35 Years Jail Time for Unlicensed Home Improvement Contractor?

In the case of State v. Manion, an unlicensed home improvement contractor was given a sentence by the trial court of 65 years with 30 years suspended for taking deposits from homeowners, not performing work and lying about his credentials (among other things). The decision was overturned by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals which indicated that there was not enough evidence of intent. The […]

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Paramount Equity Resurfaces

“Piercing the corporate veil” or pursuing an individual for the debt of a corporation or LLC is very hard to do. This is the case even when that individual is responsible for running and deriving profit from that corporation or LLC. However, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals may have made it a bit easier. It has ruled that, where there is no allegation of […]

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Do Not Settle Without Providing Required Notice to Uninsured Motorist Carrier

The amount of automobile insurance coverage that a Maryland driver is absolutely required to have is very small. Frankly, minimum insurance coverage is inadequate in the event of serious injuries or death. Therefore, a savvy car owner will make sure that he has obtained a substantial amount of uninsured/under-insured coverage. However, in order to obtain uninsured/under-insured benefits, an injured party must proceed carefully. In the […]

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