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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: Virginia marriage is for all lover

    4th Circuit: Virginia marriage is for all lover
    Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
  • Jul 28

    Judge orders Dave & Busters out of White Flint Mall

    Judge orders Dave & Busters out of White Flint Mall
    It's "Game Over" for Dave & Buster's at White Flint Mall. A federal judge last week ordered the restaurant to leave its Montgomery County location within 30 days.
  • Jul 28

    Bloods member in Howard receives 16-year sentence

    Bloods member in Howard receives 16-year sentence
    A member of the Bloods street gang who operated in Howard County was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for racketeering and using a gun during a crime.  Kenneth Ragan-Armstrong, 23, of Savage and Laurel, had pleaded guilty in…
Rank this Week: 178

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 28

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie

    Drug Induced Liver Injurie
    Drug induced liver injuries can develop following the use of a wide range of drugs, including over-the-counter drugs like Tylenol and Hydroxycut, and prescription drugs such as: Levaquin Strattera Nizoral Propylthiouracil Pemoline…
  • Jul 22

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation

    FDA Orders Testosterone Drug Risk Evaluation
    For months, we have been talking about the increasing concerns over testosterone replacement therapy and the accompanying potential side effects, a topic that was buried under a rug for years because no one ever told us about the risks.…
  • Jul 15

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information

    Power Morcellator Lawsuits | Get the Latest Information
    Everyone now agrees that power morcellators as used now are not safe because they increase the risk of cancer in women.   Experts at the FDA disagree as to whether or not they should be banned or continue to be used, but with stronger…
Rank this Week: 1517

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 28

    Maryland Hospital Errors | How Many?

    Maryland Hospital Errors | How Many?
    The Baltimore Sun published an important front page article yesterday on hospital errors in Maryland. The premise of the article is a stunningly simple yet different approach to medical mistakes in Maryland hospitals.  It goes like…
  • Jul 22

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing
    We have been hearing for some time about the Maryland Electronic Courts (MDEC) project that will eventually allow for electronic filings, allowing Maryland lawyers to get the same modern conveniences of electronic filing that we have…
  • Jul 21

    Tort Reformers Were Right, Doctors Do Flee States Without Cap

    Tort Reformers Were Right, Doctors Do Flee States Without Cap
    One of the great selling points of caps in medical malpractice cases is that it encourages doctors to come to your state to practice.  Every state, particularly in jurisdictions with rural areas where access and availability to doctors…
Rank this Week: 1360

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 28

    Staffing Shortage May Have Been Responsible for Boy’s Death at Maryland Group Home

    Staffing Shortage May Have Been Responsible for Boy’s Death at Maryland Group Home
    A true tragedy unfolded earlier this month in a group home charged with caring for severely disabled foster children. According to a report by the Baltimore Sun, a 10-year-old boy died at the care facility because there were not enough...
  • Jul 21

    Nursing Home Nightmare in Oklahoma

    Nursing Home Nightmare in Oklahoma
    One family in Oklahoma is having a hard time after getting their bruised and battered loved one out of the nursing home that they claim caused his condition. According to a report by a local Oklahoma news source, the family...
  • Jul 14

    North Carolina Cites Nursing Home for Inadequate Care and Abuse

    North Carolina Cites Nursing Home for Inadequate Care and Abuse
    In yet another story of nursing home abuse, a North Carolina nursing home was recently cited by the State in relation to a patient’s death caused by injuries he sustained while fighting with a nursing home staff member. According to...
Rank this Week: 4616

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Price Benowitz Law Blog

Covers Maryland and DC personal injury issues.

http://pricebenowitzlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    The Dangers of Insurance Settlement Offer

    The Dangers of Insurance Settlement Offer
    The following blog is excerpted from a transcription of an interview with a Price Benowitz personal injury attorney on what you should know about insurance policies and settlement offers following an accident.
  • Jul 25

    How You Can Avoid the Top Three DC Car Crashes Cause

    How You Can Avoid the Top Three DC Car Crashes Cause
    Written By Larry Bodine, Publisher of The National Trial Lawyers To avoid death or injury in a car crash in Washington, DC, there are three key things to avoid: Stay away from the intersection of 14th and U streets, NW; Beware of rush hour…
  • Jul 23

