Charities Liable Only to Extent of Liability Insurance

Baltimore Personal Injury lawyer discussion about the common law immunity from tort liability for charitable organization. Maryland law states that a charitable organization can avoid liability for a tort such as negligence that causes  injuries to a third party based on the trust fund theory. The latter theory follows the tenet that a charitable organization’s

Abuse of Discovery Process in a Products Liability Case results in Attorneys Fees Against Defendant

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND RYAN W. POOLE, by his mother * and next friend, BARBARA ELLIOTT * CIVIL NO. WMN-98-280 V. * TEXTRON, INC., ET AL. * MEMORANDUM OPINION I. INTRODUCTION This is a product liability case in which the plaintiff, Ryan W. Poole (“Poole”), has sued Textron,

Grinage v Mylan Pharmaceuticals -Federal law pre-empts state law tort action that creates liability for generic manufacturers who fail to take independent action to change their labels.

1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MARYLAND : BEATRICE GRINAGE, as Personal : Representative of Aaron Grinage, Deceased : : v. : Civil No. CCB-11-1436 : MYLAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. : : : MEMORANDUM Beatrice Grinage (“Grinage” or “plaintiff”) brought this action against Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and its parent company Mylan,

Federal Tort Claims Act – Federal Government Liability for Torts of its Employees During the Course of Employment

If you are involved with an incident where the potentially negligent party is a federal employee then you are compelled to follow the strict guidelines of the Federal Tort Claims Act. This act is uncle sam’s permission for you to sue the federal government in certain instances. The application of the FTCA is reviewed in