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In Maryland workers’ compensation claim, employer must show actual prejudice from late notice

In Melody Elste v. ISG Sparrows Point, LLC et al., ___Md. App.___, ___A.2d___(2009), Maryland’s intermediate appellate court examined when an employer is “prejudiced” by an employee’s failure to provide notice of an accidental injury within ten days of the injury’s occurrence as required by Md.… Read More
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Maryland Court of Appeals Holds That Co-Counsel Owes No Tort Duty to Referring Counsel

In Blondell v. Littlepage, No. 16, Sept. Term, 2008 (Md. March 30, 2009), the Court held that a plaintiffs’ co-counsel, who advised the clients to settle the medical malpractice claim, owed no tort duty to referring counsel. After the settlement, the referring counsel sued co-counsel, asserting negligence, fraud, brea… Read More
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