    Costa Concordia Embarks on Final Voyage as Wrongful Death Questions Linger

    Costa Concordia Embarks on Final Voyage as Wrongful Death Questions Linger
    Witnesses Wednesday described the towing of the Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that capsized in January 2012 off the coast of Giglio, Italy, as a bittersweet event.
Rank this Week: 2416

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 28

    Service Error Nullifies $37 Million Judgment

    Service Error Nullifies $37 Million Judgment
    Personal injury lawsuits, like many other kinds of lawsuits, generally begin the same way - with the filing of the Complaint and any supporting documentation and information needed to state a claim for injury or damages. The Complaint has to…
  • Jul 10

    Popular Exculpatory Clauses Can Take Away an Injured Person's RIght to Sue

    Popular Exculpatory Clauses Can Take Away an Injured Person's RIght to Sue
    You may not know what an exculpatory clause is, but there's a good chance you've signed one recently. An exculpatory clause is a clause or an agreement that prohibits you from suing someone else, most often for personal injury claims. They…
  • Jun 24

    Man Critically Injured By Tractor Trailer Accident In Ellicott City

    Man Critically Injured By Tractor Trailer Accident In Ellicott City
    According to a recent WBALTV news report, Howard County Police are investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer that critically injured a man. The accident, which happened last week at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Marriottsville…
Rank this Week: 2904

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 27

    Spike In Maryland Drug Overdoses Prompts Government Action

    Spike In Maryland Drug Overdoses Prompts Government Action
    In the first three months of 2014 Maryland witnessed a dramatic increase in the amount of statewide drug overdose deaths. From January through March 2014 there have been 252 deaths, 148 of which were related to heroin. The total number is…
  • Jul 19

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.
    While Maryland will have its day in October, possession of a small amount of marijuana has officially been decriminalized in Washington D.C. At midnight on Thursday, metropolitan police officers were ordered to keep their handcuffs in their…
  • Jul 14

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed
    Maryland lawmakers made significant progress in reforming state marijuana laws in the recent legislative session. Starting in October of this year possession of less than 10 grams of pot will no longer be a criminal offense. And the medical…
Rank this Week: 3499

Divorce Field

Divorce Field

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

http://divorcefield.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    Orders Are Not Magic Wand

    Orders Are Not Magic Wand
    This issue has been popping up a lot lately with my clients, clinic clients and in talks with other attorneys.   So I thought I would write about it in so I can just print it off and save my vocal cords.   If you are involved…
  • Jun 9

    The Power of Two

    The Power of Two
    One night at clinic, I was chatting with a client and I realized how much in family law revolves around the number 2.   Which makes sense.   In family law, you are taking 1 family and splitting it into 2.   Fortunately, that is…
  • Feb 23

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?

    From Whom Are You Taking Legal Advice?
    Probably the most common thing I hear as a family law attorney is "My brother's cousin's best friend's nephew told me I can get [x] in my case."   X, of course, being whatever the person talking to me really wants to happen in the…
Rank this Week: 1881

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…
Rank this Week: 2414

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 25

    The Morning of Trial

    The Morning of Trial
    The morning of the divorce trial, lawyer Fred Holmes, woke up at 5:00 am without an alarm clock. He stumbled downstairs to feed the cat and the fish. He put away the dishes from the dishwasher, fixed himself a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios, and…
  • Jul 8

    Spurious Correlation

    Spurious Correlation
    I read today that heavy use of social media correlates well with the divorce rate.  I’m thinking is it social media that creates marital difficulty or is it people who are in unhappy marriages spend more time on social media? …
  • Jul 7

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last

    Facebook Predicts Which Relationships Will Last
    Facebook has developed an algorithm that predicts whether your relationship will last or not. Researchers looked at 1.3 million Facebook users to determine their “dispersion”. Dispersion is the extent of overlap in two…
Rank this Week: 1994

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/
  • Jul 25

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session
    The National College for DUI Defense is holding its summer session at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts with seminars and breakouts at the Harvard Law School. The session features lectures on: Crafting Your Opening Statement by…
  • Jun 8

