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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: 2451

Harrison Law Group Construction…

Harrison Law Group Construction Notes

Covers construction contracts, guarantees, warranties and workplace policies.

http://constructionlawnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Mike Pappas Featured in Building Baltimore Magazine

    Mike Pappas Featured in Building Baltimore Magazine
    Mike Pappas was featured in Building Baltimore Magazine's February 2009 Edition for his work with the ABC Joint Legislative Committee. Mike received a "Member of Distinction" Award in January 2009for his dedication and political action with…
  • Mar 26

    Mike Pappas in Video Interview by The Daily Record

    Mike Pappas in Video Interview by The Daily Record
    Mike Pappas was interviewed yesterday [March 25, 2009] at the Baltimore County Bar Association's Technology Expo, held at the Towson National Guard Armory from 11 am until 2 pm. Pappas, the chair of the Bar Association’s Technology…
  • Dec 3

    Employee Handbooks — Place and Purpose

    Employee Handbooks — Place and Purpose
    BY: Faith E. Harrison, EsquireOriginally Published In The HLG Constructor, September, 2008
Rank this Week: 3415

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/
  • Apr 27

    Truck Accidents Caused by Low Visibility

    Truck Accidents Caused by Low Visibility
    One of the reasons that tractor-trailers and other large trucks are prone to getting involved in serious accidents is the fact that they require a longer distance to come to a complete stop. This is true even with an empty trailer, but when a…
  • Apr 20

    Case Reversed after Lower Court Allows Jury to Hear Truck Driver Did Not Have Insurance

    Case Reversed after Lower Court Allows Jury to Hear Truck Driver Did Not Have Insurance
    Earlier this month, the Maryland Court of Appeals issued a written opinion in a truck accident case, holding that evidence of a defendant’s lack of insurance is not relevant and should be excluded from the jury’s consideration. In…
  • Apr 13

    Truck Accident Case Dismissed Based on Lack of Reliable Evidence of Negligence

    Truck Accident Case Dismissed Based on Lack of Reliable Evidence of Negligence
    In most personal injury cases, the judge plays a fairly limited role, leaving the ultimate decision of whether the defendant was liable for the plaintiff’s injuries up to the jury. In the early stages of litigation, a judge also acts as…
Rank this Week: 4364

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/
  • Apr 27

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident

    Divorce Over Age 50 Raises Unique Financial Concerns for Maryland Resident
    It is not uncommon for a married couple to spend the first 25 to 30 years of their life together working and saving money to enjoy in retirement. Over the course of their lifetime, spouses often invest money in stocks, 401K plans, education…
  • Apr 13

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case

    Maryland Court Interprets Conflicting Statutes in Child Support Case
    Couples with children who decide to divorce must address a series of significant and possibly life-changing issues. In addition to the division of property and spousal support, parents must also face matters of child custody and support.…
  • Apr 8

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Reviews Same-Sex Adoption Case
    Each state has the authority to enact laws regulating marriage and divorce. For this reason, there can be significant differences among the states with respect to myriad related issues. For instance, as recently as last year, the highest…
Rank this Week: 3750

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/
  • Apr 21

    Baltimore County, Maryland Drivers Cite Dangerous Intersection

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

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

    Maryland Senate Hears Bill to Double Fines for Handheld Cell Phone Use while Driving
    When it comes to distracted driving, Maryland has some of the toughest traffic laws in the US. Texting while driving is prohibited and considered a primary offense. In October 2013, Maryland joined our neighbors in Washington, D.C., in making…
  • Jan 15

    Atlantic Region Traffic Accident Fatalities Up in First Half of 2015

    Atlantic Region Traffic Accident Fatalities Up in First Half of 2015
    For years, motor vehicle crash fatalities had been declining nationally—thanks in part to public safety awareness campaigns, tougher state traffic laws, improved vehicle safety, and highway improvements. Unfortunately, in recent years,…
Rank this Week: 4356

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Maryland Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Maryland medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury law. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

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

    Injury Liability and the Driverless Car

    Injury Liability and the Driverless Car
    Sometimes the law takes a while to catch up to emerging technology. This is especially true where new inventions radically change the world in which we live. One such invention, the driverless (or self-driving) car, is not ripe for public…
  • Mar 3

    Law Being Considered to Provide Protection to Student and Child Athlete

    Law Being Considered to Provide Protection to Student and Child Athlete
    We often think of sports injuries as being “part of the game.” When players are injured, it is easy to forget that sometimes there may be a responsible party, and the injury may not be an accepted risk of playing the sport.…
  • Feb 10

    Class Action Attacks Automobile Key Fob

    Class Action Attacks Automobile Key Fob
    Most of us know that when products are defective and injure people, a consumer has the right to sue the manufacturer and the seller for damages. We usually think of defective products as ordinarily safe items that are made poorly, or…
Rank this Week: 3747

