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On the Record

On the Record

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

http://thedailyrecord.com/ontherecord/
  • Jul 28

    4th Circuit halts Towson U. football player’s return to field

    4th Circuit halts Towson U. football player’s return to field
    A federal appellate panel has granted a stay of a judge’s decision that would have allowed a Towson University football player to return to the field after suffering a near-fatal heatstroke. The ruling raises the possibility that Gavin…
  • Jul 28

    SuperValu contemplates Save-A-Lot spinoff

    SuperValu contemplates Save-A-Lot spinoff
    NEW YORK — SuperValu said Tuesday that it may spin off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry intensifies. Shares of SuperValu Inc. jumped more than 10 percent in late…
  • Jul 28

    Bird flu pricetag expected to be $191M

    Bird flu pricetag expected to be $191M
      DES MOINES, Iowa — The U.S. government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday as he called for Congress to consider a disaster…
Rank this Week: 126

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: 323

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/
  • Jul 16

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”

    What Every Patient Should Know About “Number Needed to Treat”
    Most drug advertisements today include a lot of superficial information touting the benefits of medications, including statistics that can make treatments look fantastic and benign. While the statistics these drug makers cite may be accurate,…
  • Jul 15

    Understanding the Difference Between Absolute Risk and Relative Risk

    Understanding the Difference Between Absolute Risk and Relative Risk
    Turn on the television at just about any time of the day or night, and chances are pretty good that within the first 30 minutes, you will see a commercial promoting a drug. That’s because pharmaceuticals are big business, and the…
  • Jun 24

    Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke

    Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke
    Heat stroke can be a serious danger during the summer months. Understanding what puts you at risk for heat stroke and what symptoms it causes are essential for your health and safety. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe: Heat…
Rank this Week: 384

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/
  • Jul 27

    What Is A Mass Tort? | Learning About Lawsuit

    What Is A Mass Tort? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Much of this blog is dedicated to giving you news on significant court cases that take place throughout the country. These cases are not your typical Judge Judy, small claims type deals; they are pretty important. Typically, big personal…
  • Jul 27

    How Do Appeals Work? | Learning About Lawsuit

    How Do Appeals Work? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Once a jury hands down their verdict, the case is over, right? Sometimes, but not always. At the close of trial, both sides generally have the ability to appeal certain issues or things that may not have gone their way. Most important to…
  • Jul 27

    What is a Wrongful Death Claim? | Learning About Lawsuit

    What is a Wrongful Death Claim? | Learning About Lawsuit
    Whether it stems from medical malpractice or an auto accident, negligence can unfortunately result in death. In most personal injury lawsuits, the plaintiff filing the lawsuit is the one that suffered some sort of physical injury. They are…
Rank this Week: 470

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/
  • Jul 28

    Puddle of Mudd Frontman Arrested For DWI

    Puddle of Mudd Frontman Arrested For DWI
    Wes Scantlin, lead singer of Puddle of Mudd, was charged with a DWI in Minnesota on Sunday, July 26th. After spotting him speeding and subsequently not pulling over, police officers followed Scantlin on a 100 MPH car chase. The…
  • Jul 24

    Man Driving The Wrong Way Charged With DUI

    Man Driving The Wrong Way Charged With DUI
    Law enforcement officers arrested a 40-year-old Baltimore male after they discovered him driving on the wrong side of the road. The charged individual, Hexag Franois, was taking into police custody on Sunday, July 19th, 2015, shortly after he…
  • Jul 16

    Former Redskins Quarterback Donovan McNabb Charged For DUI

    Former Redskins Quarterback Donovan McNabb Charged For DUI
    Former starting quarterback for the Eagles and Redskins and current Fox Sports analyst Donovan McNabb is facing charges of ‘extreme DUI’ after playing a role in a car accident last month in Arizona. McNabb allegedly had a blood…
Rank this Week: 595

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
  • Jul 24

    Country Stars Divorce

    Country Stars Divorce
    Country music stars Blake Shelton, 39, and Miranda Lambert, 31, announced their divorce this week after four years of marriage. This was not like your mama’s broken heart.  There were rumors of cheating, denied by both. The…
  • Jul 13

    Clean Desk or Messy Desk

    Clean Desk or Messy Desk
    I was in another lawyer’s office the other day. There was not a single file nor paper in sight. Her desk was gleamingly naked save for a cup with pencils in it. The pencils were point up and freshly sharpened to exactly the same height.…
  • Jul 10

