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

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3501

Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Commercial Real Estate Lawyer Blog

By Samuelson Law Offices, LLC

http://www.commercialrealestatelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Estimates a Landlord Provides, in a Non-Binding Letter of Intent, Can Come Back to Bite *

    Estimates a Landlord Provides, in a Non-Binding Letter of Intent, Can Come Back to Bite *
    Landlords are often persuaded to put, in their letters of intent, estimates with numeric figures (as distinguished from just verbal descriptions) as to the size of the premises, CAM, CAM ratios, fund contributions, construction completion…
  • Jan 27

    Foreclosure Defense: New Weapon for Commercial Mortgagors?

    Foreclosure Defense: New Weapon for Commercial Mortgagors?
    A recent case allows a commercial mortgagor to defend against, and even to claim damages from, the lender, for (a) breaching an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and (b) statutory unfair and deceptive trade practices. Burcam…
  • Dec 3

    TO FOREIGN PURCHASERS OF U.S. REAL ESTATE - YOU MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO KEEP IT

    TO FOREIGN PURCHASERS OF U.S. REAL ESTATE - YOU MAY NOT BE ALLOWED TO KEEP IT
    Many real estate attorneys probably never heard of the Exon-Florio Amendment or CFIUS, much less imagined that, under them, a foreign real estate purchaser may be forced to divest the property post-closing. However, recently, the U.S…
Rank this Week: 3366

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: 3611

Maryland Law Blogger

Maryland Law Blogger

Covers corporate & franchise law issues. By Raymond McKenzie.

http://www.marylandlawblogger.com
  • Jun 8

    Time Limits and NDA/Confidentiality Agreement

    Time Limits and NDA/Confidentiality Agreement
    It is common for companies to share confidential information with a third party in order to achieve an operational objective, where the third party may be a prospective joint venturer, an acquirer, an investor or even a client.  Prior to…
  • Mar 7

    Isolated Sales Exemption in the New York Franchise Act

    Isolated Sales Exemption in the New York Franchise Act
    N.Y. CLS Gen. Bus. Law § 684(3)(c) of the New York Franchise Act provides an exemption to franchisors from the general registration requirements of the Act for what is deemed an “isolated franchise sale.”  Under this exemption, no…
  • Mar 7

    The Legal Standard for Fraud in Maryland

    The Legal Standard for Fraud in Maryland
    To prevail on a claim of fraudulent misrepresentation in Maryland, a plaintiff must establish, by the heightened evidentiary standard of clear and convincing evidence:
Rank this Week: 3678

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

Maryland Foreclosure Lawyer Blog

By Solomon, Bascietto & Mfume LLC.

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

    The Maryland Court's Failure to Enforce the Intent of Mediation

    The Maryland Court's Failure to Enforce the Intent of Mediation
    My last post, The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Courts, presented a hypothetical couple who were facing foreclosure. They were waiting for mediation and also hoping to get a modification to save their home. They had…
  • Mar 13

    The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Court

    The High Cost of Mediation and Failure of the Maryland Court
    Maryland adopted a law requiring all parties to a foreclosure to attend mediation if requested. "The goal of the law is to help homeowners get relief through a loan modification if they qualify or to find an alternative to foreclosure." See…
  • Feb 15

    Beware of Servicers Offering Homeowners Mortgage Modification

    Beware of Servicers Offering Homeowners Mortgage Modification
    I recently received a permanent modification offer from Chase on behalf of one of my clients. I was quite happy for the client until I read the actual modification offer. The client had his interest rate reduced to 2% for the first five…
Rank this Week: 3295

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: 3307

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…
Rank this Week: 3518

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: 3685

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers automobile and truck accidents, distracted driving and product liability. By John Cord.

http://www.marylandcaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Value of Your Maryland Automobile Accident Case: Negligence and Liability

    Value of Your Maryland Automobile Accident Case: Negligence and Liability
    Two major factors in deciding the value of any automobile accident case are liability and damages. Damages, which we'll discuss in a later post, include things like medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering and incapacity. Liability is…
  • Apr 15

    Value of Your Auto Accident Case

    Value of Your Auto Accident Case
    One question common to all Maryland auto accident victims is "what is my case worth?" It's a simple question with a complicated answer--so complicated, that we're going to spend the next seven or so blog posts breaking it down for…
  • Apr 10

