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Coronavirus may trigger ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts, attorneys say

Timothy Maloney argued that the family of a man shot by police should get the $11.5 million a jury awarded, not the $400,000 permitted under a cap on damages (Daily Record photo/file)

Supply chain disruptions, closures and cancellations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus have attorneys fielding calls from clients wondering what their rights and responsibilities are under contracts that are affected by the situation. Many contracts have “force majeure” ...

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Insys bankruptcy could complicate some Md. opioid cases

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said the Maryland Court of Appeals’ erroneous ruling struck down a state agency’s valid determination that a convicted human trafficker must register because his victim was a child. (File photo)

Insys Therapeutics’ decision to declare bankruptcy last week won’t halt Maryland’s administrative charges against the opioid manufacturer but could affect lawsuits by cities and counties currently pending in state and federal court. Insys, which manufactures the opioid spray Subsys, filed ...

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