    Children Jailed by Michigan Judge for Refusal to Visit Dad

    Children Jailed by Michigan Judge for Refusal to Visit Dad
    The cases where the children refuse to visit a parent are among the most frustrating for parents, divorce lawyers, judges and therapists. I’ve seen judges order months of reconciliation therapy. I’ve had one judge tell me,…
Rank this Week: 597

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/
  • May 21

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)

    Bontempo v. Lare (Md. Ct. Spec. App.)
    Filed: April 30, 2014Opinion by: Douglas R. M. ZanarianHolding: (1) When a minority stockholder petitions a court for dissolution pursuant to Md. Code Ann., Corps. & Ass’ns § 3-413 (the “dissolution statute”), such…
  • May 5

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    Dynport Vaccine Co. LLC v. Lonza Biologics, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: April 30, 2015Opinion by: James K. BredarHolding: A basic ordering agreement that provides a framework for future contracts but fails to include mutuality of obligation is not by itself an enforceable contract. Facts: Contractor and…
  • Apr 29

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)

    TBC, Inc. v. DEI Holdings, Inc. (Maryland U.S.D.C.)
    Filed: March 24, 2015Opinion by: Catherine D. BlakeHoldings:(1)   A corporate entity, in acquiring the assets of a predecessor, cannot be held liable solely based on continued use of a predecessor’s trade name, sale of a…
Rank this Week: 701

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/
  • Jul 22

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case

    Federal Appellate Court Discusses Presumption of Negligence in Rear-End Accident Case
    Earlier this month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals decided a case that discussed the presumption of negligence that arises when one driver rear-ends another driver in the context of a personal injury suit. In the case of Lopez v. United…
  • Jul 15

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle

    Pick-Up Truck Driver Charged with Attempted Murder after Crashing into 20 Vehicle
    Earlier this week in Cambridge, Maryland, several people were injured when a pick-up truck towing two jet skis caused an accident involving roughly 20 other vehicles. According to one local news source, the accident took place on a…
  • Jul 8

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete

    New Study Looks at Treatment of Gestational Diabete
    Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women and is a totally separate form of diabetes than the other two types, commonly referred to as Type I or Type II. It is estimated that around 18 percent of women will…
Rank this Week: 794

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: 1073

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: 1039

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: 1001

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/
  • Jul 24

    NY Court: Facebook has no standing to challenge search warrant

    NY Court: Facebook has no standing to challenge search warrant
    Earlier this week, a New York state appeals court ruled that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.  The court stated that only the defendant may challenge the search warrant and not…
  • Jul 24

    Hulk Hogan Tries To Pre-Empt the Wrath of Social Media Via An Apology

    Hulk Hogan Tries To Pre-Empt the Wrath of Social Media Via An Apology
    Reacting appropriately during a crisis in the Social Media Age is extremely important.  In fact, its a must for corporate executives, small and large companies/organizations, politicians, celebrities, professional athletes, amateur…
  • Jul 10

    Google Forced to Change Its Privacy Policy in the Netherland

    Google Forced to Change Its Privacy Policy in the Netherland
    According to Telecompaper, Google has changed its privacy policy in the Netherlands to comply with its data protection laws.  The Dutch privacy regulator (the "CBP") determined last year that Google combines and uses the personal data…
Rank this Week: 1190

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/
  • Jul 8

    New Maryland Discovery Ruling: Bill of Discovery

    New Maryland Discovery Ruling: Bill of Discovery
    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals recently decided Johnson v. Franklin, a lead paint case with an unique discovery issue. The Underlying Case I’m glad you kept reading, you law scholar you!  Anyway, these are the facts.…
  • Jun 26

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic

    Facebook Friend Requests and Attorney Ethic
    Social media is great. It’s an excellent way to maintain contact with old friends.  It’s an excellent place to get news before any TV station gets it.   You can even follow Miller & Zois on Facebook. But it is a…
  • Jun 23

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal

    New Underinsured Motorist Cases From the Maryland Court of Appeal
    Two companion uninsured/underinsured motorist cases out of Cecil County were decided by the Maryland Court of Appeals last month.  The take home message for Maryland lawyers handling uninsured motorist cases: if you don’t…
Rank this Week: 1160

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: 1175

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 1344

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/
  • Jul 14

    Limited scope respresentation

    Limited scope respresentation
    As of July 1, 2015, the Maryland Judiciary developed new rules specifically permitting what is called "limited scope representation." This means that it is possible for attorneys to represent clients for specific tasks in litigation as…
  • Jun 23

    Summer is in full swing!

