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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: 173

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/
  • Aug 28

    Pharmaceutical Compounds: Investigating and Regulating Their Use (Part 2)

    Pharmaceutical Compounds: Investigating and Regulating Their Use (Part 2)
    In our last post, we discussed how pharmaceutical companies have begun to profit from the proliferation of compound drugs, as reported by the New York Times. Today, we will examine the measures various entities have taken to investigate and…
  • Aug 27

    Pharmaceutical Compounds: What They Are and How They Cost Consumers (Part 1)

    Pharmaceutical Compounds: What They Are and How They Cost Consumers (Part 1)
    The rising costs of health care in the United States are no secret to doctors, patients, or pharmacists. Lifesaving drugs, procedures, and equipment continue to place a high cost burden on consumers and their insurers. Among the…
  • Aug 26

    New Research Casts Doubts on Benefits of Niacin for Heart Health

    New Research Casts Doubts on Benefits of Niacin for Heart Health
    Although many physicians have prescribed niacin, or vitamin B3, to treat high cholesterol levels, a recent study shows the compound may cause more problems than it prevents. In its July 17 issue, the New England Journal of Medicine details a…
Rank this Week: 208

On the Record

On the Record

Covers business, legal and government-related news. By The Daily Record.

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Sep 18

    September 19, 2014

    September 19, 2014
  • Sep 18

    John Doe fights back

    John Doe fights back
    “John Doe 1” received the letter on behalf of Metro Media Entertainment LLC in May 2012. He, along with 46 other John Does, was being accused of violating federal copyright laws by illegally downloading a film. A pornographic…
  • Sep 18

    Uber loses motion to dimiss ‘gratuity’ surcharge lawsuit

    Uber loses motion to dimiss ‘gratuity’ surcharge lawsuit
    Uber Technologies Inc., the smartphone-summoned car service, must face a consumer lawsuit challenging its 20 percent gratuity surcharge on rides, handing the embattled company its latest setback as the nascent industry faces legal attack in…
Rank this Week: 220

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/
  • Sep 16

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff

    Vaginal-Mesh Lawsuit Results in $3.27 Million Verdict for Plaintiff
    Recently, Johnson & Johnson was determined to be liable to a woman after she suffered serious injury as a result of using the company’s vaginal sling product. The jury returned a verdict in the woman’s favor for $3.27 million after...
  • Sep 9

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk

    Philadelphia Woman Sues Ocean City for Negligently Maintained Sidewalk
    Earlier this summer, a woman from Philadelphia was visiting Ocean City, Maryland with her family when she fell out of her wheelchair and fractured her arm. According to a report by DelmarvaNow, the woman is claiming that the city was...
  • Sep 2

    Doctor Allegedly Sexually Assaults Second Patient

    Doctor Allegedly Sexually Assaults Second Patient
    Earlier this year, a Maryland physician had his license suspended when reports surfaced that he had sexually assaulted a female patient. Last month, another report was made that the doctor assaulted another patient in a similar manner.…
Rank this Week: 478

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Justin Bieber’s DUI? Just Careless Driving and Charity

    Justin Bieber’s DUI? Just Careless Driving and Charity
    By a Staff Writer Earlier this year, we covered the arrest and subsequent criminal charges filed by the Miami Beach Police Department against Justin Bieber. This past Wednesday, it seems that Bieber’s Miami DUI woes have come to a not…
  • May 14

    Accused Drunk Driver Hits Cop Car, Hands Officer a Beer

    Accused Drunk Driver Hits Cop Car, Hands Officer a Beer
    By Tracy Manzer, Price Benowitz LLP Senior Editor of Content May 14, 2014 A Georgia man who allegedly struck a police car while driving under the influence of alcohol and then offered the cop a beer has made national headlines this…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Governor O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

    Maryland Governor O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    By Julia Cole, Price Benowitz Junior Editor Yet another U.S. state has passed legislation decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana. According to the Washington Post, on April 14, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley…
Rank this Week: 533

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: 740

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/
  • Sep 17

    New 2014 Mirena IUD Lawsuit Update

    New 2014 Mirena IUD Lawsuit Update
    With 600 Mirena IUD lawsuits already having been centralized in the federal MDL before Judge Cathy Seibel in the Southern District of New York, and over 1,000 more pending in state court, progress has been made to move toward trial…
  • Sep 15