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely
    On last Thursday, June 5, 2014, Leonard Stamm went on Al Jazeera America to discuss last year's Supreme Court decision in Missouri v. McNeely. He was interviewed by reporter John Henry Smith. JHS: Drivers stopped on suspicion of driving…
  • May 21

    Chipping Away at Our Rights - Deering v. MVA

    Chipping Away at Our Rights - Deering v. MVA
    The Court of Appeals announced its decision today in Deering v. MVA. When a driver is arrested for DUI and asked to take a breath or blood test in Maryland, and the driver's reasonable request to consult with a lawyer before deciding is…
Rank this Week: 3198

Maryland Motorcycle Accident…

Maryland Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Off-Duty Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Accident

    Off-Duty Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Accident
    Earlier this week in Chicago, a man was issued a citation for his involvement in the death of an off-duty police officer who was killed in a motorcycle accident. According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, the officer was...
  • Jul 17

    Police Make Arrest in Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Maryland-Pennsylvania Border

    Police Make Arrest in Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Maryland-Pennsylvania Border
    Earlier this year near the Maryland-Pennsylvania border, a motorcyclist was killed when another vehicle crossed the center line on a highway and crashed into him. According to a recent report, police have apprehended the driver of the vehicle…
  • Jul 10

    Two Maryland Motorcyclists Lose Their Lives in Recent Motorcycle Crashe

    Two Maryland Motorcyclists Lose Their Lives in Recent Motorcycle Crashe
    Over the holiday weekend last week, two motorcyclists were killed in two different motorcycle accidents across Maryland. According to a report by WUSA 9, the first accident took place in Silver Spring, at the intersection of University Avenue…
Rank this Week: 3083

Suits by Suits

Suits by Suits

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

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

    Virginia Tech Professor Argues That University Officials Violated His Constitutional Rights When They "Demoted" Him

    Virginia Tech Professor Argues That University Officials Violated His Constitutional Rights When They "Demoted" Him
    Harold “Skip” Garner is a tenured professor at Virginia Tech who makes $342,000 a year, according to this article in the Roanoke Times.  Yet he is still suing university officials, including former president Charles Steger,…
  • Jul 18

    The Inbox: July 18, 2014

    The Inbox: July 18, 2014
    We’re in the midst of summer and the news outlets are replete with anti-compete and whistleblower developments.  But before we get to those, let’s turn our attention to China: If the dog days of summer here in the U.S.…
  • Jul 18

    Two Federal Agencies Battle In Federal Court Over Whistleblower Treatment

    Two Federal Agencies Battle In Federal Court Over Whistleblower Treatment
    Talk about your inter-family disputes: one federal agency – the Department of Labor – has filed suit against the United States Postal Service, an independent federal agency (but one of the few explicitly authorized by the…
Rank this Week: 3368

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 24

    Have Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Caused a Dangerous Rise in C Sections? (Part 2)

    Have Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Caused a Dangerous Rise in C Sections? (Part 2)
    In our last post, we discussed the curious implications of a highly cited, provocative medical paper, Yang et. al's "Relationship Between Malpractice Litigation Pressure and Rates of Cesarean Section and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section,"…
  • Jul 23

    Have Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Caused a Dangerous Rise in C Sections? (Part 1)

    Have Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Caused a Dangerous Rise in C Sections? (Part 1)
    Have medical malpractice lawsuits changed how American women give birth? That thesis, while seemingly far fetched, is growing in popularity among academics and tort reformers alike. Why do people believe this idea? How much good research…
  • Jul 20

    A Look into the VA Waiting List Debacle

    A Look into the VA Waiting List Debacle
    The Veterans Health Administration is responsible for the healthcare of 8.76 million veterans and their families every year, representing “America’s largest health care system.” The VA’s crucial role in the life and…
Rank this Week: 469

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

    Car Crashes into Restaurant, Sending Six to the Hospital

    Car Crashes into Restaurant, Sending Six to the Hospital
    Earlier this month in Potomac, Maryland, a car crashed into a local restaurant for the second time this year. According to a report by a local news source, just after lunch on a Saturday an elderly woman who had just...
  • Jul 16

    Driver Critically Injured When Another Motorist Changed Lanes into Her Vehicle

    Driver Critically Injured When Another Motorist Changed Lanes into Her Vehicle
    Earlier this week in Silver Spring, a woman was critically injured when the car she was driving was hit by a SUV that didn’t see her when it changed lanes, colliding into her vehicle. According to a report by ABC...
  • Jul 9

