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Impairment of Collateral and Overpayment Defenses Upheld

In Lumbermens Mutual Casualty v. United States, the Court of Federal Claims entered a substantial judgment in favor of a Read More >>

International Commercial Arbitration

Published in the Maryland Bar Journal Volume XLIII, Number 4, July/August, 2010. Imagine your client, a United States based engineering company, Read More >>

Which Court Decides,Federal v. State? Jurisdiction Over Legal Malpractice Claims Arising From Patents

In order to prove a claim of legal malpractice, a plaintiff, no differently than in other cases alleging negligence, must Read More >>

Estate Planning Law: Reverse Mortgages

A reverse mortgage or Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) is not new, but it is something that you may have Read More >>

Viewpoints Article: Spring 2009

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Maryland’s Employment Discrimination Law Remedies to Be Expanded – Employers Get Ready!!!

Article 49B of the Maryland Code prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion,sex, national oigin, age,disability,marital status,sexual Read More >>

Origins and Characteristics of Navigation and Trading Warranties

Trading Warranties (also called Navigation limits) can be found in almost every marine insurance policy. A typical yacht policy navigation warranty Read More >>

Marine Insurance and the Doctrine of Uberrimae Fidei

While Latin is often referred to as a “dead language” it is still alive and well in the ancient principles Read More >>

“Special Compensation” Saves the Day: Salvage of the F/V Lindsey Jeanette

In my Article in the June/July 1999 issue of this Newsletter I discussed the “Special Compensation” that is now available Read More >>

Co-Salvage: How to Slice the Pie

In many cases salvage operations are a cooperative venture conducted by more than one Salvor. Salvors may work together at Read More >>