    Honda/Takata Airbag Recall

    Honda/Takata Airbag Recall
    The mother of all recall was the Great Toyota Recalls of 2009-2011 when over 10 million Toyota vehicles were recalled for “unintended acceleration.” Takata may have a more significant recall on tap for the problems it is having…
  • Sep 9

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update | Status of Lawsuit

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update | Status of Lawsuit
    Malik ‘Poot’ Carr: It’s a cold world, Bodie. Preston ‘Bodie’ Broadus: Thought you said it was getting warmer, man. Malik ‘Poot’ Carr: World going one way, people another. I’ve been watching The…
Rank this Week: 758

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
  • Sep 16

    Doctor Loses License for Failure to Pay Child Support

    Doctor Loses License for Failure to Pay Child Support
    The Maryland Board of Physicians has suspended the medical license of Rockville eye surgeon, Michael Duplessie, for failure to pay child support. Duplessie, however, has left the country and opened an office in Kuwait. Duplessie owes more…
  • Sep 11

    Husband Jailed for Hiding Assets in Divorce

    Husband Jailed for Hiding Assets in Divorce
    Promising that his wife would not get anything from him in his divorce, including child support, Steven K. Zinnel, 50, of California, filed bankruptcy in 2005.  He also asked the FBI to investigate his wife. That backfired when…
  • Sep 9

    Honey Maid Ad Targets Blended Familie

    Honey Maid Ad Targets Blended Familie
    Honey Maid, which makes those delicious graham-crackers is celebrating families that have been reconfigured by divorce. The company’s new advertising campaign is intended to send a message that: “Just because a family has broken…
Rank this Week: 806

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/
  • Sep 12

    Ray Rice Quotes and Jury Trials in Maryland

    Ray Rice Quotes and Jury Trials in Maryland
    “There’s two sides to every story. I saw the video. That’s their personal business, and it shouldn’t have affected his career. I don’t agree with domestic violence, but she’s still with him, so obviously it…
  • Sep 9

    Challenges in Scheduling Depositions | Pennsylvania Case

    Challenges in Scheduling Depositions | Pennsylvania Case
    Scheduling depositions in car accident lawsuits usually is not a complex thing. You call the other side, you agree on dates, and you have your depositions. The key is cooperation. Rather than unilaterally serving a deposition notice, you just…
  • Sep 8

    Fighting and Winning Against Pit Bull Defense Lawyer

    Fighting and Winning Against Pit Bull Defense Lawyer
    There are lots of insurance defense lawyers in Maryland that you just cannot figure out why someone would hire them to defend a personal injury case.  They unnecessarily complicate cases, bill hours on things that are completely…
Rank this Week: 878

Maryland Business Law Developments

Maryland Business Law Developments

Tracks judicial developments in Maryland business law. By the Business Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association.

http://marylandbusinesslawdevelopments.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 13

    In The Matter of the Petition of Calpine Corporation (Cir. Ct. Balt. City)

    In The Matter of the Petition of Calpine Corporation (Cir. Ct. Balt. City)
    Filed: October 3, 2013Opinion By: Judge Audrey J. S. CarrionHeld: The Circuit Court affirmed the Public Service Commission’s (“PSC”) actions with regards to certain regulated utilities in Maryland, where the PSC: (a)…
  • Apr 9

    Mathews v. Cassidy Turley Maryland, Inc. (Ct. of Appeals)

    Mathews v. Cassidy Turley Maryland, Inc. (Ct. of Appeals)
    Filed: November 26, 2013Opinion by Judge Robert N. McDonaldHeld: (1) Under the Maryland Securities Act (the “Act”), the offer and sale of a tenant-in-common (“TIC”) interest in commercial real estate under terms…
  • Feb 13

    Gregg Lapointe v. SIGMA TAU Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Gregg Lapointe v. SIGMA TAU Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Filed: September 11, 2013 Opinion by Michael D. Mason Holdings:  (1) A parent corporation is allowed to interfere with the subsidiary's contracts without liability under the "unity of…
Rank this Week: 904