    Teenage Girl Dies in Auto-Pedestrian Accident

    Teenage Girl Dies in Auto-Pedestrian Accident
    Earlier last week, in a tragic accident in Silver Spring, a teenage girl lost her life when a car unexpectedly left the roadway and hit her while she was watching a soccer match. According to a report by ABC 7,...
Rank this Week: 2344

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/
Rank this Week: 384

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Jul 23

    New Indian App May Decrease Prescription Errors By Increasing Legibility and Decreasing Translation Error

    New Indian App May Decrease Prescription Errors By Increasing Legibility and Decreasing Translation Error
    It seems that there really is an app for everything. In a recent article by DNA India, a new app is on the market targeted towards Indian physicians. The app, called Safe RX, is a way for doctors to put...
  • Jul 16

    Prescription Error Causes Man to Permanently Lose His Sight

    Prescription Error Causes Man to Permanently Lose His Sight
    Earlier this year in June, a Texas man filed a lawsuit against a CVS Pharmacy alleging that the pharmacy’s error caused him to permanently lose sight in one of his eyes. According to a report by a local news source,...
  • Jul 9

    Baby Given Adult-Strength Painkillers in Pharmacy Error

    Baby Given Adult-Strength Painkillers in Pharmacy Error
    In a frightening story out of North Houston earlier this month, an eight month old child was given painkillers instead of cold medicine by a local pharmacy. According to a report by a local news source, the child’s parents took...
Rank this Week: 2276

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

ChasenBoscolo Injury Law Blog

Reports on personal injury news.

http://blog.chasenboscolo.com/
  • Jul 22

    What’s Being Done to Reduce Maryland Pedestrian Accident

    What’s Being Done to Reduce Maryland Pedestrian Accident
    Speeding vehicles along the roads of Maryland are not only a serious safety concern for other drivers, but for pedestrians as well. In fact, one particular roadway has seen three fatal Maryland pedestrian accidents in the last six months.…
  • Jul 15

    3 Ways to Help Children Avoid a Maryland Bicycle Accident This Summer

    3 Ways to Help Children Avoid a Maryland Bicycle Accident This Summer
    With many children in Maryland out of school on summer vacation, you may have noticed an increase in the number of young people who are out and traveling along your local streets. Too often though, school-aged children are the victims of…
  • Jul 8

    Caution Should Be Taken With Certain Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

    Caution Should Be Taken With Certain Spinal Cord Injury Treatment
    New and innovative ways to treat a spinal cord injury are being found everyday. If particular precautions are not taken though, certain treatments may have side effects that are harmful to the patient. Take the case of a woman who developed…
Rank this Week: 3954

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4239

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 22

    Could Wal-Mart Be at Fault for the Crash that Injured Tracy Morgan and Killed Another Comedian?

    Could Wal-Mart Be at Fault for the Crash that Injured Tracy Morgan and Killed Another Comedian?
    Earlier this year, actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a serious car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. The accident, which occurred late at night, critically injured Morgan and killed his good friend and fellow comedian, James…
  • Jul 15

    Maryland Man Dies After Rear-Ending Broken Down Truck

    Maryland Man Dies After Rear-Ending Broken Down Truck
    Earlier this week in an accident in Howard County, a Cooksville man was killed when he rear-ended a broken-down box truck that had been partially pulled off the road. According to a report by the Baltimore Sun, the accident occurred around 9…
  • Jul 8

    Frederick Dump Truck Accident Sends Five to the Hospital

    Frederick Dump Truck Accident Sends Five to the Hospital
    Earlier this week, a Thurmont family was sent to the hospital after being involved in a serious accident with a dump truck. According to a report by Your4State.com, the accident occurred on Route 15, near the intersection with Route 26 in…
Rank this Week: 4640

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Jul 21

    Are Doctors Making the Best Decisions for Mothers?