    Summer is in full swing!
    At this point, all of the schools in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are out for summer. If both parents work, you are already familiar with putting together the schedule of camps, babysitters and vacation plans. It can...
  • Feb 6

    Divorce tips for women

    Divorce tips for women
    I was recently interviewed by Connie Donahue of Woman Around Town to give tips for women considering divorce. You can read the article here. I would appreciate any feedback you have. What advice has helped you in divorce or separation?
Rank this Week: 1426

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

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

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

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

    DC Bike Laws for Riding on the Street or Sidewalk

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

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident

    DC Contributory Negligence in Bike Accident
    People are excited about bicycles in Washington, DC. According to the DC Department of Transportation, 9,300 District residents biked to work in 2010.
Rank this Week: 1498

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
Rank this Week: 1713

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: 1564

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/
  • Jul 28

    Semi-Truck Driver Charged in Fatal I-95 Truck Accident

    Semi-Truck Driver Charged in Fatal I-95 Truck Accident
    Earlier this month near Richmond, Virginia, two men on motorcycles were killed when they were both struck by a semi-truck driver. According to one local Virginia news source, the semi-truck driver is facing charges based on the belief that he…
  • Jul 21

    Three Driver’s Ed Students Die in Devastating Truck Accident

    Three Driver’s Ed Students Die in Devastating Truck Accident
    Earlier this month in Orange County, New York, three teens were killed and another seriously injured in an accident that occurred while they were out on the road with a driving instructor for their driver’s education class. According to…
  • Jul 14

    Virginia Semi-Truck Accident Claims One Man’s Life

    Virginia Semi-Truck Accident Claims One Man’s Life
    Earlier this month in Carroll County, Virginia, one man was killed when he was involved in a semi-truck accident. According to one local news source, the accident took place around eight in the morning in the southbound lanes of Interstate…
Rank this Week: 2055

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

Maryland Nursing Home Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandnursinghomelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Kentucky Nursing Home Required to Pay $18 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Kentucky Nursing Home Required to Pay $18 Million in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    Earlier this month, a Kentucky judge ordered a nursing home to pay the estate of one of the home’s prior residents $18 million after it was determined that the home was responsible for the wrongful death of the resident. According to…
  • Jul 20

    Recently Filed Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Alleges Abuse and Fraud

    Recently Filed Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Alleges Abuse and Fraud
    Earlier this month, the family of an elderly nursing home resident filed suit against the home in which their loved one was staying for the abuses she allegedly suffered while staying at the nursing home. According to one local news report,…
  • Jul 13

    What Rights Do Nursing Home Residents Have, and What Can Be Done to Enforce Them?

    What Rights Do Nursing Home Residents Have, and What Can Be Done to Enforce Them?
    When a nursing home accepts a patient, they take on certain responsibilities. Indeed, according to the Nursing Home Reform Law that went into effect in 1987, nursing homes are required to provide patients with several rights, many of which…
Rank this Week: 2860

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/
  • Jul 24

    Wrongful Birth Malpractice Resulting from Incorrectly Interpreted Genetic Testing

    Wrongful Birth Malpractice Resulting from Incorrectly Interpreted Genetic Testing
    A pregnancy can be determined to be high risk for any number of reasons but one common factor that makes a pregnancy “high risk” is advanced maternal age. Women who become pregnant when they are older are more likely to carry…
  • Jul 24

    Colonoscopy Procedure Leads to Verdict Against Anesthesiologist

    Colonoscopy Procedure Leads to Verdict Against Anesthesiologist
    Last month, a Fairfax County, Virginia jury returned a verdict of $500,000 against a Bethesda, Maryland based anesthesiologist for her conduct during a colonoscopy procedure she oversaw. As reported by multiple news outlets, as the…
  • Jul 17

    Medical Malpractice Involving Failure to Timely Diagnose Stroke Resulting In “Locked-In Syndrome”

    Medical Malpractice Involving Failure to Timely Diagnose Stroke Resulting In “Locked-In Syndrome”
    According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, and brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die. When brain cells die during a stroke, functions controlled by that…
Rank this Week: 2054

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/
  • Jul 23

    What is a Hate Crime?

