Do you really give up the right to sue by signing a waiver of liability before engaging in a potentially risky recreation activity?

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You’re about to go skydiving in Maryland, hang gliding in Virginia, or kayaking in DC and the recreation company presents you with a contract that must be signed before you can take part in an activity.  This paperwork will most likely contain language that purports to waive the participant’s right to sue the recreation company. … Read more »

Court Order certifies class action for patients of Baltimore gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy of Johns Hopkins

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In an order entered in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Oct. 30, 3013, Judge Sylvester Cox ordered that former patients of gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy must join a class action against the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in order to preserve their claims. The Order appoints David Haynes, The Cochran Firm, D.C.’s managing attorney, as a… Read more »

$3.5 Million Settlement

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This case involved an elderly lady who suffered a brain injury when medical professionals failed to treat a compromised airway while she was in the hospital.