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Posted by James M. Connolly
James M. Connolly
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on April 10, 2013
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The Maryland General Assembly concluded its recent regular session without action on legislation to modify the Court of Appeals’ decision in Tracey v. Solesky holding that pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.”

Posted by Joseph G. Cleaver
Joseph G. Cleaver
As a trial associate at Kramer & Connolly, Mr. Cleaver briefed and argued motions and tried cases throughout M...
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on December 21, 2012
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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?

Posted by Joseph G. Cleaver
Joseph G. Cleaver
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on December 20, 2012
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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.

Upon Further Review: A Penalty on Maryland Sports, or Reasonable Compensation?

Posted by Joseph G. Cleaver
Joseph G. Cleaver
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on December 6, 2012
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Debates over University of Maryland’s controversial decision to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten were inflamed once news spread that UMD is now contractually obligated to pay a $52 million “exit fee” to the ACC.  But is it?

Punishing an Employer for the Acts of a Dishonest Employee

Posted by James M. Connolly
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on December 4, 2012
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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.