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4013

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

Washington DC Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.metrodcinjuryblog.lawyer/
Rank this Week: 3931

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Feb 20

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial
    In a previous blog post, I argued that Maryland’s General Assembly should take up legislation that would penalize health insurers for denying claims in bad faith. Yesterday The Baltimore Sun published a version of this…
  • Feb 3

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

    Maryland Should Pass a Lack-of-Good-Faith Statute for Health Insurance
    The Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) has placed health insurers under substantial financial pressure. This pressure appears to be resulting in an increasing number of healthcare claim denials. Unfortunately, the increase, if it…
  • Jan 20

    BlueCross BlueShield of Maryland Reverses Denial of $160K Health Insurance Claim

    BlueCross BlueShield of Maryland Reverses Denial of $160K Health Insurance Claim
    While our politicians debate the merits of the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. “Obamacare”), insurers continue to deny health insurance claims by the thousands every year. These denials often saddle consumers with outsized medical…
Rank this Week: 3987

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

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

    Spoliation – The oft mispronounced Rule of Evidence that Every Business Person Needs to Know
    The Court of Special Appeals of Maryland issued an opinion this week that serves as a reminder that a party’s simple failure to preserve evidence can sometimes snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. The case (and link) is Cumberland…
  • Jan 4

    Appellate Courts Clarify ADR Procedure

    Appellate Courts Clarify ADR Procedure
    It’s no secret that the Court of Special Appeals has been increasingly overwhelmed with cases, nor is it a secret that the Court would like to see a lot of these cases resolved or otherwise cleaned up before having to spend time on…
  • Nov 25

    COSA Clarifies Shenker Exception

    COSA Clarifies Shenker Exception
    In its 2009 decision in Shenker v. Laureate Educ., Inc., 411 Md. 317, the Court of Appeals of Maryland inserted a caveat in the premise that shareholder lawsuits against corporate directors must be pursued as a derivative action on behalf of…
Rank this Week: 3799

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    Child Support - Due and Owing

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

    Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Do You Hear What I Hear?
    Yeah I am in a holiday mood, and I love that song (although why the King says lets bring the baby shivering in the cold silver and gold, a nice warm blanket would be better).   But this has nothing to do with it.   This is about the…
  • Dec 3

    Does Child Support EVER End?

    Does Child Support EVER End?
    A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Facebook about the child of Cherica Adams turning 16.   This would seem unremarkable until you remember who Cherica Adams is.   She was the young lady gunned down by a hit man hired by Rae Carruth,…
Rank this Week: 4347

Maryland Injury Law Blog

Maryland Injury Law Blog

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

http://www.mdinjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Carroll County Wrongful Death Verdict

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

    Volkswagen Emissions Legal Investigation – Maryland

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

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

    Paul Bekman and Wendy Shiff Obtain Plaintiffs’ Verdict in Dutchess County, New York
    Following a four-week jury trial, SCBMA Partners Paul D. Bekman and Wendy L. Shiff obtained a verdict on behalf of their clients in a medical malpractice case tried in the Supreme Court of Dutchess County in Poughkeepskie, New York. Bekman…
Rank this Week: 3966

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Dec 29

    Tips for Protecting Yourself From a Maryland Bicycle Accident

    Tips for Protecting Yourself From a Maryland Bicycle Accident
    Each year, hundreds of injuries and dozens of deaths are attributed to collisions between bicycles and motor vehicles. Statistics show that in the last five years, there have been 30 individuals killed and approximately 3,100 others have been…
  • Dec 22

    Holiday Safety Tips to Prevent Fires or a Car Accident

    Holiday Safety Tips to Prevent Fires or a Car Accident
    The Hazards of the Holidays The holidays are a joyous time for most Americans, but this time of year can also be plagued by increased chances of being involved in incidents that can cause serious bodily harm. The Washington, D.C.…
  • Dec 15

    The Risks of Antidepressants During Pregnancy

    The Risks of Antidepressants During Pregnancy
    Antidepressant medications can be a useful tool in treating a number of mood disorders. They can help regulate emotions and allow a patient to live a healthy life. However, it’s important to note that women who are pregnant or are…
Rank this Week: 4721

Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • Oct 20

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run

    Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run
    Recently, a pedestrian was in critical condition after a hit and run, in which the pedestrian was thrown across an intersection. The driver of the car didn’t stop, and the pedestrian had to go to a trauma center to be treated for…
  • Oct 20

    Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

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

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim

    Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim
    In Long v. Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund, the court considered a case in which the owner of a flooring installation company, a sole proprietor, was injured. Before 2011, the owner had elected to be a covered employee under LE §…
Rank this Week: 4107

