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Tag Archives: Motor torts

MANAL KIRIAKOS v. BRANDON PHILLIPS

Appellant was badly injured after being struck by a car driven by an intoxicated eighteen-year-old. Appellee allegedly provided alcohol to the underaged driver. The circuit court granted summary judgment for appellee on the grounds that Maryland does not hold social hosts liable for the injuries caused by their intoxicated guests

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PATRICIA MAREK v. OLGA CARBALLO, ET AL.

1. Whether the circuit court erred in admitting testimony that appellant underwent a neuropsychological evaluation for the purpose of obtaining disability benefits through the Social Security Administration. 2. Whether the circuit court erred in declining to give a jury instruction on susceptibility.

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AUGUSTINE F. FORKWAR v. J&J LOGISTICS, INC.

Forkwar’s only claim of fraud was the alleged perjury of the J&J president that Mahdi was not working for J&J at the time of the accident, and that this claim is intrinsic fraud that does not permit the reopening of the judgment. Progressive contends that there is nothing close to extrinsic fraud in this case, such as an attempt to keep Forkwar or his counsel from investigating the facts of the case, and that Forkwar could have at least attempted to depose Mahdi to obtain evidence that he was operating the vehicle on behalf of J&J.

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