DeCaro Doran

Our firm is a regional leader, offering legal services to individuals and businesses alike. With three offices, we are minutes from the Nation's Capital, Baltimore, Annapolis, and Northern Virginia. We are dedicated to delivering cost-effective and exceptional legal counsel with individualized attention to every client.


DeCaro Doran has new quick reference guides on damage laws in our three jurisdictions (Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia).  These guides are intended to provide an overview of general damage laws in each jurisdiction.
In the case of Duffy v. CBS Corporation et al., the Court of Appeals of Maryland decided whether there was a difference between the words “accrue” and “arise”.  The difference vastly changed the outcome of the case.
Under the doctrine of imputed negligence, the negligence of one individual may be imputed to another who was otherwise without fault. Applying this doctrine to motor vehicle torts can impute the negligence of a permissive driver of a vehicle to the owner of that vehicle if the driver operates the vehicle negligently while the owner is a passenger.
Maryland’s 90-day legislative session has come to an end and a new sick leave law was enacted.

Employers with employees whose primary work location is in Maryland are required to provide earned sick and safe leave, regardless of where the employer is located.
On April 6, 2018, Virginia’s Governor signed a Senate Bill into law that prohibits insurance companies and other third party entities from having contractual relationships with court reporting agencies.
For the third year in a row, Partner, Christopher R. Dunn was a featured speaker at the Maryland Defense Counsel Trial Academy on April 30th, 2018. This was a full-day event consisting of the “Who’s Who” of Maryland trial lawyers and a three-judge panel of sitting and retired judges.


DeCaro, Doran, Siciliano, Gallagher and DeBlasis LLP
Maryland Office
17251 Melford Boulevard
Suite 200
Bowie, MD 20715
Virginia Office
3930 Walnut Street
Suite 250
Fairfax, VA 22030
Washington, D.C. Office
1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Suite 950
Washington, D.C. 20036
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