    Are Doctors Making the Best Decisions for Mothers?
    Every birth is different, and should be treated accordingly. Some births are completely incident-free and others pose more trouble for the mother and her newborn baby. Physicians generally reserve Cesarean sections for those births where a…
  • Jul 14

    Recent Article Hones in on Birth Statistics at Military Hospitals; Results Are Not Good

    Recent Article Hones in on Birth Statistics at Military Hospitals; Results Are Not Good
    One of the benefits of joining and serving in the military is the medical care that is provided to service members and their families at little to no cost. However, there may be hidden costs associated with giving birth at a military…
  • Jul 7

    State Laws Set Strict Time Limits for Filing Birth Injury Claims and Lawsuit

    State Laws Set Strict Time Limits for Filing Birth Injury Claims and Lawsuit
    State law establishes deadlines for filing lawsuits, known as statutes of limitations. Some states also require that a plaintiff give notice to a defendant prior to filing suit. Failure to meet these deadlines could result in dismissal of a…
Rank this Week: 4164

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 3438

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/
Rank this Week: 2389

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/
Rank this Week: 4283

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 18

    Social Media Evidence May Determine Who Shot Down Malaysian Plane

    Social Media Evidence May Determine Who Shot Down Malaysian Plane
    It appears that a Malaysian passenger jet may have been mistakenly shot down in the skies above territory that is in dispute between Ukraine and Russia.  USA Today is reporting that rebels who may be backed by Russia may have arms…
  • Jul 9

    Washington Post: VA Police Want To Photo Sexting Teen's Erect Penis By Force

    Washington Post: VA Police Want To Photo Sexting Teen's Erect Penis By Force
    An article in the Washington Post alleges that Manassas City police and Prince William County prosecutors want to take a photo of a teenage suspect's erect penis to prosecute him for sexting with his girlfriend.  In order to photograph…
  • Jul 7

    Social Media Posts Lead To Firing of TV and Radio Personalitie

    Social Media Posts Lead To Firing of TV and Radio Personalitie
    Last month, Travel Channel personality Adam Richman made some very disturbing posts that led to his upcoming new show being postponed indefinitely.  Talk show host Anthony Cumia of Sirius was fired from his radio show last week for a…
Rank this Week: 3001

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 16

    Home alone

    Home alone
    I regularly receive inquiries from parents about the age at which children can be left alone. There have been recent publicized cases about children left alone. In Maryland, there is no simple answer. It is prohibited to leave a child...
  • Jun 4

    Judicial Election

    Judicial Election
    In Maryland, Judges are generally appointed by the Governor after undergoing an extensive round of interviews, application process and seeking the endorsement of various bar associations. After this process, they must stand for election. This…
  • Jun 2

    What is legal custody?

    What is legal custody?
    In Maryland, legal custody pertains to the person or persons who get to make major decisions on behalf of the child. Generally, this includes health, education and religious decisions. Parents are the joint natural guardians of their…
Rank this Week: 3232

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: 1570

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Maryland Car Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?

    DO I HAVE A MARYLAND AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT CLAIM?
    An automobile accident can turn your life upside down. There's so much to do--find reliable transportation, get to the doctor, deal with insurance companies, and survive missed work. The easiest way to know if you have a claim is to consult…
  • Jul 9

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART II: TRIAL

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART II: TRIAL
    So your lawyer made a claim to the insurance company, and the case didn't settle. Cases don't settle for several reasons, including:The insurance company denies liability, thinking that their driver wasn't at faultThe insurance company…
  • Jul 8

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART I: PRE-SUIT SETTLEMENT

    WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE SUING, PART I: PRE-SUIT SETTLEMENT
    So you've been injured in a Maryland automobile collision, and you want to get a settlement or verdict. What can you expect from the process? How long does it take? When will you get your money? There are two possible phases--the steps…
Rank this Week: 2885

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

Maryland Employment Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 9

    Washington, D.C. Unemployment Appeal

    Washington, D.C. Unemployment Appeal
    The Law Office of Andrew M. Dansicker, LLC has been representing claimants and employers at unemployment insurance appeals hearings, as well as Circuit Court appeals, throughout Maryland for many years. We recognize that there is a need for…
  • May 1

    Quitting Your Job and Qualifying for Unemployment Benefits In Maryland

    Quitting Your Job and Qualifying for Unemployment Benefits In Maryland
    In Maryland, an individual who quits his or her job is typically disqualified from receiving unemployment insurance benefits – except when they can show that they had a very good reason for leaving their job. Under Maryland law, these…
  • Apr 23

    EEOC Rebuttal Statements in Maryland

    EEOC Rebuttal Statements in Maryland
    In the last several months, we have noticed a significant up-tick in the number of individuals who call us to represent them at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) or the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights…
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Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

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

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    What is the Maryland Estate Tax?