    What is a Hate Crime?
    With all the talk surrounding the tragic church shooting in South Carolina last month, the news has been reporting often on the topic of hate crimes. We tend to understand what a hate crime is from a layman's perspective, but what is a hate…
  • Jul 16

    Violation of Fifth Amendment Rights Causes Defendant's Conviction to be Overturned

    Violation of Fifth Amendment Rights Causes Defendant's Conviction to be Overturned
    Criminal trials involve loads of evidence, legal argument, expert testimony, and sometimes days of witness testimony. But in many cases, it is a single improper statement that can end up poisoning a trial. When prosecutors use creative…
  • Jul 2

    Maryland Governor Vetoes Numerous Criminal Reform Bill

    Maryland Governor Vetoes Numerous Criminal Reform Bill
    We have previously written about a number of proposed reforms to Maryland's criminal justice system, including some that proposed decriminalization of Maryland's marijuana laws. However, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has vetoed a number of…
Rank this Week: 2841

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/
  • Jul 20

    Federal Grand Jury Indicts 14 In Organized Theft Ring

    Federal Grand Jury Indicts 14 In Organized Theft Ring
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office recently announced the indictments of more than a dozen defendants involved in a large-scale theft ring in Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, the Washington D.C. metro area. This particular…
  • Jul 17

    Baltimore City Settles Costly False Arrest Case

    Baltimore City Settles Costly False Arrest Case
    Not that they deserve one, but the Baltimore Police Department cannot catch a break. After months of negative publicity surrounding the death of Freddie Gray, dozens of new accusations of police brutality, spiking crime rates, and allegations…
  • Jun 28

    Former Public School Principal Pleads Guilty To Theft

    Former Public School Principal Pleads Guilty To Theft
    The shamed Baltimore City public school teacher charged with eleven theft crimes almost a year ago has now pled guilty to one count of felony theft scheme. This past week in the Circuit Court in downtown Baltimore a special statewide…
Rank this Week: 2704

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/
  • Jul 9

    Biomechanics Experts are Often Overlooked in Auto Accident Case

    Biomechanics Experts are Often Overlooked in Auto Accident Case
    To a layperson, car accidents can seem relatively simple, especially if you are clearly not at fault. You may look at a rear-ending accident, for example, and just assume that it is an "easy" case that a jury will award damages for. However,…
  • Jun 18

    If You're Injured, When Will Your Injury Case Be Filed in Court?

    If You're Injured, When Will Your Injury Case Be Filed in Court?
    If you are injured in an accident, you may think that the natural next step is to file a lawsuit (or hopefully, to hire a good personal injury attorney, and then file a lawsuit). But in fact, there are many steps that must be taken before a…
  • Jun 11

    New Study Looks at Why ER Doctors are Sued for Malpractice

    New Study Looks at Why ER Doctors are Sued for Malpractice
    When we go to the emergency room, we may be in the most precarious medical condition possible. We may be critically injured, where time is of the essence, and where a wrong decision by a medical provider can be the difference between life and…
Rank this Week: 2836

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

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

    Firefighter Given Adderall Instead of Anti-Inflammatory Drug

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

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

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

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute

    New Study Finds that Child Medication Errors Occur Every Eight Minute
    In a newly released study by Pediatrics, it is reported that there are an astronomical amount of child medication errors that are occurring outside the hospital setting. According to one article that summarized the report, there are almost…
Rank this Week: 2100

Maryland Law Blogger

Maryland Law Blogger

Covers corporate & franchise law issues. By Raymond McKenzie.

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

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

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

    What is FATCA and Who Does It Apply To?

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

    Sample Confessed Judgment Note for Commercial Use

    Sample Confessed Judgment Note for Commercial Use
    CONFESSED JUDGMENT NOTE [SAMPLE]  Amount – Date –             The undersigned __________________________ (hereinafter referred to as “Maker”) hereby promises…
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Maryland Injury Lawyer

Maryland Injury Lawyer

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

http://www.maryland-injury-lawyer.com
  • Sep 25

    Peanut CEO Convicted for Salmonella Outbreak Cover Up

    Peanut CEO Convicted for Salmonella Outbreak Cover Up
    Written by a Price Benowitz LLP Staff Writer Sept. 25, 2014 The former CEO of the Peanut Corporation of American was found guilty of conspiracy, wire fraud, and obstruction of justice in connection with a nationwide salmonella outbreak that…
  • May 15

