Maryland Courts

GRANTED PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

September Term, 2003

 

Granted September 10, 2003

Board of Physicians v. Mullan - Case No. 66, September Term 2003

ISSUE - ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - WAS THE SUMMARY SUSPENSION OF A PHYSICIAN'S LICENSE PROPER EVEN THOUGH THE BOARD TOOK THREE MONTHS TO ISSUE THE SUSPENSION AFTER RECEIVING THE COMPLAINT?

Burch v. United Cable - Case No. 62, September Term 2003

ISSUE - CONTRACTS - MAY A CABLE TV COMPANY CHARGE PROSPECTIVE LATE FEES IN EXCESS OF THE 6% LIMIT SET FORTH IN THE MARYLAND CONSTITUTION?

Degross v. Dept. of Corrections - Case No. 68, September Term 2003

ISSUE - STATE EMPLOYMENT - MAY A STATE EMPLOYER HAVING ALREADY COMPLETED A PROBATIONARY PERIOD IN ONE JOB BE REQUIRED TO SERVE A SECOND PROBATIONARY PERIOD IN ANOTHER JOB WITH THE SAME STATE AGENCY?

Haischer v. CSX - Case No. 56, September Term 2003

ISSUE - EVIDENCE - WAS EVIDENCE OF ANNUITY PAYMENTS MADE TO THE PLAINTIFF PROPERTY EXCLUDED UNDER THE COLLATERAL SOURCE RULE?

Jurgensen v. New Phoenix - Case No. 63, September Term 2003

ISSUE - REAL PROPERTY - MAY A CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNER ACQUIRE EXCLUSIVE USE OF A GENERAL COMMON ELEMENT BASED UPON EASEMENT BY PRESECRIPTION OR ESTOPPEL?

Kobrine v. Metzger - Case No. 59, September Term 2003

ISSUE - REAL PROPERTY - DOES A SUBDIVISION DECLARATION PROVIDING FOR A TRANSFER OF "RESERVED AREAS" TO LOT OWNERS WHEN ALL THE LOTS HAVE BEEN SOLD, VIOLATE THIS RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES?

Melton, Joseph v. State - Case No. 61, September Term 2003

ISSUE - CRIMINAL LAW - MAY SEPARATE SENTENCES BE IMPOSED FOR THREE CONVICTIONS FOR FIREARMS OFFENSES UNDER ART. 27, SEC. 445(d)?

Nassseri v. Geico - Case No. 60, September Term 2003

ISSUE - INSURANCE - IS THE INSURER OF A TAXI DRIVER'S PERSONAL VEHICLE REQUIRED TO PAY PIP COVERAGE TO THE TAXI DRIVER INJURED WHILE DRIVING HIS TAXI?

Navarro-Monzo v. Washington Adventist - Case No. 69, September Term 2003

ISSUE - HEALTH CLAIMS ARBITRATION OFFICE - MAY THE HEALTH CLAIMS ARBITRATION OFFICE GRANT EXTENSIONS OF TIME TO FILE A CERTIFICATE OF A QUALIFIED EXPERT?

Smith, Thomas Rchyia v. State - Case No. 56, September Term 2003

Stearman v. State Farm - Case No. 67, September Term 2003

ISSUE - INSURANCE - MAY AN AUTO INSURANCE POLICY THAT PROVIDES LIABILITY LIMITS IN EXCESS OF THE STATUTORY MINIMUM LIABILITY LIMITS INCLUDE A HOUSEHOLD EXCLUSION THAT REDUCES THE LIMIT TO THE STATUTORY MINIMUM?

Tierco v. Williams - Case No. 65, September Term 2003

ISSUE - APPEALS - DID THE COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS CORRECTLY DENY THE APPELLANT'S MOTION TO VOLUNTARILY DISMISS THE APPEAL AND PROPERLY EXERCISE JURISDICTION IN THE CASE?

Trip v. Baltimore - Case No. 58, September Term 2003

ISSUE - ZONING - MAY A ZONING BOARD IMPOSE AN ADDITIONAL CONDITION OF AN EXISTING NON-CONFORMING CONDITIONAL USE OF PROPERTY?