    What is the Maryland Estate Tax?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.At the time this is being posted, Maryland is among the group of 20 states (including DC) that…
  • Jun 4

    Reckless Endangerment in Maryland

    Reckless Endangerment in Maryland
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Maryland defines the crime of Reckless Endangerment under § 3-204 of Title 3 of its…
  • May 4

    Maryland Child Support Modification FAQ

    Maryland Child Support Modification FAQ
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Maryland child support orders, once issued, do not change on their own. In order for the amount of…
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Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    DUI and your mobile/cell phone

    DUI and your mobile/cell phone
    An important privacy issue has been brewing of late. In these days of eroding Constitutional protections and important issue has developed that has to do with privacy and your mobile phone following an arrest. The police, in their unending…
  • May 4

    The Legalization of Marijuana

    The Legalization of Marijuana
    5 Reasons Why Colorado Legalized Marijuana Legalizing Marijuana, for medical or recreational use, has been a topic of debate for quite some time. Until recently, however, few regions have made drastic moves to change the drug's legal…
  • May 4

    4th Amendment is dwindling yet again

    4th Amendment is dwindling yet again
    The Supreme Court of the United States has spoken in their decision in Navarette v. California; again they have significantly limited the reach and protection of the 4th Amendment to the Constitution that protects all good citizens (and no so…
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Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.ostendorflaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 26

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce

    How To Find Hidden Assets In A High-Income Divorce
    Uncovering hidden assets is the bane of attorneys handling high income divorce cases. Any lawyer can use interrogatories and a request for production of documents, spot issues from facts and construct an argument that advances the…
  • Jan 22

    Modification of Child Custody and Visitation in Maryland

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

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

    Housing Finance Reform: Government Reinventing the Wheel Rather Than Sticking With What Worked
    Housing finance reform has been at the center of debates on how to ensure a stable economy since the Great Depression. Recently, in light of the 2007 economic crisis, lawmakers introduced a new bill in the Senate to address reforms. The bill…
Rank this Week: 1951

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law news and updates in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. By Mesirow & Stravitz, 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…
Rank this Week: 4131

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 18

    City Settles Personal Injury Lawsuit For $1.2 Million.

    City Settles Personal Injury Lawsuit For $1.2 Million.
    A major city has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who suffered third-degree burns when a "flash-bang" grenade thrown by a police officer on the city's SWAT team exploded near her during a raid. The victim…
  • May 19

    Plaintiff Receives $1.9 Million in Hit and Run Accident.

    Plaintiff Receives $1.9 Million in Hit and Run Accident.
    The plaintiff says the jury award of $1.9 million was unfortunately bittersweet because he's unable to do what he loved best, working as a Mason cop. After five hours of deliberations the jury found that the defendant was negligent and…
  • Apr 29

    Car Accident Lawyer: Faulty Seatbelts to Blame For Injuries.

    Car Accident Lawyer: Faulty Seatbelts to Blame For Injuries.
    Seat Belt Case May Divide U.S. Supreme Court Over Minimum Standards U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled they may divide, perhaps evenly, in a case involving a Motor Corp. that could open automakers to more consumer lawsuits over vehicle…
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Maryland Business Litigation…

Maryland Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandbusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
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Maryland Social Security…

Maryland Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.marylandsocialsecuritydisabilitylawyers.com/
  • May 19

    What Recovery is Possible for Accidents While Driving for a Maryland Employer?

