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  • In Maryland, What Harms Are Personal Injury Victims Compensated For?
    In Maryland, What Harms Are Personal Injury Victims Compensated For?

    By: Allan M. Siegel In Maryland personal injury trials, juries have to consider various elements when determining the amount of compensation for an injured victim. See Maryland Civil Pattern Jury ...

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  • Officials Cite Gas Leak as Cause of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion, Fire
    Officials Cite Gas Leak as Cause of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion, Fire

    By: Allan M. Siegel Federal and local officials held a press conference Friday morning to provide an update into their investigation of an August 10 th explosion and fire at a Silver Spring apartment ...

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  • Silver Spring Apartment Explosion and Fire Leaves 2 Dead, 34 Injured
    Silver Spring Apartment Explosion and Fire Leaves 2 Dead, 34 Injured

    By: Allan M. Siegel An explosion and fire at a Silver Spring, Maryland apartment building on August 10 has left at least two people dead and 34 injured. Montgomery County officials have not determined ...

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  • Maryland Now Holds Adult Hosts of Underage Drinking Parties Liable for Guest Injuries
    Maryland Now Holds Adult Hosts of Underage Drinking Parties Liable for Guest Injuries

    By: Allan M. Siegel Maryland’s highest court has held adults who hold underage drinking parties can now be held civilly liable for the injuries of intoxicated guests. This would cover injuries such as ...

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  • Second Deadly Bicycle Accident at Same Crosswalk in Less Than One Year
    Second Deadly Bicycle Accident at Same Crosswalk in Less Than One Year

    By: Allan M. Siegel In less than one year, two bicyclists have been fatally struck by automobiles at the intersection of Veirs Mills Road and Turkey Branch Parkway in Rockville, Maryland. On Sunday ...

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