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Tag Archives: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

Lead-paint lawsuit against housing authority dismissed

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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Court of Appeals orders new lead-paint trial

The judge presiding over a lead-paint poisoning trial should not have told the jury that the tenant had a duty to keep the property “in a clean and sanitary condition,” Maryland’s highest court held Monday. The Court of Appeals ordered ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 5/23/11

Contracts Life insurance BOTTOM LINE: Under the mailbox rule, a lapsed life insurance policy was reinstated where the insured directed his bank to electronically pay the premiums three days prior to his death, even though at the time of the ...

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Law digest: 5/23/11

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who assisted the children of an incompetent person in the execution and recording of forged and fraudulent documents. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Coppola, ...

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Parties fight over proposed housing development on Druid Ridge Cemetery

A séance of sorts involving Druid Ridge Cemetery was performed Monday at the Court of Appeals. Rather than conjuring spirits, however, lawyers summoned their interpretations of century-old documents in a battle over a proposed housing development on a portion of ...

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Opinions – Maryland Court of Special Appeals: 5/2/11

Commercial Law Credit Services Business Act BOTTOM LINE: Company in the business of income tax return preparation which arranged a refund anticipation loan for a client from a third party lender was not a “credit services business” subject to the ...

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