Maryland News

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, Hires Clark Lawrence as Vice President of Marketing, Eastern Region

San Diego, CA, December 9, 2014 – Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, welcomes Clark Lawrence as the new vice president of marketing for the eastern region. In his new role, Lawrence will be responsible for …

Maryland Boy’s Deadly Fall Through Ice Prompts Lawsuit

The parents of a 10-year-old boy who died after falling through ice on a Gaithersburg, Md., sediment pond in January are suing real estate and construction companies. The Washington Post reports that the parents of D’Angelo McMullen assert in the …

Dog Bite Liability Measure Passed by Maryland Senate

The Maryland Senate has approved a compromise bill on liability for dog bites. The House has already passed the bill, so it will go to the governor’s office for a signature. The bill would hold dog owners liable for biting …

Muddy Road Thwarts Copper Thieves in Maryland

Anne Arundel County police say a copper theft from a Hanover, Md., business was thwarted when the suspects’ pickup truck got stuck on a muddy road. Officers were called to Park Circle Drive late Wednesday for a report of a …

Dog Bite Liability Bill Advances in Maryland Senate

Maryland’s Senate advanced a measure on Wednesday that would hold dog owners liable for bites, but protect those who can prove they didn’t know their dog was dangerous. The bill, which could get a vote in the Senate as early …

Maryland Dog Bite Legislation Debate Continues

A new Senate bill would hold dog owners liable when their dogs bite “innocent victims,” but would also relieve owners who prove they couldn’t know their dogs were dangerous. This marks the General Assembly’s third consecutive attempt to revise its …

4 Charged With Stealing Copper From Utility Pole

Police say four people have been charged with stealing copper wire from a BGE utility pole in Odenton, Md., which caused a power outage that affected more than 1,700 homes and businesses. Anne Arundel County police say the theft occurred …

Pepco Donates Smoke Alarms to Maryland County

Pepco is donating smoke alarms to Maryland fire officials in Prince George’s County. The donated alarms are being presented to county officials on Tuesday afternoon at the fire services building in Hyattsville. The fire department says Pepco’s donations allow the …

Price of Vicodin Three Times More in Maryland and Pennsylvania When Dispensed by a Physician

New studies from Cambridge-based Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) says the average price paid for physician-dispensed Vicodin, a commonly dispensed narcotic pain medication in Maryland and Pennsylvania, was three times more than the price paid for the same drug dispensed …

Maryland Woman Who Survived Crash ‘Didn’t Want to Drown’

A Calvert County woman who survived a plunge off Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay Bridge after a crash says she decided she didn’t want to die and swam to safety. Morgan Lake, 22, of Sunderland was on her way to visit friends …