The legal basis for any civil lawsuit is the answer to the question of “who is at fault.” While that may certainly seem to be a simple question, it is in finding the answer where civil law has rightfully earned its reputation for complexity. A recent lawsuit filed against a casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland … Read morePlacing blame is easy, finding fault is not
MacDonald Law Group Attorneys, Neil J. MacDonald and Maria E. Flaks are recognized in the January 2019 edition of Maryland’s Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. MacDonald is designated a “Super Lawyer” in the primary practice field of product liability defense. Ms. Flaks is honored as a “Rising Star”, also in the area of product liability defense. Thomson Reuters … Read moreMacDonald Law Group Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers!
In an era of homeowners more frequently renting out their homes for short-term vacationers, the question of how to categorize the relationship between the homeowner and the renter has arisen. The Virginia Supreme Court recently evaluated that issue in Haynes-Garrett v. Dunn, No. 171055, 2018 Va. LEXIS 131 (Oct. 4, 2018), and held that, based … Read moreVirginia Supreme Court Imposes Only Limited Duties on Owners for Short-Term Premises Rentals; Holds No Duty to Maintain a Safe Condition Applies to Areas Within the Renters’ Control
One thing attorneys are educated on in law school is that the language of the law is something unique unto itself. consider the terms “mass tort” and “class action.” You may have heard of both and appreciate that they describe types of lawsuits often brought for pursuing personal injury claims. Indeed, many readers may think … Read moreMass Torts v. Class Actions