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WRIT Up 16 PercentColumbia-based Washington Real Estate Investment Trust (WRIT) (NYSE: WRE) said its Funds From Operations (FFO) per share increased 16 percent to 44 cents in the second quarter from 38 cents in the second quarter of 1999. FFO ...

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Fired, Then Sued, by an Ex-Client? It’s OK to Bring in the New Lawyer

Ever taken a case after the client fired a previous lawyer? Chances are, if you thought about your predecessor suing you at all, you were thinking about a fee dispute.<br /><br />Think again. If the client sues the first lawyer for negligence, you could face an action for contribution or indemnity under Maryland’s Uniform Contribution Among Tort-Feasors Act (UCATA), the Court of Appeals said yesterday.

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