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Scott MacMullan
Sep 10, 2015

Some Ocean City legal “Seacrets” through the years

Even in paradise, the possibility of legal action is not that far away.

Aug 19, 2015

Seacrets reaches settlement with patron in trip-and-fall case

A settlement has been reached between an Ocean City bar and a Pennsylvania man who sued for injuries he allegedly sustained by tripping over equipment on the stage in 2011. Lester M. Bender sough more than $5 million in damages from Seacrets and Michael Beatty, also known as DJ Batman, according to a complaint filed […]

May 30, 2013

Seacrets bottles its honey mustard sauce

Seacrets, a Jamaican-themed entertainment complex in Ocean City that claims to draw 800,000 visitors a year, has bottled its own honey mustard sauce for sale in more than 150 Giant Food stores in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and Washington, D.C.

Jan 28, 2013

Jury: Seacrets not liable for rape

An Ocean City bar should not be held liable for a rape that occurred in its parking lot, a federal jury decided Monday.

Jan 23, 2013

Jury gets Seacrets case

A case in which a woman is suing an Ocean City bar after she was raped in its parking lot is in the jury’s hands.

Jan 17, 2013

Defense presents case in lawsuit over assault of ejected Seacrets patron

A former employee at an Ocean City bar testified Thursday that he would not have tried to reunite an ejected patron with her friends because the woman was kicked out during the bar’s peak summer season.

Jan 14, 2013

Suit against Seacrets gets underway

A trial over an Ocean City bar’s liability for a rape that occurred in its parking lot began Monday with the plaintiff’s attorney arguing that the bar failed to take reasonable precautions, while the bar’s lawyer argued the “horrible” incident was not the result of any negligence on its part.

Jan 9, 2013

Ejected patron seeks to hold Seacrets liable for assault

A woman who alleges that an Ocean City bar should be held liable for a rape that occurred in its parking lot will have her day in court next week.

Jun 7, 2012

Back to the beach for the MSBA’s Annual Meeting

As I’ve written in early June the last two years, it’s once again time for the MSBA Annual Meeting in Ocean City. While many of the events remain the same (Welcome Reception, President’s Reception, New Judges Meet-and-Greet), this unofficial start of summer always provides new and entertaining programming for all attendees. Topics that will be […]

Dec 4, 2011

Seacrets wins $265K trademark verdict

Popular Ocean City nightclub Seacrets has won a $265,036 jury verdict against a Pennsylvania company that operates a chain of Caribbean hotels under the name “Secrets.” The verdict stemmed from a 2008 lawsuit filed by The Coryn Group II LLC, which operates AMR Resorts and whose portfolio of holdings includes the Secrets hotels. The lawsuit […]

Jul 8, 2011

The Daily Record News Quiz: July 4 – July 8

Have you been keeping up with The Daily Record’s news this week? Take our 10-question weekly news quiz in this fun, interactive feature. Leave a comment below and tell us how many questions you got right!

Jul 8, 2011

Top 5: ‘Losing them is a tragedy’

Racing will return to Rosecroft Raceway this fall and plans that will soon be presented for renovations at Power Plant will include a new spot for Phillips Seafood restaurant. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Racing commission votes 7-1 to return racing to Rosecroft – by Rachel Bernstein The Maryland […]

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