Tag Archives: Law

Investors sue over state law change

Amid an imminent deadline, a group of property investors is seeking compensation from Maryland, saying a recent change in state law has rendered their rental investments essentially worthless. Under the 2007 change, owners of “ground leases” must register their properties ...

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Trends in alternative billing

When Adam Rubin left a megafirm in New York to work with his father in Silver Spring, his surroundings weren’t the only thing he changed. After five years as an associate at O’Melveny & Myers, Rubin said, he was convinced ...

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Legal opinions – Case digest

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Law: Weapons possession sufficiency of evidence: Evidence was sufficient to sustain a weapons possession conviction because, though defendant claimed he did not know the gun was in his vehicle, it was in close proximity ...

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ADR offers options for everyone

Norman Solovoy, the chair of the alternative dispute resolution practice group at McLaughlin and Stern LLP in New York, said that “Alternative dispute resolution or ADR is an umbrella term used to describe a panoply of techniques — some well ...

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Opinions: U.S. District Court, Maryland

Civil Procedure Statute of limitations BOTTOM LINE: The plaintiffs’ lawsuit, which alleged that the defendants’ fraudulent acts had caused a third party to sue the plaintiffs, was barred by the statute of limitations because the third party’s lawsuit put the ...

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Jury awards $1.1M for lacerated bile duct

A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $1.1 million to an elderly Essex woman who suffered internal injuries during surgery to remove her gallbladder. After a three-day trial, the jury of four women and two men deliberated an hour on ...

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