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.


8/15/2014 ♦ 12:17pm EST

As we approach the start of our 23rd year as a firm, DeCaro, Doran is excited to announce the launch of our completely redesigned website built for both mobile and desktop users. Read more...
7.15.2014 ♦ 11:30am EST

DeCaro Doran is very pleased to announce that Cynthia M. Weisz has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.

Click here to learn more about our newest Associate.
2.25.2014 ♦ 1:56pm EST

Chris Dunn was recently inducted into the ranks of the “best group of trial lawyers” in the nation as the newest member of ABOTA.  The American Board of Trial Advocates is a national association with chapters in all fifty states.  Its mission is to “preserve and promote the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment. 


An alleged employer’s argument that a claimant was not entitled to benefits because the claimant was an independent contractor, and not a covered employee, led the Court of Appeals of Maryland to reexamine the level of control exercised over the claimant in Elms v. Renewal By Andersen, to determine who really is a covered employee.

Jim and his family live in Arkansas, but have decided to take a trip to the Eastern Shore of Maryland for their family vacation.  While driving back home, Jim is looking at vacation pictures on his cell phone and fails to see that the car in front of him has come to a stop. Jim rear-ends the car, causing injuries to Jim and his family.  After all the initial “dust” has settled, Jim decides that he wants to make a claim for both his and his family’s injuries under his liability insurance within his auto policy. Click here to read more about Jim's dealings with "Household Exclusions."

The Maryland Court of Appeals has opined on many denial of coverage questions arising from various exclusions in homeowner’s insurance policies.  Recently, the Court was presented for the first time with a denial of coverage in a case involving a homeowner’s policy under the “business pursuits” exclusion.
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