The legal horrors of Halloween

Trick-or-treat to haunted house, it’s all a scream until someone gets hurt

Matthew P. Woods was sitting in his Towson law office in March 2007 when a scary story came across his desk. There were no ghouls, vampires or undead serial killers involved, but enough questions of liability to send chills down the spine of any homeowner who fears a negligence lawsuit. Woods’ client, Wanda E. Boyd, loved Halloween ...