Md. high court addresses breadth of ‘parent-child immunity’ doctrine

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court grappled Friday with whether the prohibition on minor children suing their parents survives the child’s death, thus barring a youngster’s estate from suing a parent for wrongful death. The Court of Appeals addressed the breadth of the “parent-child immunity” doctrine in hearing arguments in Timothy Heidenberg’s appeal of lower court decisions ...

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