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Emerging Trends in Lawsuits Against Real Estate Professionals
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The current real estate market has caused an increase in activity for real estate professionals.  With this increase in activity, there has also been an increase in litigation against real estate agents, brokers, appraisers, home inspectors, mortgage specialists and other real estate professionals across the country. The trends in lawsuits against real estate professionals and the ways in which real estate professionals can guard against such claims are covered herein.

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Insurer Does Not Have a Duty to Defend Insured when Allegations in the Complaint are Intentional, Criminal Conduct Under E&O Policy
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A recent decision by the Appeals Court of Massachusetts held that an insurer did not have a duty to defend its insured despite that claims of negligence were asserted in the underlying complaint.

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Past Articles

Estate Tax Changes Under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Effective January 1, 2018, the federal estate tax underwent a massive overhaul with the Tax Cuts…

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SEC’s 2018 Examination Priorities List Compliance Issues to Avoid for Financial Advisory Firms

The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (“OCIE”) published its…

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Maryland Healthy Working Families Act: Employer Best Practices to Avoid Traps for the Unwary

The Maryland General Assembly voted to override Governor Hogan’s veto of the sick and safe…

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Increasing Risk of Data Breaches Prompt New Legal Requirements for Maryland Businesses

Although recent data breaches involving large corporations such as Equifax, eBay, Target and Yahoo…

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GOP Tax Bill Proposes Estate Tax Repeal…Hooray?

On November 2, the GOP released its tax reform bill, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H. R. 1),…

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