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KEVIN C. BETSKOFF, SR. v. STANDARD GUARANTY INSURANCE COMPANY (access required)

Insurance law — Failure to act in good faith — Common law negligence This case returns to us following our earlier remand to the Circuit Court for Carroll County. Claiming a collapsed underground pipe caused sewage to flow into his ...

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DIEDRA SCHAEFER, ET AL. v. JAMES A. FRANZONI (access required)

Business law — Dissolution of LLC — Specific performance Diedra Schaefer, Michael Schaefer, and James A. Franzoni, the owners of two related LLCs, were at loggerheads over how to address a lawsuit alleging that their businesses were unlawfully polluting the ...

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JAMAAL TAYLOR v. TOKIO MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, et al. (access required)

Insurance law — Uninsured motorist coverage — Breach of contract Jamaal Taylor (“Taylor”) was, on September 8, 2017, stopped in his car at a red light on Orleans Street in Baltimore City when his vehicle was struck in the rear ...

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JERMAINE GOODWYN v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (access required)

Insurance law — Benefits payable — Definition Section 19-513(e) of the Insurance Article (Repl. 2017; Supp. 2019) requires that the “benefits payable” under underinsured motorist coverage be reduced to the extent that the insured has recovered related, unreimbursed workers’ compensation ...

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LISA JEAN HOFFMAN v. GENE HOFFMAN, JR. ET AL (access required)

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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MARYLAND HEALTHCARE CLINICS v. MARYLAND AUTO INSURANCE FUND (access required)

Insurance law — Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund — Bad faith In 2016, Maryland Healthcare Clinics (“MHCC”), appellant, treated twenty-one patients (“Patients”) for injuries that they sustained in car accidents. All of the Patients had personal injury coverage with Maryland Automobile ...

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ROSEN-HOFFBERG REHABILITATION AND PAIN MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, P.A., et al. v. MEDICAL MUTUAL LIABILITY INSURANCE SOCIETY OF MARYLAND (access required)

Insurance law — Policy provisions — Duty to defend On January 31, 2018, the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (“the City”) filed a claim in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City (“Baltimore City lawsuit”) against 21 defendants. The important ...

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ANTONIO THOMPSON v. FIRST LIBERTY INSURANCE COMPANY (access required)

Insurance law — Car insurance — Medical bills Antonio Thompson, appellant, filed an underinsured motorist claim against his insurance carrier First Liberty Insurance Company (“First Liberty”), appellee, for injuries sustained in a vehicle collision in 2009. During the course of ...

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