Puppy Lemon Law: The Business of Unhealthy Pets

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Bringing a new pet into your home and your family can be a big deal. Between vet care, maintenance, cost, and getting the little guy acclimated, it can be downright overwhelming. With all that stress, expense, and emotional attachment, you want to make the right choice for you and your family. You want to be...

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

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Two new federal laws take effect April 1, 2020. Both were created in response to the Covid-19 threat on March 18, 2020. Both provide significant new protections for employees. And, predictably, both are confusing and unclear! Our firm does not handle employment law cases, but since these laws are of great interest to many of...

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Insurance You Need (And Some You Don’t)

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 9 minutes

Do you really know what insurance you need to cover you? Do you know what level of coverage will properly protect you? What if caused a car accident and the other person sued you? What if another person with no insurance (or too little insurance) caused an accident that injured you? What if your house...

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No New Year’s Resolutions

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Should you make a budget and track all of your spending to make sure you follow it? Sure, but is making a New Years resolution really going to make you do it? Probably just the opposite. Almost all New Year’s resolutions fail in the first few months of the year.  My New Years resolution each...

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Surviving Jury Duty

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 5 minutes

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At some point in their lives, every Maryland resident can expect to receive a letter in the mail summoning them to jury duty. Nobody likes having to do it, and no one thinks too much about it until they’re called. Well, what do you do now? In this post, we will explain everything you need...

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Are Private Zoos Legal In Maryland?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Could your neighbor run a private zoo in their backyard, like Tiger King, or like the one in Ohio that made national news? (Note: This post references a major news story from 2011 where an Ohio man owned a bunch of lions & tigers in his private zoo, and he released them before committing suicide....

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Drones vs Landowners – What Can You Do?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 5 minutes

What are the rights of Maryland landowners if a drone flies over your property? What laws do drone operators have to abide by in Maryland? We will tell you what you need to know. I had a drone flying over my property not long ago. I thought it was sort of cool and unique at...

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Can You Record Phone Calls in Maryland?

by Tucker Clagett | Posted in Civil Law & Consumer | Reading Time: 6 minutes

With all the technology we have at our disposal these days it seems that video and audio recording has become normal. In fact, it seems like our entire lives are being recorded in video or audio form. This may lead you to believe that it is perfectly legal to record another person on a phone...

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