Contract Law Waiver of conditions precedent BOTTOM LINE: 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 waiver was ...Read More »
Plaintiffs suing cities and counties in Maryland must affirmatively state in their complaints that they have satisfied the statutory 180-day notice requirement of their intent to file a claim. Failure to do so will result in the dismissal of their ...Read More »
Criminal Procedure Probable cause BOTTOM LINE: Where police officers did not have probable cause to believe that defendant was in possession of controlled substances or drug paraphernalia found in a lockbox in an apartment he was visiting, the trial court ...Read More »
The courthouse doors are closed to an alleged victim of childhood lead-paint poisoning who failed to notify the Housing Authority of Baltimore City within 180 days after being diagnosed with an elevated blood lead level, a Maryland appeals court has ...
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Maryland’s top court affirmed a $5 million judgment for a man who was falsely arrested and imprisoned for the murder of his estranged wife and was not released for eight months. Monday’s decision by the Court of Appeals establishes that ...Read More »
A Prince Frederick woman won a $3.1 million verdict last week following a car accident that left her severely injured, but she likely will not receive more than $50,000. An off-duty police officer hit Carlisa Kent, 45, in 2008 while ...Read More »