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MANAL KIRIAKOS v. BRANDON PHILLIPS

Appellant was badly injured after being struck by a car driven by an intoxicated eighteen-year-old. Appellee allegedly provided alcohol to the underaged driver. The circuit court granted summary judgment for appellee on the grounds that Maryland does not hold social hosts liable for the injuries caused by their intoxicated guests

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University of Maryland Medical System Corporation v. Roshell Blue

I. Whether the trial court erred in admitting a medical bill as substantive evidence. II. Whether the trial court erred in granting appellee’s motion to substitute her witness. III. Whether the trial court erred in allowing Kenneth Lippman, M.D. to offer expert testimony as to permanency. IV. Whether appellee’s missing witness argument at closing was unduly prejudicial.

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STINYARD A. BLUE v. ANTONIO ARRINGTON

Baltimore City, on Arrington’s behalf, filed, in response, a motion to dismiss, relying on a provision of the Local Government Tort Claims Act (“LGTCA”), which prohibits a local government employee from suing “a fellow employee for tortious acts or omissions committed within the scope of employment,” if the injury sustained by the local government employee is “compensable under the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act.

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