Statute of Limitations for Underinsured Motorist Claims

July 29, 2020

In Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. Shilling, 468 Md. 239 (2019), the Court of Appeals of Maryland recently clarified that the statute of limitations applicable to a claim for underinsured motorist benefits does not begin to run until the insurance carrier denies the insured’s demand for benefits. What is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage? Drivers…

Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys and Bar Counsel Conduct CLE for MSBA on Risk Management for Lawyers

July 15, 2020

On July 9, 2020, Steve Cornelius, Al Frederick and Glenn Grossman from the Law Offices of Eccleston and Wolf, conducted a live webinar with Bar Counsel, Lydia Lawless, for a review of risk avoidance issues and techniques for lawyers on the subjects of social media, liens, escrow management and other topics.

Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys Speak on Judicial Discipline

May 29, 2020

On May 28, Al Frederick was among a panel of lawyers speaking to the Maryland Conference of Circuit Court Judges Annual meeting on the topic of Judicial Discipline.  Judges from both the Circuit and District Courts were in attendance.

An Overview of Methods to Calculate Civil Monetary Penalties for Both Group and Non-Group Plans Offered by the CMS

May 20, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed methods to calculate monetary penalties for group and non-group health plans that fail to comply with Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) reporting requirements. These civil money penalties, or CMPs, will be imposed on group health plans (GHPs) or non‑group health plans (NGHPs) as a strategy to…

Professional Ethics: Avoid AGC Complaints Where You Can, Win Where You Must

April 1, 2020

Glenn Grossman participated with District Court Designate Judge Dolores Dorsainvil in a program entitled “Professional Ethics: Avoid AGC Complaints Where You Can, Win Where You Must.”  The program, sponsored by the Professional Ethics Committee of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, was held on March 5th and attracted some 50 lawyers and judges. The panelists discussed…

EEOC Enforcement and Litigation Data for Fiscal Year 2019 Shows Downward Trend in Amount of Workplace Harassment Charges

March 19, 2020

In late January 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released breakdowns of the total amount of workplace discrimination charges the agency received in the 2019 fiscal year. Here, the attorneys at Eccleston & Wolf provide an overview of the comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics provided by the EEOC as well as significant trends…

Eccleston Attorneys Host a Risk Management and Aging in Place Program

February 24, 2020

On February 18, Al Frederick, among others, presented a program to the Baltimore County Bar Association (Estate and Trust Lawyers) on risk management and the aging population. The program focused on suggestions and issues posed by clients who may be under a disability as well as the use of retainer agreements as a risk management…

Select Attorneys at Eccleston and Wolf Present a Risk Management Seminar to a Multi-State Law Firm

February 10, 2020
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On February 6th, 2020, Steve Cornelius and Al Frederick, among others, presented a Risk Management Seminar to a multi-state law firm.  Steve provided guidance on the issue of liens, both usual and customary as well as Medicare-related.  Al offered guidance on the use of a Retainer agreement to limit exposure as well as the issues…

Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys Participate in “The Dine Around”

January 29, 2020

Al Frederick and Glenn Grossman participated in the Young Lawyers Dine Around in Frederick County on January 28. The Dine Around is intended by the Young Lawyers Section of the Frederick County Bar to offer exchanges between experienced lawyers and lesser experienced lawyers in a relaxed and easy surrounding. Al and Glenn were pleased to…

Eccleston and Wolf Attorneys Lead and Host the DCDLA’s Annual Ethics CLE

January 27, 2020

The D.C. Defense Lawyers Association (“DCDLA”) held its Annual Ethics CLE on January 16, 2020.  Eccleston and Wolf principal Justin Flint, along with colleagues Channing Shor, Abby Franke, and Gregory Sussman, hosted and lead the presentation.  They were joined by speakers Lydia E. Lawless, Bar Counsel for the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, and Myles Link,…