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Fairfax jury awards $4.75M for brain injury from fireworks show

The deafening explosion of a wayward fireworks rocket caused devastating injuries for a Northern Virginia mother and led to a $4.75 million jury verdict against the fireworks company that staged the 2007 Independence Day show in Vienna, Va. The Nov. ...

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Defense counsel’s duty to warn about … everything?

WASHINGTON — Last term’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Padilla v. Kentucky placed a constitutional duty upon defense attorneys to advise clients if a plea carries a risk of deportation. But now, state and federal courts are applying the ruling’s ...

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Lawyer reprimanded for failure to surrender documents

Maryland’s top court has reprimanded an attorney for failing to fulfill a former client’s request for documents the lawyer drafted or received during the course of the legal representation. Rockville lawyer Timur Z. Edib’s failure violated Maryland Rules of Professional ...

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Judge contests age limit

ANNAPOLIS — An attorney for a circuit court judge forced into retirement at age 70 by the state constitution told a skeptical Maryland high court on Tuesday that mandatory retirement applies only to sitting judges. Attorneys older than 70 who ...

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