Archive for January 2019

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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