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1064

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: 1423

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/
  • Sep 17

    Dr. Selfie, Joan Rivers, Social Media Privacy, and HIPAA Violation

    Dr. Selfie, Joan Rivers, Social Media Privacy, and HIPAA Violation
    CNN is reporting that while the late comedian Joan Rivers was under anesthesia during the procedure that led to her death one of the doctors took a selfie with her without her consent.  If this allegation is true this is a blatant…
  • Sep 11

    California Enacts Yelp Bill To Protect Consumers Freedom of Speech

    California Enacts Yelp Bill To Protect Consumers Freedom of Speech
    Earlier this week, California enacted a law that protects consumers from businesses that want to ban them from providing truthful negative online reviews.  Yelp supported AB 2365 and stated, "AB 2365 makes it explicitly clear that…
  • Aug 30

    California Passes Non-Disparagement Consumer Contract Clause Ban

    California Passes Non-Disparagement Consumer Contract Clause Ban
    California's AB 2365 which prohibits businesses and service professionals from contractually silencing customers who may want to complain about their experiences has been passed by California's legislature and is awaiting the approval…
Rank this Week: 1555

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: 1573

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice tort reform, law, cases, news, and trial strategies. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticeattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?

    Who Can Testify in a Maryland Malpractice Case?
    Maryland, like many states, creates a lot of hoops that plaintiffs need to jump through in order to bring medical malpractice case.  A lot of these requirements are ticky tacky details. But the big thing is an report and certificate of…
  • Feb 22

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home

    New Study Underscores MRSA Risk in Nursing Home
    Finding a suitable nursing home for an older loved one is an arduous and time-consuming process.  Nursing homes can be the best fit for an elderly family member’s care but fears of elder abuse, medical mistakes, and the recent…
  • Oct 15

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case

    Substituting Plaintiffs in Malpractice Case
    Here an interesting medical malpractice case out of Tennessee worth discussing that relates to substituting plaintiffs in a medical malpractice case.  In this case, Holley v.  Blackett, the Tennessee Court of Appeals allowed common sense…
Rank this Week: 1584

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: 1553

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: 1550

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection
    A Kansas jury recently found that a Kansas doctor and pain clinic were guilty of medical malpractice that caused the death of a 40-year-old man, and awarded the Missouri family nearly $3 million. A copy of the article regarding the medical…
  • Apr 15

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die
    Tragically, a medical condition or injury sometimes results in death for too many individuals, particularly young children. This is a loss that no parent should have to experience in his or her lifetime. Often, there is nothing that can be…
  • Apr 8

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict
    Some of the most common medical malpractice lawsuits involve a provider’s failure to diagnose a patient properly. When patients seek medical help, they trust that their healthcare providers will perform the necessary steps to…
Rank this Week: 1813

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
  • Sep 18

    Goldman Sachs Programmer Asks Third Circuit to Take Another Look at Advancement Case

    Goldman Sachs Programmer Asks Third Circuit to Take Another Look at Advancement Case
    Last week, we covered the Third Circuit’s decision that Goldman Sachs bylaws didn’t clearly establish a vice president’s right to advancement of his legal fees for his criminal travails.  The vice president, software…
  • Sep 12

    The Inbox - September 12, 2014

    The Inbox - September 12, 2014
    The court of public opinion giveth, and taketh away.  You may recall that we reported on the reinstatement of Arthur T. Demoulis as Market Basket’s CEO, following weeks of customer and employee advocacy for the chief.  Public…
  • Sep 9

    An Officer or a Vice President: Goldman Sachs Programmer Must Prove Advancement Case to Jury After Appellate Ruling

    An Officer or a Vice President: Goldman Sachs Programmer Must Prove Advancement Case to Jury After Appellate Ruling
    The case of Sergey Aleynikov, a former vice president at Goldman Sachs, has drawn a lot of media attention, including these prior posts here at Suits by Suits. Aleynikov was arrested and jailed for allegedly taking programming code from…
Rank this Week: 2049

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/
  • Sep 17

    Major Crash Involving Six Vehicles Injures Eight

    Major Crash Involving Six Vehicles Injures Eight
    Last week in Scaggsville, a major accident shut down portions of the highway for several hours and injured eight people. According to a report by one local news source, the accident occurred around 4:45 in the afternoon on Route 29...
  • Sep 10

