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Punishing an Employer for the Acts of a Dishonest Employee

May punitive damages be entered against an employer whose employee engaged in dishonest acts?  In the view of the Maryland Court of Appeals, if the employee acted within the scope of his employment when he did so, the answer is – Yes.

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Winning Only Half The Battle: Liability Without Damages

In a lead paint trial earlier this month, a Baltimore City jury found a defendant landlord negligent, but declined to award damages to the plaintiffs. 

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A Crash Course in Distracted Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration describes distracted driving as a “dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways.”  Combating this epidemic are a group of Howard County high school students.

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CAUTION: Student Driver | CAUTION: Careless Driving Instructor

While with his driving instructor, a student driver is involved in an auto accident.  May the driving instructor be responsible?  In Maryland, the answer is found in the 1970 decision of Greenway v. Graft.

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Buckle Up for Your Turkey Trot

Happy Thanksgiving!  And if you are traveling on the highway this holiday, be sure to buckle up.

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