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BIG BOYZ BAIL BOND, INC. ON BEHALF OF LEXINGTON NATIONAL INSURANCE CORPORATION v. STATE OF MARYLAND, ET AL.

Contracts — Bail bond agreement — Forfeiture On October 30, 2014, Big Boyz Bail Bond, Inc. (hereinafter “Appellant”) posted a $150,000 bail bond for James Ferguson (hereinafter “Defendant”), who was facing five counts of first-degree assault and five counts of ...

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ALAN KLATSKY, ET AL. v. PATRICK CIOCIOLA, ET UX.

Contracts — Fee-shifting provision — Attorney’s fees award Brighton Court, LLC, Prestige Development, Inc., and Alan Klatsky (appellants) filed motions in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County seeking attorney’s fees from Patrick and Lori Ciociola (appellees), following the entry of ...

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VERNELL J. MOORE v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Motion to suppress evidence — Traffic stop The Circuit Court for Worcester County denied appellant Vernell J. Moore’s motion to suppress evidence of cocaine found during a traffic stop following a canine alert of his vehicle. After ...

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IN RE: J.W.

Juvenile law — Sufficiency of evidence — Threat of mass violence After searching unsuccessfully for an item he left in a classroom, J.W., the appellant, said something to the effect that if he did not find the item he was ...

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BYUNG MOOK CHO, v. CHONG OK LIM, et al

Civil litigation — Bankruptcy — Attorney’s fees In 2015, Appellees Chong Ok Lim (“Chong”) and Young Jun Jun (“Young”) sued Byung Mook Cho (“Byung”) in the Circuit Court for Howard County. Chong and Young alleged that they were defrauded through ...

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JOANN STUPI v. MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE

Torts — Slip and fall — Negligence While returning to her car after attending a Baltimore Ravens home game at M&T Bank Stadium, Joann Stupi, appellant, fell and suffered injuries to her leg. As she and her husband were walking ...

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CIRCLE 21 CATTLE COMPANY, LLC v. LAURANCE D. CASLER

Real property — Prescriptive easement — Dispute over material fact This appeal derives from a Complaint for Declaratory Judgment and to Quiet Title filed in the Circuit Court for Dorchester County by appellee, Laurance D. Casler, against appellant, Circle 21 ...

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PRINCE GEORGE’S CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION, et. al., v. PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND

Administrative law — Employment termination — Arbitration Adam Chaney, a correctional officer and member of the Prince George’s Correctional Officers’ Association (hereinafter “the PGCOA”) was found guilty on three of five charges all stemming from his inappropriate contact with a ...

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NAVINDER SINGH SETHI, M.D., ET AL. v. PATRICIA BENT, ET AL.

Torts — Medical malpractice — Expert witness In this medical malpractice case, following a multi-day trial in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, a jury returned a verdict in favor of appellees, Patricia Bent, et al, and against appellants, Navinder ...

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BRIGHTON COURT LLC v. LORI CIOCIOLA, ET UX.

Contracts — Fee-shifting provision — Attorney’s fees award Brighton Court, LLC, Prestige Development, Inc., and Alan Klatsky (appellants) filed motions in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County seeking attorney’s fees from Patrick and Lori Ciociola (appellees), following the entry of ...

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