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Tag Archives: civil procedure

Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 3/14/11

Civil Procedure Continuance of trial BOTTOM LINE: Trial court abused its discretion in denying a continuance of trial in order to accommodate plaintiff’s religious beliefs, which prohibited any appearance or advocacy on his behalf during a particular religious holiday that ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 2/22/11

Administrative Law Driver’s license suspension BOTTOM LINE: Driver’s license suspension was appropriate where the detaining officer afforded a drunk driving suspect a reasonable opportunity to consult counsel, and after failing to reach counsel, the suspect refused to take a breathalyzer ...

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Opinions-Maryland Court of Special Appeals: 1/31/11

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Civil Procedure Discovery sanctions BOTTOM LINE: Where the plaintiff’s counsel’s answers to interrogatories did not comply with Rule 2-402, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in imposing sanctions and excluding the testimony of ...

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Case Digest: 12/27/10

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction, where the attorney misrepresented that he initiated lawsuits on behalf of clients, made inappropriate transfers of client funds, and misused clients’ funds held in the firm’s escrow account ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Contribution among joint tortfeasors: Physician defendant in wrongful death action, judgment against whom was reduced by a settlement entered into with a hospital, with an attendant release, was not entitled to further reduction by ...

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Changes in two federal rules expected

Beginning Wednesday, attorneys who practice in federal court will have greater work-product protection for draft reports generated by their expert witnesses under forthcoming changes to civil procedure rules. These lawyers also expect to face changes to information they must include ...

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