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  • What is Maryland's Fetal Homicide Law?
    What is Maryland's Fetal Homicide Law?

    It may come as a surprise to learn that Maryland has a law on the books regarding fetal homicide, meaning that an unborn child can be a murder victim. While the law has been on the books since 2005, ...

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  • The Use of Pesticides and Their Long-Term Effects
    The Use of Pesticides and Their Long-Term Effects

    On August 3, 2017, a Maryland County circuit court overturned a county-wide ban on lawn and garden pesticides utilized on private property. The lifting of the ban thrills the professional landscaping ...

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  • Ex-School Aide in Maryland Faces Over 100 Counts of Child Sex Abuse
    Ex-School Aide in Maryland Faces Over 100 Counts of Child Sex Abuse

    Local Maryland news outlets reported that a former teachers’ aide and track coach in Charles County faces 119 felony counts of child sex abuse in an indictment handed down on July 30, 2017. ...

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  • Bad Papaya Crop Said to Be Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreak
    Bad Papaya Crop Said to Be Source of Recent Salmonella Outbreak

    Per a recall notice issued last week, the FDA is warning consumers to avoid eating Caribeña brand Maradol papayas from Mexico, as they have been linked to an outbreak of Salmonella . The CDC is ...

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  • Bill Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide Reintroduced in Maryland
    Bill Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide Reintroduced in Maryland

    The recent legalization of assisted suicide in California and a number of wrongful death suits have spurred support for broader end-of-life legal options for Maryland residents. A bill that would have ...

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  • Nursing Home Negligence Leads to Death of 80-Year-Old Resident
    Nursing Home Negligence Leads to Death of 80-Year-Old Resident

    In Maryland, negligent care of nursing home residents can have serious financial and legal repercussions. The recent death of an 80-year-old patient who wandered away from a picnic outing sponsored by ...

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