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NICHOLAS KYLE HOFFMAN v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal law — Sufficiency of the evidence — Attempted murder Nicholas Hoffman, appellant, was convicted at a bench trial in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County of attempted first- and second-degree murder, and first- and seconddegree assault. After merging ...

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MICHAEL BENSON, ET AL. v. ALDI, INC.

Torts — Slip and fall — Notice of dangerous practice Michael Benson, Appellant, filed a complaint for personal injuries he allegedly sustained while shopping at a grocery store owned and operated by Appellee, ALDI, Inc. (“ALDI”), located in Elkton, Maryland. ...

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LISA JEAN HOFFMAN v. GENE HOFFMAN, JR. ET AL

Insurance law — Claims — Unjust enrichment Appellant, Lisa Hoffman (“Ms. Hoffman”), complains principally that the Circuit Court for Carroll County erred in determining that Ms. Hoffman was enriched unjustly, to the detriment of Appellee, Gene Hoffman Jr. (“Hoffman, Jr.”), ...

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LAMBERTINE JONES, JR. v. BARDON, INC.

Contracts — Breach — Enforceability Lambertine Jones, Jr., appellant, filed suit in the Circuit Court for Calvert County against Bardon, Inc., appellee, and two of its employees seeking damages based on breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and detrimental reliance. The ...

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ENRIQUE TAPIA v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Writ of error coram nobis — Deportation In 2003, Enrique Tapia (hereinafter “Appellant”) pled guilty to a charge of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance. In September of 2017, Appellant attempted to challenge ...

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STATE OF MARYLAND v. CHRISTINA RENEE PARKS

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Sentence modification In this appeal from the Circuit Court for Harford County, the State of Maryland asserts that the trial court granted a sentence modification contrary to Maryland Rule 4- 345.1 On December 6, ...

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KRISTINA C. HEROLD v. JULIE MORRONE, ET AL.

Estates and trusts — Attorney’s fees — Circuit court’s authority This is an appeal from an order issued on July 16, 2018, by the Circuit Court for Talbot County granting Kristina Herold’s petition for reimbursement of attorneys’ fees. The order ...

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KENNETH WAYNE BRYANT v. STATE OF MARYLAND

Criminal procedure — Illegal sentence — Merger of second- and third-degree sexual offense After a jury trial in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City in two consolidated cases, Kenneth Bryant, appellant, was found guilty of three counts of sexual abuse ...

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