribute CDS Defendant Successfully Defended
    As a Baltimore Maryland Criminal Attorney for almost 20 years I have long recognized that when defending people you must not let the perfect result become the enemy of the good result, particularly when dealing with serious felonies such as…
  • Nov 4

    Confession Supressed in Murder Case - Client Released Pending Appeal by State

    Confession Supressed in Murder Case - Client Released Pending Appeal by State
    As an Aggressive Maryland Criminal Attorney for almost 20 years I have handled hundreds if not thousands of criminal cases in which my client is alleged to have made an incriminating statement or a confession to the police. For obvious…
Rank this Week: 1811

Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

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

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1857

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: 1473

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: 1258

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston BRAC…

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston BRAC Blog

Covers the challenges and opportunities of Base Realignment and Closure ("BRAC") and its impact on the region's business community from a legal perspective

http://wtpbracblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    Where Everyone Live

    Where Everyone Live
    This is where the Maryland BRAC-related job holders live.- Brad Aaron
  • Sep 15

    It's Over and Where We Go from Here

    It's Over and Where We Go from Here
    Well, today is the official end of BRAC 2005 and Maryland, while continuing to face many challenges from the consolidation, was an overall winner, gaining jobs (and a lot more traffic).While we will continue to follow the repercussions of…
  • Sep 9

    Ominous News for the Mark Center

    Ominous News for the Mark Center
    The Mark Center - which has been an ongoing source of controversy due to the projected inability of the surrounding transportation network to handle the additional BRAC traffic - is now the subject of a disturbing report regarding its…
Rank this Week: 1313

Green Building Law Brief

Green Building Law Brief

Covers green building and sustainability issues from a legal perspective. Edited by Will Pearce.

http://greenbuildinglawbrief.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Whiteford,Taylor & Preston Receives the President's Award from USGBC Maryland

    Whiteford,Taylor & Preston Receives the President's Award from USGBC Maryland
    On January 27, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston proudly accepted the President's Award from the USGBC-MD. WINTERGREEN, The Maryland Chapter of the U.S.
  • Apr 1

    Maryland Legislature Poised to Extend Option of "Benefit" Status to LLC

    Maryland Legislature Poised to Extend Option of "Benefit" Status to LLC
    Maryland limited liability companies that pride themselves on their commitment to environmental and social responsibility soon may be able to obtain legal recognition, separate from their less magnanimous competitors. If passed, Senate Bill…
  • Jun 30

    USGBC-Maryland's New Headquarter

    USGBC-Maryland's New Headquarter
    The USGBC Maryland Chapter will showcase its new Hunt Valley headquarters tomorrow, July 1, at 5:30 pm with a “See the Green Building Tour.”  For more information on the event and to register, click here. The new office is in Schilling…
Rank this Week: 1318

Maryland Courts Watcher

Maryland Courts Watcher

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

http://marylandcourts.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1354

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case
    13 reasons an insurance company will try and not pay for your car accident claim: The insurance defense lawyer will argue that you have little to no visible damage to your vehicle.  The interesting part of this argument is the vehicles…
  • Jan 21

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland
    Have you been charged with driving on a revoked license in Maryland? Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or email his office for immediate legal help. Driving while privilege is revoked in Maryland is a serious traffic offense and…
  • Jan 19

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer
    You’ve been in an auto accident and you need to find the best Baltimore Accident Lawyer? Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal advice. Step 1 to an Auto Accident…
Rank this Week: 2319

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/
  • Jan 30

    Maryland Law Governs Significant Aspects of Divorce

    Maryland Law Governs Significant Aspects of Divorce
    Each state in the country has the authority to enact laws governing marriage and divorce. These laws can vary a great deal, especially when it comes to the acceptable grounds for divorce. The Maryland Family Code identifies two types of…
  • Jan 22

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence

    Maryland Enacts New Laws to Protect Families from Domestic Violence
    Many states throughout the country have enacted “no fault” divorce laws, essentially permitting married couples to file for divorce without first citing specific grounds or satisfying other cumbersome requirements. Under Maryland…
  • Dec 30

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute

    Maryland Court Affirms Decision Denying Parent Visitation in Child Custody Dispute
    Divorce is a serious matter. Depending on the particular family circumstances, there may be a variety of important and challenging decisions to make that will have a long-term impact on the parties involved. In most cases, spouses will be…
Rank this Week: 2985

