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The Right to Trial by Jury in Maryland in a Civil Case: Plaintiff’s Call

Maryland’s intermediate appellate court has confirmed that the amount claimed by a plaintiff is what triggers the right to a civil trial by jury, not the amount claimed by a defendant asserting a counterclaim

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Civil Liability of Disgraced Day Care Workers

Two day care workers recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges after forcing two of their toddler-aged students to engage in a fistfight.  Could they be held civilly liable for their actions?

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The Limited Duty of Informed Consent

Earlier this month, a federal trial judge ruled that a hospital and surgery center could not be held liable for a surgeon’s alleged failure to obtain a patient’s informed consent prior to surgery.

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No Recourse for Subway Slip and Falls

The Maryland Court of Appeals holds that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is entitled to immunity from tort claims arising out of its maintenance decisions.

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A Full and Final Release of (Almost) All Claims

According to the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, an injured party’s execution of a Release of all claims may not bar a subsequent claim for underinsured motorist benefits against her own insurance company.

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