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Md. Court of Appeals: Denied arbitration motions cannot be immediately appealed

Court of Appeals

Businesses cannot appeal a judge’s refusal to compel arbitration of a lawsuit that is pending in a separate legal filing until that litigation ends, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday in a victory for consumers. The Court of Appeals’ 5-2 decision ...

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Department of Health and Mental Hygiene alleges that the juvenile court ordered DHMH to provide specific services to Dustin after he turned 21, at which point Dustin would no longer be subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, exceeding the authorization granted to the juvenile court. After reviewing the purported final judgment, we must conclude that this Court lacks the power to resolve any of those issues as there was no final order from which an appeal could be taken.

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