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Bill would limit number of experts at med-mal trials

ANNAPOLIS — Advocates for patients and doctors battled last week over legislation that would limit to two the number of medical experts each side would be permitted to have testify at medical malpractice trials. Patients’ attorney George S. Tolley III ...

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Bill would add private-mediator privilege

ANNAPOLIS — Private mediation proceedings would have the same guarantee of confidentially as communications with an attorney or a physician, under legislation a Senate committee considered Tuesday. The proposed Maryland Mediation Confidentiality Act would prohibit discussions, including admissions and apologies, ...

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Bill would penalize agencies that repeat audit findings

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation that would strip state agencies of a portion of their budget should they have repeat audit findings would add teeth to such legislative audits, the bill’s sponsor said Tuesday. If passed, the state could realize significant savings ...

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Experts urge stronger cyber regulation bill

WASHINGTON — Cybersecurity experts are urging senators to close loopholes in legislation to give the government more power to force critical industries to make their computer networks more secure. Two experts are saying the bill could allow many companies to ...

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Leaders block quick Senate vote on payroll tax

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiations over a bill extending a payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits can begin as soon the Senate rejects a version the House approved despite a White House veto threat, the Senate’s top Democrat said Wednesday. Senate ...

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