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Law digest: 8/22/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Contract Law, Breach of actuarial contract: Defendant breached contracts to provide actuarial services to plaintiff by repeatedly misinterpreting a data code associated with survivors’ benefits, entitling plaintiff to recover lost contributions and lost interest on those ...

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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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Law digest: 8/8/11

COURT OF APPEALS Bankruptcy Law, Repossession: A creditor may repossess a car when a debtor has filed bankruptcy and failed to reaffirm the indebtedness if the creditor elected Credit Grantor Closed End Credit Provisions of the Commercial Law Article to ...

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Law digest: 8/1/11

COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Jurisdiction of Maryland Insurance Administration: The Maryland Insurance Administration possesses primary jurisdiction over plaintiff’s claim that defendant overcharged him for title insurance, and, therefore, plaintiff must pursue his claim initially through an administrative adjudication process. ...

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Law digest: 7/25/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Disclosure of internal records: Records of a police department internal investigation were “personnel records” under the Public Information Act and, thus, mandatorily exempt from disclosure by the custodian of records, even to the county ...

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Law digest: 7/11/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Withdrawal of election to review: Once the District Council of Prince George’s County elects to review a decision, it is not permitted to withdraw that election and it must hold a hearing on the ...

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Law digest: 6/27/11

COURT OF APPEALS Administrative Law, Police disability benefits: Special disability benefits were properly denied to state police trooper who was diagnosed with major depressive disorder as a result of disciplinary administrative proceedings instituted against him following his knowing failure to ...

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Law digest: 6/13/11

COURT OF APPEALS Constitutional Law, Waiver of counsel: Because the defendant was not informed of the range of allowable punishments for the charges against him, including applicable enhanced penalties, his waiver of counsel was invalid. Lopez v. State, No. 24, ...

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