    Mother Killed in Pedestrian Accident, Three-Year-Old Daughter Survive

    Mother Killed in Pedestrian Accident, Three-Year-Old Daughter Survive
    In a tragic accident that occurred earlier this month in Riverdale, a young mother was killed and her three-year-old daughter injured when they were hit as they were crossing the street. According to a report by WUSA9, the accident…
  • Sep 3

    Single-Vehicle Accident Takes the Life of One Fifteen-Year-Old and Injures Two Other

    Single-Vehicle Accident Takes the Life of One Fifteen-Year-Old and Injures Two Other
    Earlier this week in Montgomery County, a fatal single-vehicle accident claimed the life of one teen and injured two others. According to a report by CBS DC, the accident occurred in Olney, near Hines Road and Macduff Avenue. While police...
Rank this Week: 1888

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

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

    Alabama Jury Awards Record Verdict to Deceased Medical Malpractice Victim's Wife

    Alabama Jury Awards Record Verdict to Deceased Medical Malpractice Victim's Wife
    The wife of a 40-year-old man who died of a heart attack following being sent home from an Alabama hospital after complaining of abdominal and chest pains was awarded $4 million by an Alabama jury last month. The verdict is believed to be the…
  • Aug 18

    California Voters to Decide if Doctors Must Submit to Random Drug Test

    California Voters to Decide if Doctors Must Submit to Random Drug Test
    Over the last several years, random drug testing of licensees and employees has become increasingly common in various industries and professions around the country. Earlier this month, California announced a ballot initiative in which voters…
  • Aug 12

    Quadruple-Amputee Recovers $25.3 Million Due To Physician's Malpractice

    Quadruple-Amputee Recovers $25.3 Million Due To Physician's Malpractice
    Last month, a Milwaukee woman and her husband were awarded a $25.3 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice action that was based on a physician's treatment of the woman that resulted in all four of the woman's limbs being amputated.…
Rank this Week: 1962

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: 2008

Maryland Law Blog

Maryland Law Blog

Covers auto accidents and medical malpractice. By Meng & Alpert, LLC

http://www.maryland-law-blog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Narcotics Division Makes Arrests in St. Mary's County

    Narcotics Division Makes Arrests in St. Mary's County
    The St. Mary's County Bureau of Criminal Investigations Narcotics Division arrested a 46-year-old man after they discovered an extensive marijuana growing operation. According to Southern Maryland Online, detectives executed a search and…
  • Aug 6

    Defendants Allege Entrapment in Robbery Sting Operation

    Defendants Allege Entrapment in Robbery Sting Operation
    Five men face years of incarceration for an alleged elaborate robbery scheme that was entirely planned by law enforcement officers. According to a news report in The Baltimore Sun, the men were arrested for conspiracy to distribute drugs,…
  • Jul 18

    Baltimore Police Arrest Three People for Armed Robberie

    Baltimore Police Arrest Three People for Armed Robberie
    A 38-year-old man and two juvenile females have been arrested after a pair of armed robberies that took place in the Towson area of Baltimore. According to a Towson Patch news report, a man was robbed at gunpoint near the...
Rank this Week: 1982

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: 2040

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: 2102

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Cameras in Nursing Homes?

    Cameras in Nursing Homes?
    A recent article by the Chicago Tribune outlines the debate the State of Illinois is having in determining whether nursing homes should be required to allow video cameras to be installed in patient rooms in order to document the type...
  • Sep 9

    Texas Nursing Home Blamed for Seven Death

    Texas Nursing Home Blamed for Seven Death
    Towards the end of August, authorities filed suit against a Texas nursing home, claiming that the nursing home’s gross negligence caused the deaths of seven residents. According to a report by one local news source, attorneys for the…
  • Sep 5

    Nurse Arrested for the Abuse of a 92-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient

    Nurse Arrested for the Abuse of a 92-Year-Old Nursing Home Patient
    Earlier last week in Syracuse, New York, a female nurse was arrested and charged with several crimes related to the alleged abuse of a 92-year-old patient. According to a report by one local news source, the nurse was not only...
Rank this Week: 2563

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/
  • Sep 16

    Why Mediation?

