Miller, Miller & Canby's Donna McBride recently examined an interesting case involving employer litigation in an article titled "The Law of Respondeat Superior is Alive and Well in Maryland — A Review of Barclay v. Briscoe." The article has been included in the recent issue of The Maryland Defense Counsel's "The Defense Line" as a feature. In it, Ms. McBride outlines why the Court of Appeals declined to extend liability to employers for negligent acts of employees that occur outside the scope of the employer's business. Click here to read the article in its entirety.
Donna McBride is a partner in Miller, Miller & Canby's litigation practice group. In her two decades of practice she has tried hundreds of lawsuits throughout the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia. She has played leading roles in complex commercial disputes for large corporate clients and in other areas such as employment disputes, insurance related litigation, zoning and land use matters and trust litigation. Additionally, she has expertise in acting as divorce trustee, assisting in presenting sound options for disposition or allocation of trust property when trustees involved are going through a separation or divorce. For information about Miller, Miller & Canby's litigation practice, contact Donna McBride.