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

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

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

    What To Do After a Car Accident

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

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer

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

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce
    Uncovering hidden assets is the bane of attorneys handling high income divorce cases. Any lawyer can use interrogatories and a request for production of documents, spot issues from facts and construct an argument that advances the…
Rank this Week: 3676

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Head-On Collision between Two Motorcyclists Kills One

    Head-On Collision between Two Motorcyclists Kills One
    Earlier this week in Reno, Nevada, one man was killed and another seriously injured after the two were involved in a head-on collision. According to a report by one local news source, the accident occurred around 4:20 in the afternoon and…
  • Jan 21

    Motorcycle Accident on Inner Loop Injures One

    Motorcycle Accident on Inner Loop Injures One
    Earlier this month on the Inner Loop in Washington, DC, an accident between a semi-truck and a motorcycle injured one man. According to a report by one local news source, the accident occurred near Kenilworth on the Inner Loop of Interstate…
  • Jan 14

    Man Responsible for Motorcyclist’s Death Attempts to Dupe Police with a Fake Alibi

    Man Responsible for Motorcyclist’s Death Attempts to Dupe Police with a Fake Alibi
    Earlier this month in Bayonne, New Jersey, a 43-year-old man was found dead by police near his motorcycle, which had sustained heavy damage. According to one local news report, the motorcyclist was found by police around 11:35 on a Friday…
Rank this Week: 4271

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/
  • Jan 27

    Man Suffers Heart Attack While Committing Armed Robbery

    Man Suffers Heart Attack While Committing Armed Robbery
    Armed robberies typically last a matter of seconds, and the majority end without anyone suffering physical injury. But the psychological stress on victims and other witnesses of this violent crime can have devastating and lasting effects. …
  • Jan 19

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency
    Years of rigid officer schedules and mandatory five-day workweeks have hindered the Baltimore City Police Department's ability to fight crime in the most effective way possible. But starting this past week the department has implemented a…
  • Jan 13

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana
    Over the couple last couple decades mail became one of the preferred methods of transporting marijuana across state lines. The carrier was irrelevant, as dealers and smokers would typically use FedEx, UPS, and the postal service to transport…
Rank this Week: 4072

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Jan 27

    Maryland Wrongful Death Lawsuit Challenges Caps on Compensatory Award

    Maryland Wrongful Death Lawsuit Challenges Caps on Compensatory Award
    If a person dies as the result of negligence on the part of a government official in Maryland, the family of the victim has a right to seek compensation for their losses from the municipality the defendant is associated with. Caps placed on…
  • Jan 21

    Virginia Lawmakers Consider Easing Penalties, Though Speeding Is a Leading Cause of Accident

    Virginia Lawmakers Consider Easing Penalties, Though Speeding Is a Leading Cause of Accident
    Speeding is a serious problem along the roads and highways surrounding our nation’s capital. In 2013, speed was listed as one of the causes of auto accidents in 339 Virginia crash fatality reports, which is why it’s so surprising…
  • Jan 13

    What’s Protecting You From a D.C. Train Injury?

    What’s Protecting You From a D.C. Train Injury?
    Trains are an integral part of how the citizens of Washington, D.C., commute around the city. In recent months though, trains on subways and the new streetcar system have come under heavy public scrutiny due to a large number of accidents…
Rank this Week: 2701

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 23

    How to Get Life Insurance Payments from Insurance Company

    How to Get Life Insurance Payments from Insurance Company
    As an experienced Baltimore attorney I have unfortunately witnessed many cases of insurance companies delaying payments to my clients after the death of a loved one. Why do they do this you ask? The company you faithfully paid all these years…
  • Jan 12

    Hospital Medical Malpractice Leads to Patient Deaths.

    Hospital Medical Malpractice Leads to Patient Deaths.
    State and federal health officials are investigating the deaths of nine patients at six hospitals who were all given an intravenous nutritional supplement that investigators have found was contaminated by bacteria. Ten other patients who…
Rank this Week: 3361

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/
  • Jan 27

    Tractor-Trailer Accident Claims Four Lives Near Wye Mill

    Tractor-Trailer Accident Claims Four Lives Near Wye Mill
    Earlier this month near Wye Mills, an accident between a 2006 Suzuki Forenza and a tractor-trailer resulted in four fatalities in the same family, including a pregnant woman. According to a report by one local news source, the accident…
  • Jan 20

    Several Inmates and Correctional Officers Killed in Fatal Bus Accident

    Several Inmates and Correctional Officers Killed in Fatal Bus Accident
    Earlier this week in West Texas, several inmates and correctional officers were killed when the bus that was transporting the inmates slid off an icy road and crashed into a passing train. According to a report by the local Fox affiliate, the…
  • Jan 13