    Why Mediation?
    You may have seen the news that Mark Sanford and his wife are attending mediation to help resolve their marital issues. Why choose mediation? For many couples, it can be a more humane, empowering and lower cost way to resolve...
  • Sep 2

    Mirsky Policastri LLC at the Power Conference

    Mirsky Policastri LLC at the Power Conference
    Thanks to all who stopped by our table!
  • Aug 20

    Back to school routine

    Back to school routine
    The start of a new school year is a good time to re-think your routines and make adjustments. If you have a good relationship with your child's parent you may be able to work out changes to your visitation/access schedule...
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Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law news and updates in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. By Mesirow & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.metrodcinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 25

    RGR, LLC v. Settle: If the Facts Don’t Fit the Law, Change the Law

    RGR, LLC v. Settle: If the Facts Don’t Fit the Law, Change the Law
    Having a case decided by a jury is one of the best features offered by the legal system in the US. The domain of the judge is to determine the law. The domain of the jury is to hear the facts of the case and assess the credibility of the…
  • May 30

    Liability for Permissive Drivers in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia

    Liability for Permissive Drivers in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia
    Most of the time, a person drives her own car. But occasionally, a vehicle owner lends her car to a friend or relative. When this happens, the friend or relative is a permissive driver. If that friend or relative injures someone else while…
  • May 13

    Damages from Being Injured in an Accident

    Damages from Being Injured in an Accident
    Recently, I read a unique article in the New York Times about what it is like to be a pedestrian run over by a vehicle. The author was run over by a delivery truck while in a crosswalk in 2007. She recounted her injuries, anecdotes from her…
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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…
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Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Towson Motorcyclist Killed in Four-Vehicle Accident After Motorist Fails to Yield

    Towson Motorcyclist Killed in Four-Vehicle Accident After Motorist Fails to Yield
    In a tragic accident that occurred recently on Route 50, a Maryland woman was killed when another driver failed to yield the right of way to the motorcyclist, causing a four-vehicle accident. According to a report by Delmarva Now, the...
  • Sep 9

    Motorcyclist Killed After Losing Control in Construction Zone

    Motorcyclist Killed After Losing Control in Construction Zone
    Earlier last month in Alexandria, Virginia, a motorcyclist was killed after he was ejected from his bike and then hit by a passing car. According to a report by WUSA 9, the accident occurred at 11:30 in the evening on...
  • Sep 4

    Fourth-Year GW Medical Student Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Fourth-Year GW Medical Student Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Earlier this week in Potomac, Maryland, a fourth-year medical student was killed when he was struck by another vehicle while riding his motorcycle. According to a report by one local news source, the man was riding his motorcycle on…
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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/
  • Jul 25

    When Qualifying for a Loan: It's Not Your Credit Score that Matters -- It's How Much Debt You're Carrying

    When Qualifying for a Loan: It's Not Your Credit Score that Matters -- It's How Much Debt You're Carrying
    Probably the most frequent question I get from prospective clients is: "Will bankruptcy hurt my credit score?" It's a fair question, but I usually find it a little amusing. It's a bit like the man who's drowning worrying about how he's…
  • Jun 17

    It's Still Not Easy, But IRS May Be Moving Toward Granting More Back Tax Relief

    It's Still Not Easy, But IRS May Be Moving Toward Granting More Back Tax Relief
    There may be some good news for taxpayers with problems since IRS loosened up the rules for relief in 2012, according to recently-released reports by the agency. The IRS changes for granting relief recognize the downturn in the…
  • Feb 12

    Beware: Tax Preparer Mistakes Costs Consumers Big-Time

    Beware: Tax Preparer Mistakes Costs Consumers Big-Time
    It happens almost every week. Somebody comes into our office with a serious tax problem -- caused by a shoddy tax preparer, either through incompetence, negligence or sometimes downright fraud. It boggles my mind that there is no regulation…
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The Art of Advocacy

The Art of Advocacy

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

http://www.attorneyadvocacy.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 22

    Tears on the stand in Pistorius trial: Provoking sympathy or skepticism?

