Keith Franz Interviewed by CBS Concerning Growing Calls to Ground Boeing Max Aircrafts

After two fatal plane crashes occurred within a five-month span, there was a growing call for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground Boeing 737 Max-series aircrafts for public safety reasons but the FAA remained hesitant. On Sunday, March 10th, 157 people were killed in an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, which comes on the heels of the Indonesian Lion Air jet crash into the ocean five months earlier, killing 189…

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Fatal House Fire in Cumberland

On Monday 4, February, emergency officials responded to a late afternoon house fire that occurred at 614 W. Industrial Blvd in Cumberland, where a one-alarm fire took place. During their efforts, responders managed to rescue one individual from the fire, while another occupant remained trapped in the house fire. The owner of the property is Laura Parkinson. A comprehensive investigation is currently underway. A 911 call was received at approximately…

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Fatal House Fire in Salisbury

On Friday 1, February, emergency officials responded to an early morning house fire that occurred at 201 Louise Avenue in Salisbury, where a one-alarm fire took place. Upon further investigation, responders discovered the body of a male individual and a dog at the scene. Police are yet to identify the victim. A comprehensive investigation is currently underway. A 911 call was received at approximately 4:22 a.m. from a neighbor who…

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Fatal House Fire in Glen Burnie

On Saturday 26, January, emergency officials responded to a call in the 7430 Bensville Road in Waldorf, where a one-alarm fire took place. Upon further investigation, responders discovered the body of a male individual and a dog at the scene. Police are yet to identify the victim. A comprehensive investigation is currently underway. A 911 call was received at approximately 11:05 p.m. from an occupant who discovered the fire. It…

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Fatal House Fire in Catonsville

On Monday 20, January, emergency officials responded to a call in the 400 block of Commonwealth Ave., 21228, Catonsville, where a one-alarm fire took place. Upon further investigation, responders discovered the body of a male individual at the scene. Police identified the man as Francisco J. Cabezas, 34. A comprehensive investigation is currently underway. A 911 call was received at approximately 6:59 p.m. from an occupant who discovered the fire.…

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Keith Franz Speaks With WJZ-CBS Baltimore: Shutdown-Related Air Travel Concerns Grow

Aviation attorney Keith Franz said he is alarmed over the impact of the government shutdown on America’s air travel system. Franz represented four Maryland families who sued airlines over security issues after their loved ones died in the 9/11 terror attacks. “The consequences of a failure—as we saw during 9/11—could be catastrophic,” Franz said. There is great concern that the extended hours that air traffic controllers are being asked to work without getting…

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A Fatal House Fire in Rising Sun

Deputy State Fire Marshals are conducting an origin investigation of an early morning mobile home fire that occurred in Rising Sun, MD on January 11, 2019, where one person has been pronounced deceased at the scene. An investigation is currently underway regarding who owns the property. A 911 call was received at approximately 5:01 a.m. from an occupant who discovered the fire. Community Fire Company of Rising Sun were assisted…

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Fatal House Fire in Whiteford, Maryland

Deputy State Fire Marshals are conducting an origin investigation of an early morning mobile home fire that occurred in Whiteford, MD where one person has been pronounced deceased at the scene. Scott and Mary Jones reportedly own the property. A 911 call was received at approximately 1:53 a.m. from an occupant who discovered the fire. Firefighters from Whiteford Volunteer Fire company were assisted by Firefighters from Harford County and Pennsylvania…

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What does it Mean When a Family Member Contests a Will?

A Last Will and Testament is a legal document that specifies who receives a deceased person’s (decedent) property and who handles the estate. A will contest, also known as a caveat, is a special proceeding that seeks to invalidate the will or a specific provision of the will.   Who Can Contest a Will?  A will may be contested by the decedent’s heirs, beneficiaries named in the will, and/or beneficiaries named…

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Fatal House Fire in La Plata, Maryland

On December 9th, 2018, emergency officials responded to a call regarding a fire occurring in a commercial building in La Plata, Maryland. The fire at South Winds Motel was first noticed by a neighbor of the property, who proceeded to notify proper authorities. Approximately 60 personnel from the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department, as well as surrounding fire departments, responded to the one alarm fire, and fast action helped place…

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