    Maryland Declines to Adopt Dram Shop Law

    Maryland Declines to Adopt Dram Shop Law
    Recently, Maryland's highest court issued a ruling curtailing the opportunities of victims of drunk driving accidents to take legal action
  • May 15

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve

    Setting the Bar: CVS to Pull Tobacco from Shelve
    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 all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by…
Rank this Week: 2804

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: 2217

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: 2675

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: 2625

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3933

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jul 24

    Maryland Malicious Destruction

    Maryland Malicious Destruction
    Have you been charged with Maryland malicious destruction of property? Don’t panic, contact Maryland criminal defense attorney Randolph Rice to discuss your case. Call the office at (410) 288-2900 or email Mr. Rice directly for…
  • Jul 24

    3 Questions to Ask a Baltimore DUI Attorney

    3 Questions to Ask a Baltimore DUI Attorney
    You went out and had one to many.  You were stopped by the police on the way home and now you need a Baltimore DUI attorney.  Who do you call? Call Baltimore DUI attorney Randolph Rice at (410) 288-2900 or email him directly for…
  • Jul 21

    Warrants in Ocean City Maryland

    Warrants in Ocean City Maryland
    Are you looking for information about warrants in Ocean City Maryland?  Attorney Randolph Rice represents individuals with warrants in Ocean City Maryland. Contact attorney Randolph Rice at (410) 288-2900 or email him directly if you…
Rank this Week: 3177

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Jul 24

    Stolen Dignity: Neglect and Abuse in Long-Term Care – Part 1

    Stolen Dignity: Neglect and Abuse in Long-Term Care – Part 1
    Hey everybody, this is the beginning of a blog on justice for residents of nursing homes in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia who have been the victims of institutional abuse or neglect. While I have been practicing law for…
  • Jul 21

    Maryland Bicycle Accident Injuries Can Affect Your Life Years After a Crash

    Maryland Bicycle Accident Injuries Can Affect Your Life Years After a Crash
    Bicycles can be a fun, efficient, and environmentally friendly way to make your commute. Our Maryland bicycle accident attorneys at ChasenBoscolo Injury Lawyers would like to remind cyclists that bikes offer little protection from other…
  • Jul 14

    Man Suffers Maryland Dog Bite Injury During Recent Attack

    Man Suffers Maryland Dog Bite Injury During Recent Attack
    A dog can be a wonderful family companion, but sometimes a canine can turn and attack—even when unprovoked. In fact, data shows that each year, as many as 1,000 citizens report suffering a Maryland dog bite injury in Anne Arundel County…
Rank this Week: 3333

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandmotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Maryland Motorcyclist Killed in Gaithersburg U-Turn Accident

    Maryland Motorcyclist Killed in Gaithersburg U-Turn Accident
    Earlier this month in Gaithersburg, one man was killed when he was struck by a car and knocked off his motorcycle in what ended up being a fatal U-turn accident. According to one local news source, the accident occurred at the intersection of…
  • Jul 17

    Alexandria Motorcycle Crash Injures Rider and Five Children

    Alexandria Motorcycle Crash Injures Rider and Five Children
    Earlier this month in Alexandria, Virginia, a motorcyclist was injured when he was struck by a car that was in the process of making a left turn. According to one local news source, the accident occurred at around 4:30 in the afternoon at the…
  • Jul 10

    Motorcyclist Killed in Bishopville Crash

    Motorcyclist Killed in Bishopville Crash
    Earlier this month in Bishopville, Maryland, one man was killed in a motorcycle accident involving three other vehicles. According to one local news source, the accident occurred on Friday, July 3, at around 11:30 in the morning near the…
Rank this Week: 5001

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3102

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/
  • Jul 23

    State Trooper in Serious Condition after Roadside Accident on Interstate 95 in Laurel

    State Trooper in Serious Condition after Roadside Accident on Interstate 95 in Laurel
    Earlier this month in Laurel, Maryland, a Maryland State Trooper was seriously injured when he was struck by a passing motorist as he was conducting a traffic stop. According to one local news source, the accident occurred during the…
  • Jul 16

    32-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in D.C. Hit-and-Run Accident

    32-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in D.C. Hit-and-Run Accident
    Earlier this month in Washington, D.C., a woman was killed as she was standing next to her disabled vehicle on the Suitland Parkway. According to one local news report, the woman was struck by an eastbound pick-up truck at around 10:15 in the…
  • Jul 9