    Tears on the stand in Pistorius trial: Provoking sympathy or skepticism?
    Over the weekend, Sarah Lyall of the New York Times posted an interesting story on the Oscar Pistorius murder trial in Pretoria. It seems the famous South African runner with prosthetic legs has been something of a basket case while…
  • Apr 4

    "Anatomy of a Trial, Second Edition" focuses on the value of rhetoric

    "Anatomy of a Trial, Second Edition" focuses on the value of rhetoric
    I have always believed that persuasion is an art form and that trial lawyers who master it will find themselves on the winning end of many of the cases they bring to trial. Rhetoric is the art of selecting how to persuade others to your side.…
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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/
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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…
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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
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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…
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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:
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Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

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

    Facing Reality

    Facing Reality
    Lat post I talked about whether or not you need an attorney for your family law case.   I asked some really tough questions that only you can answer before deciding whether or not to hire an attorney.   Those questions involve you…
  • Sep 8

    DV in the NFL - My .02 on Ray Rice

    DV in the NFL - My .02 on Ray Rice
    As the entire world knows, a new video surfaced today of  the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.   This video is what happened inside the elevator.   We all saw the aftermath when a very drunk Ray Rice is trying to get an…
  • Sep 4

    DIY Divorce - Should You?

    DIY Divorce - Should You?
    The short answer is:  probably not.    Unless you have no kids, no marital property and have lived apart for a year (MD requirement) before filing AND have lived in a Maryland for a year before filing, maybe you can do…
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Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Sep 15

    New Study Finds that Two-Thirds of Pharmacists Miss at Least 20% of Dispensing Error

    New Study Finds that Two-Thirds of Pharmacists Miss at Least 20% of Dispensing Error
    According to a study that was recently conducted in the United Kingdom, pharmacists miss errors in prescriptions in a frightening number of cases. According to a report by the Pharmaceutical Journal, the study results were unveiled at the…
  • Sep 8

    Woman Dies After Pharmacist Supplied the Wrong Surgical Dye

    Woman Dies After Pharmacist Supplied the Wrong Surgical Dye
    Not too long ago, two sons lost their mother during what was supposed to be a routine two-hour surgery to help deliver soothing medication to her aching muscles and bones. According to a report by the Boston Globe, the woman...
  • Sep 3

    New Zealand Man Dies Due to Pharmacist’s Error

    New Zealand Man Dies Due to Pharmacist’s Error
    Earlier this month in New Zealand, a man died from a preventable and accidental overdose of rheumatoid arthritis medication, a doctor's error that went undetected by the pharmacist who filled the prescription. According to a report by a local…
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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/
  • Sep 15

    Cement-Truck Rollover Causes Accident, Injures Two

    Cement-Truck Rollover Causes Accident, Injures Two
    Recently in Delaware, an accident involving two cement trucks and a passenger car injured two people. According to a report by Delmarva Now, the accident occurred just after 9:15 in the morning near the intersection of Woodpecker Road and…
  • Sep 9

    Accident Between Dump Truck and Motorcycle Leaves One Dead

    Accident Between Dump Truck and Motorcycle Leaves One Dead
    Recently in Mechanicsville, one man lost his life after he was involved in an accident with a dump truck while riding his motorcycle. According to a report by Southern Maryland News Net, the accident occurred near the intersection of Route 5…
  • Sep 2

    Truck Driver’s Negligent Driving Causes Serious Accident in Hagerstown

    Truck Driver’s Negligent Driving Causes Serious Accident in Hagerstown
    Earlier last month in Hagerstown, a three-vehicle accident was caused when a semi-truck rear-ended a car, causing it to lose control. According to a report by WUSA 9, the accident occurred on Interstate 70 eastbound at Route 66, near exit 35.…
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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/
  • Sep 15

    Businesses' Initial Reactions to Personal Injuries Can Mean a Lot

    Businesses' Initial Reactions to Personal Injuries Can Mean a Lot
    When someone is injured on a premise, there can often be two components to an injury claim. The first is, of course, the event that caused the injury. The second is the property owner's reaction to the injury, which can often exacerbate or…
  • Sep 2

    Crime Victims May Potentially Bring Claims Against Property Owner

    Crime Victims May Potentially Bring Claims Against Property Owner
    When someone is robbed, assaulted, or otherwise attacked in public, one's first reaction is to blame the attacker. We do not often take time to think whether anyone else may be responsible for injuries resulting from an attack. A property…
  • Aug 18

