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Court vacates $500K economic damages award in adult child’s death

A $1 million verdict for the mother of a 22-year-old woman who died was cut in half by an appellate court last week after the judges determined there was insufficient evidence to support the economic damages award. A Baltimore city jury ...

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Md. high court declines to address ‘parent-child immunity’

Maryland’s top court on Tuesday declined to decide whether the prohibition on minor children suing their parents survives the child’s death and bars a youngster’s estate from suing a parent for wrongful death. The Court of Appeals’ refusal to address ...

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Md. high court addresses breadth of ‘parent-child immunity’ doctrine

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court grappled Friday with whether the prohibition on minor children suing their parents survives the child’s death, thus barring a youngster’s estate from suing a parent for wrongful death. The Court of Appeals addressed the breadth ...

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Does parents’ immunity from children’s suits apply to wrongful death?

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s top court will consider whether the general prohibition on minor children suing their parents survives the child’s death, thus barring a youngster’s estate from suing a parent for wrongful death. The Court of Appeals this week agreed ...

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Love family relinquishes claim on killer’s insurance policy in $30M lawsuit

The family of Yeardley Love no longer believe it is entitled to her killer’s family homeowners’ insurance policy in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit, but George Huguely V continues to argue the insurance company must cover him. Sharon Love, the ...

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