Daily Archives: July 20, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Jury Awards by Sylvia Hsieh  
Editor’s Choice: Jury Awards Edition

Doctor who pulled too hard on baby’s head liable for $21 million An obstetrician accused of pulling too hard on a baby’s head during delivery is liable for $20.9 in damages for causing the baby, Tyler Arnett, to be permanently paralyzed in his left arm. However, the award will be cut drastically to only $1.5 million because of a Maryland state law that caps damages at $650,000 for pain and suffering, which made up the bulk of the award. In …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by Ted Bogosian  
Video: Know Your Rights as An Accused Noncitizen

  What happens if you are an undocumented immigrant and you get arrested? You have more rights than you think. Immigration attorney Howard Silverman explains that even undocumented immigrants have certain legal protections. If you’ve been detained you’re entitled to: Private legal representation.  Freedom from illegal search an seizure. Police must obtain a warrant or have probable cause to conduct a search of you or your property. There have been 1.1 million deportations under the Obama administration, and this trend …

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Posted 5 years ago in by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Home & The Law’ Newsletter

Do You Need a Residential Real Estate Broker? You aren’t required to use a residential real estate broker when buying, selling or leasing a home, but you should consider it. The decision to use a broker is a personal one. It depends on how much free time you have, your knowledge of the real estate market and the legal challenges you’ll face along the way. Find Out More…   Solving Disagreements with Your HOA Homeowners associations, or HOAs, act as …

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