Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: statute of limitations

High court rules that insurance cause of action begins at denial (access required)

General Motors Wrongful Death

Motorists injured in a crash and denied underinsured motorist coverage by their own carrier have three years from the date of denial to sue their underwriter, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Monday. The Court of Appeals rejected an insurance company’s ...

Read More »

Court overturns $45M award to landfill firm in Harford Co. dispute (access required)

A Maryland appeals court has overturned a $45 million jury award to a company that has battled Harford County for nearly 30 years over the right to use its property as a rubble landfill. The state’s intermediate court ruled that ...

Read More »

Senate panel kills bill to end time limit on child abuse suits (access required)

ANNAPOLIS – By the slimmest of margins, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Wednesday killed House-passed legislation to eliminate the statute of limitations on lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse. The panel’s 5-5 vote ensures that Maryland’s current statute permitting suits ...

Read More »

Md. high court: Claims against unlicensed lenders have 12-year deadline (access required)

Alleged victims of unlicensed lenders have 12 years to file suit after suffering injury instead of the usual three in civil litigation, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled. The Court of Appeals said the Maryland Consumer Loan Law’s licensing requirement ...

Read More »

Kavanaugh’s accuser waited years to come forward. Does that undercut her claim? (access required)

That issue of delayed reporting – and the legal complexities attached to it – could lie at the heart of the examination of an assault allegation leveled against Brett M. Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court.

Read More »