Linda Carter (not the famous actress) sued the State of Maryland after allegedly being electrocuted in the Baltimore City courthouse. Ms. Carter had a Medtronic neurostimulator implanted in the middle of her back to alleviate her back pain injuries. She claimed that courthouse metal detectors caused her to be electrocuted when she passed through them […]

Magistrate Judge Stephanie Gallagher of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland recently held that a woman who fell in a display boat at a boat show has established a sufficient claim to proceed to trial. In the case of Schneider v. Ed’s Marine Superstore, Inc., a woman was injured when she […]

The case of Cofield v. The City of Baltimore involved allegations of police brutality (assault, false arrest, false imprisonment, etc.). However, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed the case largely because the Plaintiff waited too long to file it. The court held that both the state and federal claims were […]

In the tragic case of Davis v. Board of Education, a 13-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing street to board school bus. A jury found that the bus driver negligently caused the child’s wrongful death by failing to stop on the side of the road where the child lived, as […]

In the case of Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. Stokes, a stop sign at the intersection of North Mount Street and Edmondson Avenue had fallen down. The drivers of two vehicles suffered injuries in an accident which occurred after the stop sign fell. Among other things, the Court of Special Appeals held that […]

Have you been injured in, gotten sick on or had an accident in a cruise ship? Do you believe that the cruise ship company was responsible for your illness or injuries? Have you looked at your ticket? Do you even have a copy of your ticket? Tickets are very important in cruise ship negligence cases. […]