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Have You Been Charged With Parental Kidnapping?

By Hammad S. Matin |

You suffered through a nasty divorce, it’s true, but never in your wildest dreams did you imagine your ex would accuse you of kidnapping your own child!  But now you are facing serious criminal charges, and the damage to your relationship with your child may be irreparably harmed.  What do you do now?  The… Read More »

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Premises Liability After A Physical Attack

By Hammad S. Matin |

Imagine this hypothetical situation: on a pleasant evening after work, you and a few colleagues stop by a local tavern for a few drinks after work.  After a period of time, there is a verbal altercation between some of the patrons, and one of them seems to think you have something to do with… Read More »

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Wrongful Arrests And Convictions In Maryland

By Hammad S. Matin |

17 years.  That’s how long David Morris spent in prison after being found guilty of felony murder based primarily on eyewitness testimony that was ultimately proven to be wrong.  The exoneration is no doubt welcomed by Morris and his family and supporters; but those 17 years can never be redeemed. The Case Against Morris … Read More »

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Medical Malpractice: Opioids

By Hammad S. Matin |

The opioid epidemic has been well documented across the country.  More and more, we are hearing about lawsuits against prescribing physicians who recklessly lead patients to addiction, and sometimes even overdose. Case in Point  One important case involved Dr. George Blatti, who is accused of prescribing opiates to patients he’d never met, or, in… Read More »

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When Juveniles Are Charged With Violent Crimes

By Hammad S. Matin |

As the parent of a child who has been involved in the criminal justice system, you know what it’s like to be fearful of a future in which your child is behind bars.  If the charges involved particularly violent activity, you have the added worry that the case could be moved into the adult… Read More »

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Recompense For Scaffolding Accidents

By Hammad S. Matin |

Buildings are going up everywhere in Maryland. Construction is a boom industry—but it’s not without its hazards.  Sadly, far too many accidents involving scaffolding lead to serious injuries or death.  If you or a loved one is one of the unlucky victims of a scaffolding accident, a local experienced personal injury attorney may be… Read More »

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How Criminal Defendants Can Help Themselves

By Hammad S. Matin |

Anyone who is facing criminal charges can attest to the fact that it is a frightening, unpredictable, and intimidating experience. Sometimes the accused are so off balance due to their situation that they make foolish mistakes that put their futures in peril. If you are charged with criminal activity, you should know that you… Read More »

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Who Is Liable For Children’s Injuries After Signing A Waiver?

By Hammad S. Matin |

Many kids these days participate in local sports leagues, classes, or regional teams. As parents, we sign ‘em up, sign the papers, and look forward to cheering them on as they practice and compete, building their skills and developing confidence along the way. But when an injury occurs, the focus shifts from supporting our… Read More »

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Facing Criminal Charges: Should You Accept A Plea Deal?

By Hammad S. Matin |

If you’ve been arrested and charged with criminal activity, you are likely concerned about what the future holds. If you’re like most people in this situation, chances are your case will never make it to court.  That’s because well over 90 percent of criminal cases—whether state or federal charges are involved—are settled out of… Read More »

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Dealing With Road Rage

By Hammad S. Matin |

About 80 percent of drivers report that they’ve experienced frustration, and even anger, behind the wheel.  If you’re one of them, you’ve likely at least considered flipping off another driver, yelling at them, or employing tactics on the road to annoy other motorists.  But did you know that in the course of a given… Read More »

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