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Govt urges appeals court to uphold health care law

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday that health care reforms should be upheld in the courts because the costs of the uninsured are a burden on interstate commerce. In arguments filed in a federal appeals court in Atlanta, the ...

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Bethesda-based Coventry Health Care 1Q profit climbs 13 percent

BETHESDA — Health insurer Coventry Health Care Inc. said Friday its first-quarter profit climbed 13 percent, as premiums increased along with commercial fully insured enrollment, and the company raised its 2011 earnings forecast. But analysts, on average, already expected earnings ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 4/25/11 (access required)

Contracts Tolling during arbitration BOTTOM LINE: Unless specified by the parties, a contract containing an arbitration clause does not toll the statute of limitations on a claim for breach, nor does it affect the time at which the cause of ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 4/18/11 (access required)

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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Law digest: 3/21/11 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Continuance of trial: 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 ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court: 3/14/11 (access required)

Consumer Protection Debt collection BOTTOM LINE: Defendant acted as a debt collector in the State of Maryland without a license and unlawfully filed lawsuits against plaintiffs as part of its debt collection practices, in violation of the Fair Debt Collection ...

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Law digest: 3/14/11 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Continuance of trial: 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 ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Appeals: 3/14/11 (access required)

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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Battle begins over health care insurance exchange (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – Business interests argued Tuesday for a slimmed-down version of a public health care insurance exchange proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley to bring the state in line with the federal health care overhaul passed last year. “We have an ...

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