    Route 404 Accident Results in the Death of One Man

    Route 404 Accident Results in the Death of One Man
    Earlier this month in Easton, one man was killed in a two-car accident on Route 404, near the area of Owens Road and US Route 50. According to one local news report, the fatal accident took place around 8:20 in the evening on July 5.…
Rank this Week: 4505

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Maryland Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers family law with a focus on divorce on Maryland. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylanddivorcelawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Maryland Court Upholds Marital Agreement Dividing Pension Benefit

    Maryland Court Upholds Marital Agreement Dividing Pension Benefit
    Under Maryland law, “marital property” is a term used to identify property that was acquired during the length of a marriage. In contemplation of divorce, spouses often seek to divide up marital property by virtue of a settlement…
  • Jun 26

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce Making News Around the Country

    Same Sex Marriage and Divorce Making News Around the Country
    As the nation awaits the United States Supreme Court’s imminent and historic decision on same sex marriage, other courts in the country are addressing issues of particular importance to same sex couples:  can they get divorced?…
  • Jun 16

    Maryland Court Reviews Juvenile Court Custody-Related Order

    Maryland Court Reviews Juvenile Court Custody-Related Order
    When parents separate or decide to divorce, they must be prepared to address and hopefully resolve many important issues, such as child custody and visitation. In an ideal situation, both parents will agree on an arrangement that suits…
Rank this Week: 3363

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

http://www.suitsbysuits.com/
Rank this Week: 3101

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

Maryland Personal Injury Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjuryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2937

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Jul 13

    A Cautionary Tale For Businesses: Make Sure You Have The Right Insurance Protections In Place

    A Cautionary Tale For Businesses: Make Sure You Have The Right Insurance Protections In Place
    Given the important role that commercial insurance plays in protecting, and sometimes saving, businesses of every size, smart companies pay attention to their insurance applications, insurance policies and other communications from their…
  • Jun 22

    Is an Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 2

    Is an Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 2
    As I said in part one of my blog on captive insurance companies, the exploding popularity of captives cannot be denied, and it is not difficult to understand why. A business that forms a captive insurer often enjoys lower premium costs simply…
  • Jun 16

    Is An Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 1

    Is An Insurance Captive Right For Your Business? Part 1
    More than 90 percent of all Fortune 500 companies use captives, according to Forbes. Captives are popular because, when structured properly, these insurance entities can create substantial financial benefits for their corporate owners. First…
Rank this Week: 3020

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident

    Heavy Maryland Traffic Predicted for July 4 — Deadliest Day for Car Accident
    With its barbecues, beach trips and fireworks, everyone welcomes July 4 as the official start of summer. If you plan to hit the road in Maryland this holiday weekend — you’re not alone. AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts some 870,000…
  • Jun 10

    Maryland Drivers : Does Takata Air Bag Recall Include Your Vehicle?

    Maryland Drivers : Does Takata Air Bag Recall Include Your Vehicle?
    The Takata air bag recall we’ve been hearing about in the news is the most massive automotive safety recall in U.S. history, affecting an estimated 34 million vehicles and some two dozen brands. That means thousands of drivers in…
  • May 17

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH

    Can’t Drive 65? Maryland Votes to Raise Speed Limit to 70 MPH
    Last month, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation enabling the state to raise the speed limit on specified highways from 65 to 70 miles per hour. That comes as good news to those eager to put the pedal to the metal … and not…
Rank this Week: 4446

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Finding a Good Business Lawyer.

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

    Important Information Regarding Maryland Health Care Laws.

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

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.

    Carbon Dioxide Poisoning Facts.
    Approximately 200 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning, and still thousands of others will develop severe symptoms that require emergency medical attention. Carbon monoxide poisoning is the most common cause of accidental…
Rank this Week: 3878

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy
    As an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney and former Assistant State's Attorney, I have prosecuted and defended well over a thousand First and Second Degree Assault Cases. These serious cases can carry substantial penalties…
  • Jun 3

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case
    Sex Offenses including Second Degree Rape charges are among the most serious criminal offenses that are handled in the criminal just system. Anyone who is charged with Rape or any other Sex Offense requires the assistance of an Aggressive…
  • Jun 2

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke
    The client did possess a commercial driver’s license but when he was pulled over for exceeding the speed limit by 15 miles per hour, he was operating his personal vehicle. When the Trooper approached the defendant he smelled of…
Rank this Week: 4670

Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4174