    Several Students Hospitalized after School Bus Crash

    Several Students Hospitalized after School Bus Crash
    Earlier this month in Marbury, about 30 miles south of Washington DC, a school bus accident sent several students to the hospital as well as several others. According to a report by Reuters, the accident occurred about a mile away from…
Rank this Week: 4365

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jan 26

    Trial Set to Begin in Oregon Birth Injury Case

    Trial Set to Begin in Oregon Birth Injury Case
    Earlier this month in Marion County, Oregon, the parents of a child born with a preventable case of cerebral palsy began jury selection for the case against the hospital where their son was born. According to one local news report, the jury…
  • Jan 20

    Baby Severely Injured in Botched Water Birth; Parents File Lawsuit Seeking $35 Million

    Baby Severely Injured in Botched Water Birth; Parents File Lawsuit Seeking $35 Million
    Earlier this year, the parents of a baby boy severely injured during a water birth filed a lawsuit against the hospital system where the baby was born. According to one local news report, the child was born with permanent hearing damage,…
  • Jan 15

    What Is Cerebral Palsy and How is it Caused?

    What Is Cerebral Palsy and How is it Caused?
    Cerebral palsy is a medical term used to describe a broad group of disorders that limit the movement in certain parts of the body due to problems with the development of the brain, either in the womb or during the birthing process. Each year,…
Rank this Week: 3030

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
  • Jan 26

    Proposed Changes in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Procedure Up in the Air

    Proposed Changes in Massachusetts Medical Malpractice Procedure Up in the Air
    It is a well-known fact that sometimes a medical malpractice lawsuit can take years to complete from beginning to end. However, a new law in Massachusetts claims to reduce the number of times that plaintiffs must wait to get the compensation…
  • Jan 20

    Doctor Continues to Practice Despite Links to Several Treatment Death

    Doctor Continues to Practice Despite Links to Several Treatment Death
    Doctors are responsible for the wellbeing of their patients. This duty of care extends well after the patient leaves the physician's office. One Florida doctor is in the process of learning that lesson the hard way. A doctor at a local…
  • Jan 11

    Wrongful Death Claim Allowed to Proceed, Despite Potential Notice Defect

    Wrongful Death Claim Allowed to Proceed, Despite Potential Notice Defect
    When a plaintiff decides to name a defendant in a lawsuit, that plaintiff must show the court that he or she served the defendant with notice of the suit. This is a strict procedural requirement that, if it is ignored or inadequately…
Rank this Week: 3013

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/
  • 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.…
  • Jan 16

    College Hazing Again Rears Its Ugly Head

    College Hazing Again Rears Its Ugly Head
    It seems that there are certain topics that keep rearing their ugly head when it comes to injuries in Maryland. You'd think that after awhile, lessons would be learned. But in the case of college hazing, it appears that learning not to beat,…
  • Dec 24

    Is Someone Who Hires an Uninsured Commercial Driver Liable for Negligent Hiring? New Case Says Maybe Not

    Is Someone Who Hires an Uninsured Commercial Driver Liable for Negligent Hiring? New Case Says Maybe Not
    If someone is injured in an auto accident in Maryland, there may be more than one defendant responsible. This often is the case where a commercial vehicle is involved. The vehicle may be owned by one company, and driven by a driver employed…
Rank this Week: 4736

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/
  • Jan 26

    Deer in Roadway Causes Fatal Accident in Salisbury

    Deer in Roadway Causes Fatal Accident in Salisbury
    Earlier this month in Salisbury, Maryland, a driver collided with a deer, resulting in a fatal accident that claimed one woman’s life and injured another. According to one local news report, the accident occurred on Nanticoke Road in…
  • Jan 19

    Uninsured Driver Convicted for Maryland Girl’s Death

    Uninsured Driver Convicted for Maryland Girl’s Death
    Earlier this month, a West Virginia woman was convicted of driving without a license after she caused a fatal accident that took the life of a five-year-old Maryland girl. According to one local news report, the woman claimed that she was…
  • Jan 12

    Maryland Man Killed as He Gets Out of His Vehicle on Route 50

    Maryland Man Killed as He Gets Out of His Vehicle on Route 50
    Earlier this week in Annapolis, a local Marylander was killed when he got out of his disabled vehicle on Route 50. According to a local news report, the man lost control of his car, and it spun out into the center median around 2:15 in the…
Rank this Week: 4187

