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

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 6, 2012
in Legal News

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
James M. Connolly
Jim Connolly has applied his understanding of complex litigation, insurance claims and real estate transaction...
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on December 4, 2012
in Legal News

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.

The "Seacret" is Out: Trademark Infringement

Posted by Irwin R. Kramer
Irwin R. Kramer
A former professor of Evidence Law and Civil Procedure, Irwin Kramer continues to teach opposing counsel lesso...
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on May 1, 2012
in Business Law

Sometimes, David really can beat Goliath in court. At least, when the slingshot hits the core of trademark infringement.

Road Rage Takes the Stage ... in Court

Posted by Irwin R. Kramer
Irwin R. Kramer
A former professor of Evidence Law and Civil Procedure, Irwin Kramer continues to teach opposing counsel lesso...
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on April 23, 2012
in Auto Accident Law

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?