    What Recovery is Possible for Accidents While Driving for a Maryland Employer?
    The intersection of workers’ compensation laws and automobile insurance can lead to difficult situations in which a plaintiff may not know who is responsible for the bills in his or her accident. An experienced Maryland attorney…
  • May 19

    Contributory Negligence in Maryland

    Contributory Negligence in Maryland
    Different states have adopted different common law rules regarding the issue of a plaintiff whose own negligence is partially responsible for his or her injuries. Maryland follows the contributory negligence rule. Under this rule, even if a…
  • May 19

    Medical Mileage in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

    Medical Mileage in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case
    In Maryland workers’ compensation cases, mileage reimbursement may be awarded to a claimant who needs to make visits to the hospital. In a recent case, an insurer and an employer appealed summary judgment in favor of an employee who…
Rank this Week: 4195

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

Maryland Injury Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • May 16

    Top 2 Causes of Baltimore - Towson Workplace Fatalities (Not What You Might Think)

    Top 2 Causes of Baltimore - Towson Workplace Fatalities (Not What You Might Think)
    Last month, President Barack Obama declared April 28 Workers' Memorial Day. OSHA (the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration) memorialized fallen workers across the country. At the same time, the U.S. Bureau…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Drivers : Is Your Car on the List of GM Safety Recalls?

    Maryland Drivers : Is Your Car on the List of GM Safety Recalls?
    General Motors has recalled an estimated 7 million motor vehicles this year for safety issues in a number of cars and SUVs, model years 2003 to 2015. Problems include faulty ignition switches, power steering and side airbags in certain Chevy,…
  • Mar 31

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

    Preventing Pedestrian Accidents: New Rule Requires Auto Backup Cameras by 2018
    Have you ever started backing out of your driveway or a parking spot in Maryland, only to slam on your brakes when a child or adult suddenly appears behind your car? Pedestrian accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. The National Highway…
Rank this Week: 3133

Maryland Injury Lawyer

Maryland Injury Lawyer

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

http://www.maryland-injury-lawyer.com
  • 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…
  • May 15

    Tough Mudder, triathlons, endurance events, and wrongful death

    Tough Mudder, triathlons, endurance events, and wrongful death
    According to a recent article from Outsider Magazine, the family of a young man from Columbia, Maryland, who drowned during a portion of a recent Tough Mudder competition called “Walk the Plank” is considering wrongful death…
Rank this Week: 2994

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/
  • 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…
  • Apr 9

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    By Tracy Manzer, Price Benowitz Senior Editor of Content Maryland lawmakers on Monday signed off on a number of historic and important pieces of legislation before adjourning for the year, including a bill that decriminalizes possession of…
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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.…
Rank this Week: 3568

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…
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Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney…

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC.

http://marylandcriminalawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4450

Bottom Line Business Insights

Bottom Line Business Insights

By Wagonheim Law.

http://www.wagonheim.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Why We are Not Working with You

    Why We are Not Working with You
      T&K Roofing out of Des Moines, Iowa has been in business for over 50 years. But what caught my eye about T&K was not its longevity (though admirable) or its adherence to the family values from which it arose. … Continue…
  • Apr 16

    Driving to “No”

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

    Guest Article: Testing Your Candidates with the Car Talk

    Guest Article: Testing Your Candidates with the Car Talk
    By Scott Turnbaugh Too many interview processes rely on being in a conference room or an office. Once someone is a real prospect, take them on a half-day ride along with one of your high performers. Here are three ways … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4110

Baltimore Auto Accident Attorneys…

Baltimore Auto Accident Attorneys Blog

Comments on auto accident and injury law. By Belsky, Weinberg & Horowitz, L.L.C.

http://www.baltimoreautoaccidentattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 3953

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/
  • Apr 4

    Baltimore Gun Range Handgun Cases Increasing in Frequency

    Baltimore Gun Range Handgun Cases Increasing in Frequency
    In Baltimore County, the Police are increasingly resorting to investigating and ultimately arresting citizens who simply go to gun ranges such as Continental Arms in Timonium or Freestate in Middle River. As an criminal defense attorney…
  • Mar 22

    Managing Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings: Beware of Waiving Privilege

    Managing Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings: Beware of Waiving Privilege
    Companies and attorneys should be wary when turning documents over to a governmental entity while in an adversarial relationship, even when a signed confidentiality agreement is in place. The risks associated with doing so took center stage…
  • Mar 15

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted
    Former top officials of the prominent global law firm, Dewey & LeBoeuf, were indicted last week for deceiving banks and hiding the firm’s true financial condition from creditors, investors, auditors, and even its own partners. The…
Rank this Week: 3598