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  • Maryland Passes Bill to Change Liability for Pit Bull Bites
    Maryland Passes Bill to Change Liability for Pit Bull Bites

    By: Ira Sherman In early March, the Maryland Senate unanimously passed a bill that overhauls the current status of Pit Bull liability in the state of Maryland. In June of 2012, we wrote about Tracy v. ...

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  • Can a Person's Driving History Be Introduced at Trial in a Maryland Auto Accident?
    Can a Person's Driving History Be Introduced at Trial in a Maryland Auto Accident?

    Sometimes, a worried client will ask us: "I have a few speeding tickets under my belt. If we go to trial, will that be used against me?" Other times a client will ask us if we can use the defendant's ...

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  • Maryland Court Limits Use of Immigration Status in Auto Accident Cases
    Maryland Court Limits Use of Immigration Status in Auto Accident Cases

    By: Matthew Tievsky In the case of Ayala v. Lee, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals has recently ruled that when an undocumented immigrant is hurt by another person's negligence in an auto ...

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  • Florida Supreme Court Overturns 'Unconstitutional' Damages Cap in Wrongful Death Claims
    Florida Supreme Court Overturns 'Unconstitutional' Damages Cap in Wrongful Death Claims

    By: Allan M. Siegel On Thursday March 13, the Florida Supreme Court overturned a controversial law that limited noneconomic damages families could recover in wrongful death claims resulting from ...

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