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/
  • Aug 3

    Getting Recorded Statements from Insurance Companies in Personal Injury Cases Pending in DC Superior Court

    Getting Recorded Statements from Insurance Companies in Personal Injury Cases Pending in DC Superior Court
    In one of my former cases, a Defendant mangled my client’s finger by closing it in an electric car window. According to my client, the Defendant neither warned him that she was about to close the window nor did she give him enough time…
  • Jul 29

    Welcome Change to DC Law Forces Fairness on Crash Victims’ Own Insurance Companie

    Welcome Change to DC Law Forces Fairness on Crash Victims’ Own Insurance Companie
    Let’s say you are involved in a serious collision in the District of Columbia. You were driving through an intersection on a green light and a driver from your right ran a red light and t-boned your car. Fortunately, there is an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3991

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/
  • Jun 16

    Finding a Good Business Lawyer.

    Finding a Good Business Lawyer.
    if you are looking to start a new business or have questions regarding business law contact Joseph Ostad at 800 320-0080 today.
  • Jun 2

    Important Information Regarding Maryland Health Care Laws.

    Important Information Regarding Maryland Health Care Laws.
    http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/25ind/html/42healc.html
  • May 11

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.
    Approximately 200 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning, and still thousands of others will develop severe symptoms that require emergency medical attention. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common cause of accidental…
Rank this Week: 4902

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: 4803

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: 3644

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: 4221

Maryland Accident Lawyer Blog

Maryland Accident Lawyer Blog

By the Law Offices of Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 3

    Recorded Statement

    Recorded Statement
    I’m getting another case ready for trial where I have to explain honest and consistent statements given in good faith to the insurance company that their lawyer is not trying to take completely out of context to make them stand for…
  • Aug 30

    Devices to Protect Infants in Cars Just Don’t Work

    Devices to Protect Infants in Cars Just Don’t Work
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published a study this week, showing that three separate devices designed specifically to alert drivers when infants and children are left alone in a car do not work properly. Part of a…
  • Jul 10

    Jury Selection: Thoughts From Ohio

    Jury Selection: Thoughts From Ohio
    One thing I have been trying to do with our blogs is to give our readers an opportunity to hear from other lawyers. Today, I have another guest post from Anthony Castelli, a personal injury lawyer in Cincinnati, Ohio. You can learn more about…
Rank this Week: 3738

Health Information Technology and…

Health Information Technology and Privacy Blog

Provides guidance to health care providers and facilities as they move into a new electronic era of privacy and security concerns under HIPAA and the HITECH Act. By Ober Kaler.

http://www.oberhealthinformationtechnology.com/
  • May 23

    NOIs Due Soon to Apply for 2014 ACO Program

    NOIs Due Soon to Apply for 2014 ACO Program
    The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for accountable care organizations (ACOs) established under the Affordable Care Act is about to kick-off its second year with a new round of applications for the January 1, 2014 start date. As part…
  • Jan 24

    HHS Overhaul of HIPAA: Summary of New Obligations for Covered Entities and Business Associate

    HHS Overhaul of HIPAA: Summary of New Obligations for Covered Entities and Business Associate
    On January 17, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) posted Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules [PDF] (the Final Rule) under the authority of the HITECH Act and the…
  • Jan 17

    New HIPAA Rule Released Today

    New HIPAA Rule Released Today
    The new HIPAA/HITECH rule in an unpublished version was released today and can be found at www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/01/25/2013-01073/modifications-to-the-hipaa-privacy-security-enforcement-and-breach-notification-rules.…
Rank this Week: 4994

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3818

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: 4798

Kramer's Law

Kramer's Law

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

http://www.kramerslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 10

    With General Assembly Inaction, Pit Bulls Remain “Inherently Dangerous”

    With General Assembly Inaction, Pit Bulls Remain “Inherently Dangerous”
    The Maryland General Assembly concluded its recent regular session without action on legislation to modify the Court of Appeals’ decision in Tracey v. Solesky holding that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”
  • Jan 11

    Yogi Berra: A Legal Authority

    Yogi Berra: A Legal Authority
    “I really didn’t say everything I said.” – Yogi Berra.  While such may be true, what this poet/philosopher of the baseball diamond did say is quoted widely by courts nationwide.
  • Dec 26

    The Right to Trial by Jury in Maryland in a Civil Case: Plaintiff’s Call

    The Right to Trial by Jury in Maryland in a Civil Case: Plaintiff’s Call
    Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has confirmed that the amount claimed by a plaintiff is what triggers the right to a civil trial by jury, not the amount claimed by a defendant asserting a counterclaim
Rank this Week: 4984

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: 4920

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: 3785

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers privacy and technology.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 4288

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice…

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice topics, including anesthesia, cancer, expert testimony, infection, and trial. By Leon Aussprung.

