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Workers’ comp settlements do not bind dependents, Md. high court says

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

Maryland’s top court Tuesday offered advice for employers and their insurers when settling workers’ compensation claims: Make sure the injured employees and their dependents are parties to the settlement lest the companies and underwriters face a subsequent claim from the ...

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Opinions – 10/24/11: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Criminal Procedure Waiver of Miranda rights BOTTOM LINE: Where defendant did not unequivocally invoke his right to counsel, he waived his Miranda rights and, therefore, the statement defendant made during his custodial interrogation by police was admissible at trial. CASE: ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court of Maryland: 8/22/11

Civil Procedure Motion to unseal documents BOTTOM LINE: Defendant’s motion to unseal the entire docket in a qui tam action filed against it was granted because the documents in the file did not contain confidential investigative techniques or substantive details ...

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Law digest: 8/15/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Contract Law, Waiver of conditions precedent: A party may waive, by its actions or statements, a condition precedent in a contract, even when that contract has a non-waiver clause; however, whether defendant’s actions amounted to a ...

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Opinions – 8/15/11: Maryland Court of Appeals

Contract Law Waiver of conditions precedent BOTTOM LINE: A party may waive, by its actions or statements, a condition precedent in a contract, even when that contract has a non-waiver clause; however, whether defendant’s actions amounted to a waiver was ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court of Maryland: 5/2/11

Civil Procedure Motion to close action BOTTOM LINE: Defendant’s motion to administratively close plaintiffs’ action and terminate it with prejudice was granted; termination was not premature because the district court had resolved plaintiffs’ two pending motions. CASE: In re Alger, ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 4/18/11

Contract Law Guarantor BOTTOM LINE: Where managing member of professional limited liability company signed as guarantor of a credit agreement between the company and the lender, the clear language of the agreement showed that the guaranty was made in a ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court, Maryland: 4/11/11

Contract Law Breach of warranty BOTTOM LINE: Where written contracts included a warranty to provide good-faith repair services, defendant’s motion to dismiss a breach of express warranty count was denied. CASE: Baney Corporation v. Agilysys NV, LCC, Civil Action No. ...

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