    The Eye In The Sky Can Make or Break Your Case

    The Eye In The Sky Can Make or Break Your Case
    Many years ago, when someone was injured, it was often difficult to piece together the evidence to see what really happened, and to determine who was liable for the injuries. Eye witnesses, sometimes with different opinions of how the injury…
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Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Sep 12

    Parents' Suit Allowed to Continue Against Hospital After Stillborn Birth

    Parents' Suit Allowed to Continue Against Hospital After Stillborn Birth
    Earlier this year, the Connecticut Supreme Court reversed a trial and appellate court ruling that prevented the parents of a stillborn girl from pursuing a claim of negligence against a doctor who failed to diagnose the mother with…
  • Sep 5

    Parents Reach Settlement with Provider Regarding Their Child's Brain Injury at Birth

    Parents Reach Settlement with Provider Regarding Their Child's Brain Injury at Birth
    On the day of trial, moments before proceedings were scheduled to begin, the parents of a four-year-old girl who suffered a serious brain injury shortly after she was born reached a settlement with the hospital. The amount of the settlement…
  • Aug 26

    Illinois Doctor Sued for Malpractice After Child Born with Brachial Plexus Injury

    Illinois Doctor Sued for Malpractice After Child Born with Brachial Plexus Injury
    Earlier this month in Madison County, Illinois, a woman sued her doctor for his alleged malpractice in delivering her now three-year-old child who was born with a serious brachial plexus injury. According to a report by one local news source,…
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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/
  • Sep 9

    Baltimore Heroin Epidemic Receives National Attention

    Baltimore Heroin Epidemic Receives National Attention
    Heroin use throughout the Baltimore metropolitan area has been on the rise for the last few years, and now the national media has taken notice. A recent episode of National Geographic Channel's television series Drugs Inc., was filmed in…
  • Aug 31

    State Police Releases 2013 Maryland Crime Data

    State Police Releases 2013 Maryland Crime Data
    Each summer since 1975 the Maryland State Police has issued a Uniform Crime Report for statewide crime over the past year. This year's UCR was released to the governor earlier this summer, and later published online and in press releases. …
  • Aug 25

    Former Criminal Defense Attorney Sentenced To Jail

    Former Criminal Defense Attorney Sentenced To Jail
    A few months ago we posted an article about a criminal defense attorney who was arrested for smuggling various illegal drugs into the Baltimore County Detention Center. The police investigative reports and charging documents described a…
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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/
  • Sep 9

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License
    Can you be punished for illegally using something you no longer have? That bizarre question was recently decided by a Maryland Appellate Court in deciding whether a defendant could be convicted for driving on a suspended license that had…
  • Aug 25

    Can You Videotape Police Officers?

    Can You Videotape Police Officers?
    With the recent events in Ferguson Missouri and other areas, the question is being raised whether bystanders can film police officers while they are doing their jobs, and to what extent police officers can prevent filming or even confiscate…
  • Aug 21

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle
    Thousands of defendants convicted of sex-related crimes are being removed from Maryland's sex offender lists after a recent court ruling. Although the initial reaction is outrage, the legal principles that justify removing the names are sound…
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Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 8

    Maryland Court Reverses Conviction for Failure to Ask Defense-Witness Question

    Maryland Court Reverses Conviction for Failure to Ask Defense-Witness Question
    Jury selection is a critically important aspect of a criminal trial. This phase is also referred to as “voir dire” – the point at which counsel for both the State and the defendant have an opportunity to ask the potential…
  • Aug 23

    Maryland Court’s Refusal to Give Requested Jury Instruction Upheld

    Maryland Court’s Refusal to Give Requested Jury Instruction Upheld
    Criminal cases vary a great deal, from the moment when a person is arrested and charges are filed to the conclusion of a jury trial or plea bargain. Under Maryland law, criminal defendants are typically afforded the right to a trial by jury.…
  • Aug 8

    Refusal to Suppress DNA Evidence Does Not Violate Constitution or Maryland State Law

    Refusal to Suppress DNA Evidence Does Not Violate Constitution or Maryland State Law
    The collection, retention, and use of DNA evidence in a criminal matter can raise various privacy concerns. In a recent Maryland case, a homeless man, George Varriale, voluntarily provided his own DNA samples to the local county police…
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