Category: Maryland Law

Mar 15

Everything You Need To Know About EUIM Coverage in Maryland

As of July 2018, Maryland auto insurers issuing new policies are required to offer “enhanced” underinsured motorist (EUIM) coverage. EUIM coverage takes the place of the uninsured motorist coverage required under § 19.509. Md. Code Ins. § 19-501.1(d). Learn more about EUIM coverage, how it differs from previous coverage, and how it can ultimately help… Read More »

Feb 15

New Rental Property Legislation in Baltimore City

At the end of January, 2019, the Baltimore City Council introduced a bill calling for licensing and inspection of all residential rental properties throughout the city. City officials have declared the new law “the most significant update” to rental housing regulations written in the last 50 years. Bill Henry, the Councilmen responsible for crafting the… Read More »

Jan 31

Provisional Licenses in Maryland

Before Maryland drivers can know the freedom of the open road, they must first obtain an instruction permit and later a provisional license. Learn more about drivers license requirements in Maryland, including the various restrictions and procedures involved in the process. What is an Instruction Permit? A Maryland resident qualifies for an instruction permit at… Read More »

Jul 18

Learn About Transferring a Vehicle Upon Death Outside of Probate

Although motor vehicles are often depreciating assets, and the value of the owner’s probate estate may be less than the jurisdictional limit at the time of their death. Two (2) recently enacted Maryland laws provide methods on how to transfer one’s vehicle upon death without having to endure the probate process. Let’s explore. Methods of… Read More »

Jun 06

Client Alert: Construction General Contractor Liability for Subcontractor’s Failure to Pay Wages

Effective October 1, 2018, construction general contractors will be jointly and severally liable for the failure by subcontractors to pay their employees in accordance with Maryland’s wage and hour law. This newly-imposed liability is significant. Under existing Maryland law, an employer that fails to pay its employees by Maryland’s wage and hour laws may be… Read More »

May 10

Out of State Driving Convictions – Do Points – Levin & Gann

By Lee J. Eidelberg, Esquire Maryland is a member of the “Driver’s License Compact” which, with other member States, promotes compliance with driving regulations and equality in one’s eligibility either to obtain a license or continue driving. Compact members pursue this goal by reporting each conviction of a person from another party state to the… Read More »