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Tag Archives: worker’s compensation

Court upholds award for former Redskin

A former Washington Redskins punter who suffered a career-ending back injury during a preseason practice in 2005 can collect workers’ compensation from the team under Maryland law, the state’s intermediate appellate court ruled Monday. The Court of Special Appeals decision ...

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Case Digest: 12/27/10

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction, where the attorney misrepresented that he initiated lawsuits on behalf of clients, made inappropriate transfers of client funds, and misused clients’ funds held in the firm’s escrow account ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Workers’ Compensation Coverage of nonresident employee BOTTOM LINE: A nonresident injured employee of a subcontractor was covered under the workers’ compensation policy of the general contractor, pursuant to an endorsement in the policy. CASE: Zurich ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Special Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS Criminal Procedure, Plea agreements: Where judge rejected binding plea agreement and then transferred defendant’s case to another judge for trial, second judge properly refused to reconsider the plea agreement because a defendant has no right to ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Appeals

Banking Law Credit Agreement Act BOTTOM LINE: The statute of frauds provision in the Maryland Credit Agreement Act did not bar consideration of whether borrowers’ counterclaims, alleging negligence, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty, were sufficient grounds to open, modify, ...

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Law digest: November 22, 2010

Banking Law, Credit Agreement Act: The circuit court may consider borrowers’ allegations of negligence, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty as grounds to open, modify or vacate the confessed judgment entered against them. Pease v. Wachovia SBA Lending, Inc., No. ...

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Trial nerves

My next jury trial is Tuesday—it’s a rather simple workers’ compensation appeal that, by all accounts, should be finished in a day. The employer and the insurer, appellants to the Commission’s order, put their medical expert on video months ago, ...

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