    TAKE PHOTOS OF THE ACCIDENT

    TAKE PHOTOS OF THE ACCIDENT
    With smartphones everywhere, Maryland accident victims have the ability to record and document almost every aspect of an accident, almost in realtime. It's no surprise that witnesses in auto accident cases are scarce, negligent drivers…
Rank this Week: 4819

Bottom Line Business Insights

Bottom Line Business Insights

By Wagonheim Law.

http://www.wagonheim.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Driving to “No”

    Driving to “No”
      At last week’s Drink ‘N Think, presenter Chris McDonell of McDonell Consulting & Development, taught me something I never thought I’d learn from a sales consultant – the importance of getting a no. He…
  • Apr 7

    Guest Article: Testing Your Candidates with the Car Talk

    Guest Article: Testing Your Candidates with the Car Talk
    By Scott Turnbaugh Too many interview processes rely on being in a conference room or an office. Once someone is a real prospect, take them on a half-day ride along with one of your high performers. Here are three ways … Continue…
  • Apr 2

    The World’s Most Powerful Sales Tool

    The World’s Most Powerful Sales Tool
    I was meeting with a client to review the subcontract template I had been asked to prepare.  Clients often tell me that they want to be protected, but that they also want the contract to be fair to both sides. … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 4156

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Apr 15

    Soldier Ride in Capitol District Raises Awareness of Disabled Veteran Program

    Soldier Ride in Capitol District Raises Awareness of Disabled Veteran Program
    Each day, a growing number of soldiers return home from service overseas suffering from mental and physical conditions that leave them unable to return to work in any capacity. Many of these individuals require rehabilitation and training as…
  • Apr 8

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Sponsor 2014 Virginia Trial Lawyers Convention

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Sponsor 2014 Virginia Trial Lawyers Convention
    Striving to find new and innovative ways to assist clients with their legal needs is key to the success of the Maryland Personal Injury Attorneys with ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers. In order to continue the mission of constantly growing new…
  • Apr 1

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Strive to Better Serve the Community

    Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Strive to Better Serve the Community
    April 1, 2014 The Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers with ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers are routinely ranked among the top attorneys in the state. The firm believes the reason we stand out above the others is because of the people on our team…
Rank this Week: 3936

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 8

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program To Curtail Trucking Safety Violations Under Fire

    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program To Curtail Trucking Safety Violations Under Fire
    Recently, this blog commented on a study done by the U.S. Department of Transportation ("USDOT") to determine the effectiveness of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's ("FMCSA") new hours-of-service regulations designed to reduce…
  • Mar 25

    New Maryland Legislation Does Away With Dog Breed Distinction

    New Maryland Legislation Does Away With Dog Breed Distinction
    Early last year, this blog discussed a decision by the Maryland Court of Appeals in Tracey v. Solesky, which modified Maryland's "one bite rule" to specifically exclude pit bulls from its protections. The one bite rule is a negligence…
  • Feb 10

    Highway Worker Killed By Runaway Truck In Baltimore County Construction Zone

    Highway Worker Killed By Runaway Truck In Baltimore County Construction Zone
    According to a recent article published by the Baltimore Sun, 54-year-old highway worker John Kahl was struck and killed while working at a construction site on Interstate 695 near Liberty Road in Baltimore County. In the afternoon of…
Rank this Week: 4465

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/
  • Apr 7

    Maximum Medical Improvement in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

    Maximum Medical Improvement in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case
    In a recent case, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals considered whether a claimant who had reached maximum medical improvement could receive temporary total disability benefits under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The case arose when…
  • Apr 7

    Can Lay Witnesses Testify at Your SSI Hearing?

    Can Lay Witnesses Testify at Your SSI Hearing?
    An experienced Maryland attorney can put together lay witnesses to testify on your behalf should you be required to appear at an SSI hearing. Lay witnesses can help your case by testifying as to real and significant limitations you…
  • Apr 7

    Can An SSDI Judge Disregard Treating Physicians’ Opinions?

    Can An SSDI Judge Disregard Treating Physicians’ Opinions?
    A recent federal case arose after a plaintiff brought a claim for social security disability benefits. He was injured in a car accident in 2004. At first he complained of neck and back pain, which seemed to improve with physical therapy. His…
Rank this Week: 4158

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/
Rank this Week: 3906

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

Covers Criminal and Family Law. Published by Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum.

