Quantcast

Tag Archives: Labor & Employment

Law digest – 7/23/12

COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Jury instructions: The circuit court erred by refusing to submit the charge of fourth-degree burglary to the jury, where the evidence was legally sufficient for defendant to be convicted of either third-degree burglary or ...

Read More »

Law digest – 7/16/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Post-conviction relief: Defendant was not entitled to post-conviction relief to re-litigate the allegation that the trial court erred by excluding expert testimony, because that issue had already been finally litigated and cases decided after ...

Read More »

Law digest: 2/27/12

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Competency: Following the dismissal of felony charges because defendants remained incompetent after five years, their re-indictments on the same charges, as well as their continued confinement under criminal commitments based on such re-indictments, ...

Read More »

Opinions – 2/27/12: Maryland Court of Appeals

Criminal Procedure Competency BOTTOM LINE: Following the dismissal of felony charges because defendants remained incompetent after five years, their re-indictments on the same charges, as well as their continued confinement under criminal commitments based on such re-indictments, violated CP §§3–106 ...

Read More »

Opinions – 2/13/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Civil Procedure Offer of judgment BOTTOM LINE: In plaintiff’s lawsuit seeking unspecified actual damages from defendants for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Act, defendants’ offer of judgment under Federal Rule of Civil of Procedure 68, which offered plaintiff ...

Read More »

Opinions – 1/30/12: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Insurance Determination of pre-disability earnings BOTTOM LINE: In calculating the amount of pre-disability pay to determine a physician’s eligibility for long-term disability benefits, the plan administrator reasonably deducted the same extraordinary and start-up costs the physician had deducted on his ...

Read More »

Law digest – 1/30/12

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Telecommunications, PSC’s duty to ensure quality: The Public Service Commission acted within its discretion in approving an incentive-based Alternative Form of Regulation as part of a settlement of six complaints about Verizon’s telecommunications service; and the ...

Read More »