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February 28, 2014 Comments are off
Labor & Employment

Legislative Matters – Labor and Employment

The Maryland legislative session is in full swing.  While there remains the possibility of additional bills being introduced which impact Maryland employers and employees (as well as other topics/citizens), the historical outlook is that those bills not pre-filed or filed in the early days of
Labor & Employment

Get Dressed! But Don’t Expect The Company to Pay for It!

Sandifer v. United States Steel Corporation, U.S. Supreme Court No. 12-417, decided January 27, 2014 (appeal from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit), is one of the rarer instances in which the Supreme Court unanimously agrees on something—“clothes” means the ordinary and plain
PK Law’s Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

Lessons from Real Life: Why Everyone Needs an Advance Health Care Directive

End-of-life decisions are among the most difficult a family will ever face.  Most people do not like to think about life support, ventilators, and artificial food and hydration.  Young people, especially, believe that end-of-life decisions can wait until later. The case of 33-year-old Marlise Munoz should be
PK Law’s Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

It’s Not Too Late to Use Your Spouse’s Unused Estate Tax Exclusion

In Revenue Procedure 2014-18 the IRS provided an extension of time to those who wished to be sure that a decedent’s surviving spouse could benefit from the concept known as “portability”.  In the Procedure, the IRS provides the ability for an estate of a decedent who