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.The most common type of divorce in Maryland is a no-fault divorce based on the voluntary…
  • Mar 1

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Separating from a spouse is never just as simple as filling out a form and moving out. Separations…
  • Mar 1

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Title 3 of Maryland’s Estates and Trusts Code covers what happens if you die without a will.…
Rank this Week: 3828

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Apr 1

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013
    The family of a child born with cerebral palsy settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital and several physicians for $7.5 million. The lawsuit, Martinez, et al v. Ebert, et al, alleged that the child's condition resulted from…
  • Mar 21

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation
    In a recent birth injury case, Mwangi v. Merlin, the Massachusetts Appeals Court panel affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiff's claims against two physicians. This case illustrates the problems with medical panels and arbitration panels that…
  • Mar 18

    Supporters of a Midwife Clinic in South Carolina Protest State Regulations That Could Close It

    Supporters of a Midwife Clinic in South Carolina Protest State Regulations That Could Close It
    There have been recent protests in Charleston, South Carolina having to do with a natural birth center and new state health department laws governing midwives. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control states that, in…
Rank this Week: 4321

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, and recent verdict updates. By Butschky, Ehlers & Butschky.

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 31

    Preventing Pedestrian Accidents: New Rule Requires Auto Backup Cameras by 2018

    Preventing Pedestrian Accidents: New Rule Requires Auto Backup Cameras by 2018
    Have you ever started backing out of your driveway or a parking spot in Maryland, only to slam on your brakes when a child or adult suddenly appears behind your car? Pedestrian accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. The National Highway…
  • Feb 28

    Maryland Auto Crash Death Rates Increase in 2012

    Maryland Auto Crash Death Rates Increase in 2012
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) analyzed US auto accident fatality rates for 2012.* In Maryland, 456 fatal motor vehicle crashes were recorded with 505 related deaths. That's an increase over the 485 auto crash fatalities…
  • Jan 15

    New Maryland Traffic Safety Laws Target Cell Phone and Seat Belt Use

    New Maryland Traffic Safety Laws Target Cell Phone and Seat Belt Use
    Last fall, Maryland lawmakers added teeth to two key state traffic laws -- those governing the use of cell phones and seat belts. Baltimore County car accident lawyers are familiar with Maryland traffic safety laws, which are often broken…
Rank this Week: 3789

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?
    Probably the most common thing I hear as a family law attorney is "My brother's cousin's best friend's nephew told me I can get [x] in my case."   X, of course, being whatever the person talking to me really wants to happen in the…
  • Feb 14

    Relaunch - Refocu

    Relaunch - Refocu
    When I started this blog, the idea was to use sports to explain family law.   I quickly found out that the most common problem athletes run into is not paying child support (hey they are just regular folks after all).   There were…
  • Aug 22

    Must Be Nice

    Must Be Nice
    Tim Duncan recently finalized his divorce in a private hearing held at his attorney's office.  Yes, the judge left the courthouse -- on his lunch hour -- to grant Duncan his divorce in private.   His ex-wife's attorney was there so…
Rank this Week: 4873

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment contracts, age discrimination, FMLA, sexual harassment and overtime pay issues. By Andrew M. Dansicker.

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Employment Disrimination Mediations in Maryland at the EEOC

    Employment Disrimination Mediations in Maryland at the EEOC
    We have been representing more and more plaintiffs in EEOC mediations, as well as mediations at the Maryland Civil Rights Commission, for several reasons. First, when individuals represent themselves in a mediation, they really do not know…
  • Oct 9

    Representing Maryland State Employee

    Representing Maryland State Employee
    In any given month, we receive at least two to three dozen inquiries from individuals who are employed in the public sector in Maryland -- individuals who work for Baltimore City, one of the counties, a state agency, or even practitioners who…
  • Sep 29

    The EEOC Process -- What to Expect in Maryland

    The EEOC Process -- What to Expect in Maryland
    We often receive calls or emails from potential clients who want to file an EEOC charge or have already filed an EEOC charge and are confused about the process. We generally do not assist people with filing an EEOC charge, but we are often…
Rank this Week: 4646

Maryland Injury Lawyer

Maryland Injury Lawyer

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

http://www.maryland-injury-lawyer.com
  • Feb 13

    Sports-related Concussions Trigger Medical and Legal Challenge

    Sports-related Concussions Trigger Medical and Legal Challenge
    Written by Price Benowitz, LLP Staff Writer Rookies and retirees of the NFL now know the score. The statistics are in and the risks have been exposed: repeated football-related concussions can acutely impair neuropsychological performance of…
  • Feb 6

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve
    By: Wesley McMillan, Junior Content Editor at Price Benowitz, LLC On November 31, 2014, the second largest pharmacy in the United States will record its final sale of cigarettes. CVS is quoted in saying it will stop selling cigarettes and…
  • Jan 2

