Archive for April 2015

A Review of the Past: How AFSL Assisted Victims of 9/11

After the devastating events of 9/11, Keith Franz and Jud Lipowitz of AFSL worked tirelessly with the families of four Maryland residents killed in the Pentagon, as well as the family of a New York resident killed in the World Trade Center. Although nearly 98 percent of all 9/11 victims applied for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, these five brave families wanted answers to determine where the…

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Franz shows Involvement with National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime connects people affected by crimes to attorneys who are specially trained to work with them. Keith Franz is one of those attorneys. “Representing people who have been through terrible trauma often,” said Franz. “And helping them to get through the criminal process and also to support them through civil litigation.” It is a cause that’s only recently come to the forefront of the legal…

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From the AFSL Vault: AFSL Involvement in the Bay Bridge Crash of 2009

In 2009, AFSL represented the family of John R. Short, Sr. whose tractor trailer was struck and forced off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The accident resulted in Mr. Short drowning in the waters below.  With the help of AFSL, the Short family filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court for Queen Anne’s County against Candy Lynn Baldwin and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MTA) to establish the responsibility of the MTA…

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