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/
  • Jan 23

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?
    Often times people will come into the office charged with DUI after providing a breath sample of less than .07 or .08. They wonder how it is they were charged in Maryland for DUI/DWI when they blew a legal BAC number between .01 and .06. …
  • Jan 12

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive
    Can you be arrested for DUI in Maryland if the police did not see you driving your car? To evaluate that question, it must be further broken down to were you sitting in the car or were you outside the car when the police arrived? The easier…
  • Jan 6

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI
    One issue that seems to come up with regularity is whether to tell one's employer or boss that they were arrested and charged with a DUI or other criminal event. Certain people with high levels of clearance or security may be required to…
Rank this Week: 2362

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/
  • Jan 22

    Police Excessive Force Can Give Rise to Civil Injury Lawsuit

    Police Excessive Force Can Give Rise to Civil Injury Lawsuit
    The news has brought us a lot of sad stories about violent interactions between police officers and the general public. Like any story, it's usually the most violent, newsworthy cases that get our attention. But a series of other, smaller,…
  • Jan 8

    Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Officers to Comply with Fourth Amendment when Stopping Vehicle

    Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Officers to Comply with Fourth Amendment when Stopping Vehicle
    A police officer can't just stop a driver on the road for no reason. An officer generally must have "reasonable articulable suspicion" that a law is being broken to stop you if you're driving. And once they do that, they may have a right to…
  • Jan 5

    What is an Indictment?

    What is an Indictment?
    The recent cases of Eric Gardner and Michael Brown have brought a lot of argument and controversy to our country. And while everybody takes their own side, one thing that makes these cases different than some others is the lack of any…
Rank this Week: 4738

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop
    Many people have heard of the legal terms “misdemeanor” and “felony.” These are the two categories of criminal conduct under Maryland law. Misdemeanors are considered to be less serious than felonies, and they…
  • Jan 7

    Maryland’s Highest Court Reviews Constitutionality of Criminal Counterfeiting Statute

    Maryland’s Highest Court Reviews Constitutionality of Criminal Counterfeiting Statute
    A criminal arrest or charge is a serious matter that must be addressed accordingly. A defendant has much to lose in a criminal case, including his or her freedom, reputation, and future. There are many ways that one may respond to a…
  • Dec 22

    Maryland Court of Special Appeals Reinstates Criminal Conviction

    Maryland Court of Special Appeals Reinstates Criminal Conviction
    In most criminal cases, the defendant will have opportunities throughout the proceeding to raise a number of different defenses. These defenses can serve to reduce the severity of the criminal charges or set forth a complete defense.…
Rank this Week: 2933

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/
  • Jan 21

    Ford v. United States | New Maryland Malpractice Opinion

    Ford v. United States | New Maryland Malpractice Opinion
    A U.S. federal court judge made a ruling on some motions that are of interest to Maryland medical malpractice attorneys.  They deal with a motion for summary judgment and, a pet interest of mine, holding defendants feet to the fire when…
  • Jan 12

    Valuing Car Accident Cases in Maryland: 12 Factors That Matter

    Valuing Car Accident Cases in Maryland: 12 Factors That Matter
    Valuing car accident cases for settlement in Maryland is a challenge. The most important thing in any case is the severity of the injuries. That is probably all that should matter.  But there are many more variables that drive how much…
  • Jan 9

    Medical Malpractice Settlement Formula? How to Value Case

    Medical Malpractice Settlement Formula? How to Value Case
    Most malpractice lawsuits in Maryland are resolved after negotiating through adversarial bargaining.  At the end of the day, our clients only have two options: settle or go to trial. Sometimes, they do not even have two options.…
Rank this Week: 2612

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/
  • Jan 20

    Kids Digital Privacy and Cyber Security Highlighted in State Of The Union

    Kids Digital Privacy and Cyber Security Highlighted in State Of The Union
    During President Obama's State of the Union Address this evening the importance of children's digital privacy and cyber security was highlighted.  According to The White House Medium account, the President's official prepared…
  • Jan 19

    Will the FTC Investigate Turn and Verizon Wireless For Privacy Killing Zombie Cookies?