    Bar fights, dram shop laws, and personal injury liability in Maryland and DC

    Bar fights, dram shop laws, and personal injury liability in Maryland and DC
    Written by staff writer and content editor Brooks Hays For several partiers at District, a nightclub in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC, the celebration in the wee hours of the first day of 2014 turned violent and bloody as…
Rank this Week: 4990

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 22

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland
    Once the court makes a child custody and visitation determination, the arrangement is very difficult to modify. Under Maryland law, a parent who wishes to modify a court order regarding custody and visitation must meet the heavy burden of…
  • Jul 18

    Housing Finance Reform: Government Reinventing the Wheel Rather Than Sticking With What Worked

    Housing Finance Reform: Government Reinventing the Wheel Rather Than Sticking With What Worked
    Housing finance reform has been at the center of debates on how to ensure a stable economy since the Great Depression. Recently, in light of the 2007 economic crisis, lawmakers introduced a new bill in the Senate to address reforms. The bill…
  • Feb 5

    Step out of financial mess by taking effective step

    Step out of financial mess by taking effective step
    The New Year is a great time to start afresh economically if you have been through any financial struggle in the previous year. The most common unlucky financial phases are bankruptcy, divorce or foreclosure. Big personal debts can also be a…
Rank this Week: 3740

Towson Tax Attorney

Towson Tax Attorney

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

http://towsontax.com
  • 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…
  • Dec 12

    Not Having a Will in Maryland

    Not Having a Will in Maryland
    Many wonder what happens if you die without a Will. Each state, including Maryland, has its own laws that determine what happens to the person’s estate. The differences between each state’s laws do cause confusion, and your…
  • Sep 14

    Didn’t File Tax Returns? The IRS Offers Solutions for Nonfiler

    Didn’t File Tax Returns? The IRS Offers Solutions for Nonfiler
    Whether on purpose or by mistake, taxpayers sometimes find themselves years behind on filing their tax returns.  Sometimes people are lucky and decide on their own to file past due tax returns and move on with their life.  Others have the…
Rank this Week: 4737

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

Maryland Accident Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Jan 8

    Tragedy Suggests Urgent Need for Better Police Training for Dealing with Mental Illness and Disability

    Tragedy Suggests Urgent Need for Better Police Training for Dealing with Mental Illness and Disability
    A tragic national trend continued Sunday in the latest incident of police killing an unarmed individual suffering from mental illness or disability. After allegedly stating “I don’t have time for this,” a police officer…
  • Nov 5

    D.C. Dram Shop Liability Expand

    D.C. Dram Shop Liability Expand
    Last month, a D.C. jury found that the District Lounge & Grille, a bar (now closed) formerly located in the Adams Morgan section of the District, was liable to the Estate of Julia Bachleitner under the D.C. Dram Shop Statute. The parties…
Rank this Week: 4128

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: 4257

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: 3982

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3795

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: 3984

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,…
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Maryland Divorce Attorney Blog

Maryland Divorce Attorney Blog

Covers Maryland marital property, child support and child custody issues. By Robert Flanagan.

http://www.marylanddivorceattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Extraordinary Spousal Claims in Divorce Case

    Extraordinary Spousal Claims in Divorce Case
    In a Maryland Divorce case, there are some types of claims that may be raised in addition to the complaint for Divorce and requests for relief typically related to divorce cases. A recently published opinion involving a bigamous husband…
  • Oct 20

    In Banc Review: An Alternative Tool for Disappointed Maryland Family Law Litigant

    In Banc Review: An Alternative Tool for Disappointed Maryland Family Law Litigant
    As a Maryland Divorce lawyer who is often approached by potential clients dissatisfied with trial court decisions in a variety of family law disputes, a recent opinion by the Court of Special Appeals that analyzes the constitutional right to…
  • Oct 15

    International Aspects of Maryland Child Support

    International Aspects of Maryland Child Support
    If you are involved in a child support case that is international in nature, searching for a Family Law attorney in the Maryland counties of Howard, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Montgomery Counties can be a challenge. You want an attorney with…
Rank this Week: 4362

Emerging Strategies, LLP

Emerging Strategies, LLP

Covers intellectual property law.

http://www.emergingstrategies.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=5&layout=blog&Itemid=11
Rank this Week: 4517

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: 4385

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…
Rank this Week: 4648

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: 4590

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.…
Rank this Week: 4921

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…
Rank this Week: 4890