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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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Applying Maryland’s Cap on Non-Economic Damages in Survival and Wrongful Death Actions

Last month, the Court of Special Appeals rejected a tortfeasor’s argument that damages awarded in a survival action and in a wrongful death action should be aggregated before Maryland’s non-economic damages cap is applied.

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Relevance of Doctor's Credentials (or lack thereof) in Malpractice Action

According to a recent court decision, a doctor's medical credentials may be relevant when he's on the witness stand -- but not when he's been sued for malpractice?

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Jurors Must Know That The Law Is The Law

 

“Juries decide facts, Judges decide law” seems so basic, it is hard to believe that up until 1980, Maryland juries were told otherwise.   

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