| Sep 10, 2011
| 3:51 PM
South Florida consumers aggravated by annoying "robo calls" on their cellphones from debt collectors are fighting back – suing the companies that make the calls and often collecting cash settlements from the lenders.
Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott D....
| May 10, 2011
| 10:07 AM
House Republican plans to repeal the new healthcare law and to convert the Medicaid insurance program into a block grant to states could force as many 44 million poor and disabled Americans out of the program over the next decade, according to a new...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:54 PM
The year before the Olympics is traditionally when athletes emerge into the spotlight that will follow them through the next Summer or Winter Games.
Performances at world championships in the pre-Olympic year reveal new faces or make us more familiar...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Marquis Jones doesn't believe she owes money on a credit-card account that a debt-buying company sued to collect from her.
More importantly, though, the firm never proved she did.
But because the Severn woman wasn't given notice of the lawsuit —...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 9:15 AM
The Baltimore Sun highlighted a significant issue involving the use of the courts by debt buyers to recover consumer debt they have purchased ("A push for more proof in debt-collection lawsuits," July 25).
As the leading voice for credit and debt...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 12:18 PM
Michael S. Radcliffe, a partner in a Baltimore County law firm, died July 22 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, at his Timonium home. He was 54.
Born in Silver Spring, Mr. Radcliffe moved to Timonium with his family when he was...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 10:34 AM
Lindsey Vonn still intends to be known as Lindsey Vonn even after her divorce from Thomas Vonn becomes official.
The question now is whether she will continue to ski like the same Lindsey Vonn who became the world's most successful active racer and the...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Several ruminations, mostly numerical, about three subjects:
1. When Bode Miller finished second Friday in the downhill at Chamonix, France, it was the 21st top-three finish for a U.S. alpine skier this season. With any luck, that means Team USA...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an...
| Nov 15, 2011
A killer lake view from offices in the Prudential Plaza tower, staff parties at vacation resorts and sabbaticals after a few years on the job have been enough to help Slalom Consulting lure top consultants from bigger-name firms.
They've also been enough...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:06 PM
The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career.
Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...