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
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?
Accidents happen. And, when they do, a negligence case can help you recover for pain and suffering, medical bills and other “compensatory damages.” But, what if the collision wasn’t exactly an “accident”? Can you get more?