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Recent Articles

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

Changes in 2018 Maryland Condominium and HOA Laws

Several changes in Maryland condominium and HOA laws will affect the operation of condo and homeowners…

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New Standards Under Maryland’s Public Adjuster Act

Maryland has implemented new standards for public adjusters that will be applied and enforced by…

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Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals Observes Key Distinctions Between Examinations Under Oath and De

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals observed in Dolan v. Kemper Independence Ins. Co.…

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How Financial Advisors Can Avoid Compliance Failures: A Review of SEC 2018 Examination Priorities

Financial advisors can get clues about regulators’ top concerns by looking at the SEC’s…

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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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