http://www.philadelphiamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania
    Though everyone knows about the danger and irresponsibility of getting behind the wheel after drinking, few people talk about the similar risks associated with drugged driving. It’s about time that changes given the increasing occurrence of…
  • Aug 28

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High
    According a recent article on Dotmed.com, this past year has seen a massive number of medical device recalls. According to ExpertRecall, a company tasked with tracking food, drug and device recalls, a whopping 123 million such devices were…
  • Aug 22

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By
    A recent study has found a major flaw in the Food and Drug Administration’s process that approves medical devices. At least four dangerously defective medical devices were expedited through FDA’s approval process with minimal testing. The…
Rank this Week: 4493

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…
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Maryland DUI Defense Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI arrests, laws and news. By the Law Office of James Guillory.

http://www.marylandduidefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Hurricane Irene Lemony Snicket's two Maryland Driver

    Hurricane Irene Lemony Snicket's two Maryland Driver
    With sustained winds of 74 miles, Hurricane Irene pummeled the eastern seaboard and arguably two unfortunate Maryland drivers who were charged with DUIs as the result of traffic accidents that occurred during this natural disaster. Property…
  • Jan 11

    Police Detective Charged with DUI

    Police Detective Charged with DUI
    On Saturday January 8th, 2011, 31 year Alexandria police veteran, Eric Ratliff, was arrested and charged with drunk driving, after his unmarked police car crashed into a concrete pole. No matter what your walk of life or career, no one is…
  • Dec 29

    Baltimore Raven arrested for DUI

    Baltimore Raven arrested for DUI
    On December 27, 2010, Baltimore Raven rookie Sergio Kindle, was arrested in Howard County, Maryland on suspicion of drunk driving. Kindle was ticketed for speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to obey traffic control…
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Waranch Law Blog

Waranch Law Blog

Covers Maryland criminal, traffic, and personal injury issues. By David R. Waranch.

http://www.maryland-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 7

    Why "Over Treatment" Will Hurt Your Accident Case

    Why "Over Treatment" Will Hurt Your Accident Case
    Getting the "right" amount of treatment for your injuries is a balancing act.  You certainly don't want to get too little treatment or stop treatment before your injuries have resolved.  On the other hand, it is not wise to "over…
  • Oct 5

    Fender Bender?? You Should Still Call The Police

    Fender Bender?? You Should Still Call The Police
    Even if you are involved in a minor collision, you should still call the police.
  • Sep 15

    You Should Consult With a Lawyer If.....(Auto Accident)

    You Should Consult With a Lawyer If.....(Auto Accident)
    It is a good idea to consult a lawyer if: It is not clear who is at fault for the car accident, or liability is being dispute. You are not sure what the damages are. The insurance claims adjuster requests medical records from before your…
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Maryland Injury Law

Maryland Injury Law

Covers Maryland personal injury and workers compensation law. By Michael Schreyer.

http://marylandinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    Michael was appointed

    Michael was appointed
    Michael was appointed by the governor of Maryland to the State Workers` Compensation Advisory Committee on Budget. His appointment was just confirmed by the Senate.Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
  • Dec 30

    Finding consolation in an accidental death.

    Finding consolation in an accidental death.
    Friends and family facing the loss of loved ones in automobile collisions, medical malpractice errors, defective product malfunctions, or workplace disasters are often at a loss for how to put their lives back together. Such losses are nearly…
  • Jul 1

    Who should I hire for legal representation against WMATA for the Washington DC METRO train crash?

    Who should I hire for legal representation against WMATA for the Washington DC METRO train crash?
    Experience, location and convenience are the keys to hiring the right injury lawyer for your claim resulting from physical injury, death or post traumatic stress from the June 22, 2009 crash of the METRO red line trains. by Michael J.…
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Maryland Law

Maryland Law

Covers legal information and resources for researchers, librarians, and attorneys related to Maryland law. From Trevor Rosen.

http://marylandlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Maryland Practice: Civil Procedure Form

    Maryland Practice: Civil Procedure Form
    While I get up to blogging speed, I might throw a few no-brainers out there. This is not a bad thing. With the volume of legal information out there, occasionally you need a refresher course in the basics.
  • Sep 12

    PG County Added To Case Search

    PG County Added To Case Search
    For those of you that missed this, Prince George's County recently added their records to the Maryland Judiciary Case Search. The FAQ page shows that the system now has civil dockets back to 1986 and criminal dockets back to 1982. Following…
  • Sep 12

    Pleading Causes of Action, Fourth Edition

    Pleading Causes of Action, Fourth Edition
    I just read that the Booker Prize Shortlist has been annouced and this reminded me of one book that really deserves a prize and that's Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland by James Archibald and the ubiquitous Paul Mark Sandler. We just got…
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