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Karen Kruger serves as Instructor for Risk Management for Police Services

Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Earlier this year, she participated as an instructor for a program in Washington, D.C.  on Risk Management for Police Services hosted by The Canadian Institute, a leading global events and business intelligence company that hosts authoritative conferences, forums and summits across multiple sectors.

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Karen J. Kruger principal presenter at program in Police Liability Claims

Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

On November 29 in Baltimore Karen J. Kruger served as a principal presenter at the National Business Institute’s program on Police Liability Claims from Start to Finish.  This continuing legal education seminar focused on “best practices and legal strategies for contentious lawsuits. “  

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Michael Cunningham publishes article regarding the enforceability of administrative appeal deadlines under ERISA.

Posted on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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F&B Attorneys file amicus curie brief in People’s Ins. Counsel Div. v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Ins. Co.

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Funk & Bolton attorneys recently filed in the Maryland Court of Appeals  an amicus curie brief in People’s Ins. Counsel Div. v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Ins. Co.  In the appeal, People’s Insurance Counsel Division challenges Maryland common law on construing insurance contracts objectively and asks the court to adopt a rule construing insurance policies most strictly against the insurer, even in the face of unambiguous policy language.  Amici argue that Maryland has long-followed the view that plan and unambiguous policy terms are construed in accordance with their customary,...

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F&B Attorneys file amicus brief in Espina, et al. v. Jackson

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Attorneys in Funk & Bolton’s Local Government Practice Group recently filed an amicus curiae brief in the Maryland Court of Appeals in the case of Espina, et al. v. Jackson, et al. on behalf of the Local Government Insurance Trust, and the counties of Harford and Montgomery.  The petitioners in this case challenge the applicability of the Local Government Tort Claims Act (LGTCA) to claims brought against local government alleging  violations of the State constitution.  The amici argue that the provisions of the LGTCA do apply to such claims and it is in the public interest to...

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Karen Kruger comments on behalf of law enforcement on pending Supreme Court case

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Supreme Court will consider cops’ ignorance of the law in Heien v. North Carolina Today the Supreme Court justices granted hearings to eleven new cases for this term. In a religious discrimination dispute, the Court will hear the case of a young Muslim woman denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a headscarf. Read the full story: http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2014/10/02/39662/supreme-court-will-consider-cops-ignorance-of-the/

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