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Contractual Language that can Inadvertently Destroy “At-Will” Employment: Spacesaver Sys., Inc. v. Adam (2014)

Recently, the Maryland Court of Appeals discussed a new restraint on the State’s “at-will” employment doctrine, one that is triggered by language commonly found in employment agreements.  Specifically, the Court held that an employment contract clause providing that the employee could be terminated “for-cause,” negates the presumption of at-will employment, thereby precluding an employer from…

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Mark Jensen Appointed as Chairman of the Board at the Maryland Hospital Association

Mark Jensen, co-founder and partner at Bowie & Jensen, was recently appointed as Chairman of the Board at the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA). Headquartered in Elkridge, Maryland, MHA represents every hospital in the state and serves as the advocate before legislative and regulatory bodies. Since its establishment in 1970, the organization has acted as a…

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Bowie & Jensen’s "Best Lawyers in America"

Bowie & Jensen, LLC would like to congratulate Matthew Hjortsberg, Michael Siri, Mark Jensen, and William McComas on being selected for inclusion in the 21st Edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication. They have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 21th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following…

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Mark Jensen Named Secretary of Evapco Inc. and to Serve on Board of Directors

Bowie & Jensen co-founder and partner Mark Jensen was appointed to the Board of Directors of Evapco Incorporated. He will serve as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the company based out of Taneytown, Maryland. Evapco Inc. is an international manufacturing company with locations throughout the US, Europe and Asia.    Mr. Jensen brings…

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Around Town Updates by Mark Jensen: Recap of ETC's Business Development Panel

Several companies in the Canton Emerging Technology Center recently reached out for advice on business development.  My good friend Andrew Rose (Director of Marketing & Business Development at Naden/Lean, LLC) graciously agreed to organize a panel to discuss business development (not marketing and not sales) with ETC companies.  It was my pleasure to join Nigel…

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Insurance Defense: Reservation of Rights Letter

An insured may choose its own attorney to defend a lawsuit if the insurer issues a reservation of rights letter.  Virtually all liability policies, including policies which cover employment-related claims, obligate insurers to defend lawsuits filed against their insureds.  As a consequence, insurers typically hire and pay attorneys to defend claims, in part because the…

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Intellectual Property Law: A Better Solution for Stopping “Cybersquatters”

Perhaps the best space a business can own is not a physical space at all, but space on the internet, which usually means registering and owning a domain name.   A domain name is like home-sweet-home to a business and is often a target for trademark infringement.   Unscrupulous individuals, and sometimes even business competitors, may attempt…

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Changes to the Maryland Medicare Waiver

The Maryland Medicare Waiver is a special agreement with the federal government that allows the Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) to set hospital rates for all payers, including Medicare and Medicaid, so long as Maryland keeps Medicare inpatient per case cost growth below the national average.  In recent years, Maryland has moved closer to…

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Maryland’s Medicare Waiver

Maryland’s Medicare waiver is a unique agreement with the federal government that allows the state to set hospital rates.  It also serves as the foundation for an “all-payer system.”

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