Maryland /ˈmɛrɨlənd/ is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. Maryland was the seventh state to ratify the United States Constitution, and has three occasionally used nicknames: the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State.Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, as well as one of the most densely populated states of the United States. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis.
Posts about Maryland
  • Medicare Fraud to Murder? Man who Owed Money Murdered

    … are funded with tax dollars. Your money and my money. But murder? Our story starts with Harry Crawford, the 56-year-old owner of RX Resources and Solutions (RXRS), a Baltimore, Maryland durable medical equipment supplier. RX is a big supplier of incontinence supplies. Prosecutors were able to establish that in May of 2013, Crawford loaned his “buddy…

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  • Three Advisers in Hot Water with the CFP Board

    … Three Advisers in Hot Water with the CFP Board Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9:51 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: The CFP Board found that adviser Charles Zsarnay of Toledo, Ohio,allegedly copied certain individual drivers’ licenses in violation of Ohio law and failed to promptly disclose to his firm…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 10 readers -
  • Bloomberg BNA

    … set shifts, earn a fixed hourly wage, and lose the ability to drive with other ride-sharing apps as well as the personal flexibility they most value.” In two other potential class actions, Uber drivers were told to arbitrate claims on worker classification. A Maryland driver could not proceed in court with a proposed class action because she…

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  • Ship Out

    … a Florida federal court yesterday to invalidate four vehicle-tracking patents held by Shipping & Transit, as well as to find violations of Maryland Commercial Law. Perhaps Shipping and Transit has shipped out one letter too many this time. The post Ship Out appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 10 readers -
  • Westminster Investment Advisor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Scheme

    …, and PFG addresses either were his home address or UPS store locations. The victims were convinced to invest all or a portion of their retirement savings, or to refinance their home mortgages and use lines of credit in order to invest the proceeds with PFG. In turn, Buck stated to the victims that they would receive a monthly payment that would…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
  • Can an Employer Force Whistleblower to Return Documents?

    … company data and information. Courts in at least five states (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina) take the opposite view. They say confidentiality agreements trump whistleblower claims. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Durkin took a slightly different approach. Largely siding with Benjamin Rine, he said Rine…

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  • Move over, Mouse over

    … No. 5,251,294, which it claimed covered “mouse over” technology. Originally filed in Texas and Delaware, the cases were transferred by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to the District of Maryland. (Note of disclosure: The original request for transfer was submitted by our firm). The ‘294 patent faired rather poorly on a reexamination…

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 13 readers -
  • “Factor Presence” Gone Wild

    …. Brohl, as a basis for use of a company’s economic presence in Alabama to subject it to sales tax collection. It fails to recognize that in the recent case of Comptroller of Maryland v. Wynne, 135 S.Ct. 1787, 1798-99, 1808-09, 191 L.Ed.2d 813 (2015), the Supreme Court cited Quill multiple times, including for the proposition that the Commerce Clause…

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  • Maryland Advisor Illegally Solicited $13 Million from Investors

    … Maryland Advisor Illegally Solicited $13 Million from Investors Posted on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 12:33 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former Maryland investment advisor, James R. Glover, has been barred by the SEC for illegally raising more than $13 million from investors in a real estate scam. Glover…

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  • Determining Fault in a Car Accident

    … “pure contributory negligence.” This means that if your actions on the road played a part in the injuries you sustained, you won’t be eligible to collect damages, even if the other party was 99 percent at fault! Alternatively, some states (California, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Mississippi, New York and others) follow “pure comparative…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 44 readers -
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