    Will the FTC Investigate Turn and Verizon Wireless For Privacy Killing Zombie Cookies?
    A very troubling recent ProPublica investigation found that the Turn online advertising network is "using tracking cookies [i.e. "Zombie Cookies"] that come back to life after Verizon [Wireless] users have deleted them."  These…
  • Jan 12

    President Obama Proposes The Student Digital Privacy Act

    President Obama Proposes The Student Digital Privacy Act
    In a very positive development, President Obama earlier today proposed The Student Digital Privacy Act.  According to The New York Times, the Act would "prohibit technology firms from profiting from information collected in schools as…
Rank this Week: 4246

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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 23

    How to Pay for Your Bankruptcy Case

    How to Pay for Your Bankruptcy Case
    One of the most frequent questions I get is: "How am I going to pay the attorney's fees and costs for a bankruptcy?" Yes, we know you're seemingly strapped, but you actually have more resources than you realize. Here are some: 1) Stop…
Rank this Week: 4808

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Cracking the Morse Code:When An Insurer Must Show Actual Prejudice

    Cracking the Morse Code:When An Insurer Must Show Actual Prejudice
    Courts across the country haven’t taken too kindly to insurers using technicalities or blaming their insureds to deny coverage and Maryland is no exception. Legislatures’ displeasure with insurers’ knack for finding devils…
  • May 20

    Lifespan of Secret Offshore Accounts Dwindling

    Lifespan of Secret Offshore Accounts Dwindling
    Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a major guilty plea in line with their goal of curtailing the use of foreign bank accounts by Americans to conceal taxable assets.
  • Mar 23

    Commercial Insurance - Contractors Need A Blueprint For Coverage

    Commercial Insurance - Contractors Need A Blueprint For Coverage
    Liability insurance policies sold to businesses, and individuals, are often “occurrence”-based policies that provide coverage for specific events, or “occurrences,” that take place during a covered period (regardless…
Rank this Week: 3827

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/
  • 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,...
  • Dec 1

    Free speech and threats to be argued before the Supreme Court

    Free speech and threats to be argued before the Supreme Court
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing the matter of Elonis v. U.S. In this case, a man from Pennsylvania was sentenced to four years over threats he made to his wife. Soon after his wife obtained a protective order,...
Rank this Week: 2901

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Roland Park Bicycle Death Case Requires An Expereinced Attorney

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

    STSW Assists Victims in Shocking “Mikvah” Video Voyeurism Case

    STSW Assists Victims in Shocking “Mikvah” Video Voyeurism Case
    On October 14, 20014, prominent D.C. Rabbi and religious scholar Barry Freundel was arrested by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and charged with various offenses relating to voyeurism. According to charging documents, which can…
  • Jan 11

    STSW Exploring Claims on Behalf of Business and Residents Affected by West Virginia Oil Spill

    STSW Exploring Claims on Behalf of Business and Residents Affected by West Virginia Oil Spill
    More than 100,000 households and businesses have been left without potable water because of a large-scale chemical spill discovered Thursday on the Elk River near Charlestown, West Virginia. The spill occurred just north of one of the…
Rank this Week: 4420

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/
  • Dec 24

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance

    Injured Worker Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance
      In a recent Maryland Court of Appeals case, the Court  determined that even though a contractor did not have workers’ compensation insurance, they could be an employee of the general contractor, and therefore …
  • Dec 24

    SSDI Offsets to Long-Term Disability Benefits in Maryland

    SSDI Offsets to Long-Term Disability Benefits in Maryland
    In the 2012 case of Garcia v. The Hartford, the surviving spouse of Jose Garcia, Elvira Garcia, sued the insurance company The Hartford for a violation of ERISA. The decedent had participated in his employer’s long-term disability plan.…
  • Oct 21

    Train Accidents in Maryland

    Train Accidents in Maryland
    Recently, a train hit a car in Westminster, Maryland at the intersection of Route 27 and Winters Street at night, and a woman was injured and taken to the shock trauma department of a hospital. The conductor sounded its horn, and the train…
Rank this Week: 2014

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 19

    Stamm Featured in Member in the Spotlight Blog of the National College for DUI Defense

    Stamm Featured in Member in the Spotlight Blog of the National College for DUI Defense
    Leonard Stamm has been featured in the "Member in the Spotlight" blog of the National College for DUI Defense. It is reprinted in its entirety below: Member in the Spotlight: Lenny Stamm This week's Member in the Spotlight is Lenny Stamm…
  • Nov 20

    Marijuana and DUI - DREs required - Carboxyl THC does not prove impairment

    Marijuana and DUI - DREs required - Carboxyl THC does not prove impairment
    With legalization and decriminalization of marijuana, and medical marijuana laws sweeping the country, police are stepping up enforcement of driving while impaired by drugs and controlled dangerous substances enforcement. In Maryland, these…
Rank this Week: 3500

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: 4955

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/
Rank this Week: 4344