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Encore presentation of the webinar “Personal Injury Claims for Uber and Lyft Accidents: Complex Liability and Insurance Coverage Issues”

The Pels Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorney Stan Doerrer recently participated in a Strafford webinar, "Personal Injury Claims for Uber and Lyft Accidents: Complex Liability and Insurance Coverage Issues." Due to overwhelming popularity, they scheduled an encore presentation for Wednesday, September 2, 1:00pm-2:30pm EDT. Uber and Lyft rideshare services are now firmly [...]

By |August 2nd, 2020|News|

The National Trial Lawyers Announces the Re-Selection of Jon Pels as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in Maryland

The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Jon Pels of Pels Law, LLC in Bethesda has been re-selected as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in MD after his first year as an exceptionally respected member. This honor has been given to Mr. Pels for his superior skills and qualifications in the legal [...]

By |July 26th, 2020|News|

Jon Pels elected to the Top 10 Business Tort Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association

Jon Pels was elected to the Top 10 Business Tort Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. It is an an invitation-only professional organization composed of and limited to the top 10 attorneys from each state or region who represent clients on business tort claims. Members are nominated by leading lawyers based on their [...]

By |July 15th, 2020|News|

Coping with COVID-19 — updated 6/24/2020

Financial Tools and Resources for Your Small Business UPDATE 6/24/2020: The SBA has reopened its applications for the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) Loan. Please visit sba.gov to apply. There is a new bill pending that would allow small business owners to apply for a second PPP loan if: they are a small business [...]

By |April 1st, 2020|News|

Pels Law Attorney Justin Sadowsky Helping Protect the US Constitution in Case Regarding the “Terrorist Watchlist”

This story was written by Jonathan Shieber and published on TechCrunch 9/5/2019:Link: https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/federal-judge-rules-that-the-terrorist-watchlist-database-violates-u-s-citizens-rights/ A federal judge appointed by President George W. Bush has ruled that the “terrorist watchlist” database compiled by federal agencies and used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security violates the rights of American citizens who are on [...]

By |September 8th, 2019|News, Results|

Pels Law Firm Weighs in on the Ill-Conceived “Rain Tax”

[Originally published in the Montgomery County Sentinel, February 8th, 2019] ROCKVILLE – The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a financial assurance plan that indicates it is on track to fund certain water-quality programs, to the chagrin of some county residents. The financial assurance plan, or FAP, stated that the county has enough funds to meet [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|News|

Jury returns a unanimous 12 to 0 resounding verdict for the Pels Law Firm client SRM Arms and Jeffrey Hajjar

The trial in Boise, Idaho, started on October 2, 2018 and ended on October 18, 2018 and included 343 exhibits related to a business dispute, including allegations of fraud. The jury returned their verdict on Friday, October 19, 2018. “The jury got it," stated Jon D. Pels, who served as lead counsel on the case. "It is rare that you get a 12 to 0 unanimous verdict, but there were tears in the courtroom as the verdict was being read."

By |October 22nd, 2018|News|

Jon Pels Wins Victory Over Federal Highway Administration In Case Related to Fatal Crash on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway

A Maryland federal judge on Thursday denied the federal government’s bid to dismiss a suit alleging its failure to maintain the painted white lane line, or fog line, on the side of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway caused an accident that killed a man and injured his fiancee. Jon Pels, representing the plaintiffs, said: "The government tried to argue that they didn't have the resources to put the fog lane lines down," he added. "Obviously we did not find that argument to be well-received by our side and I don't think the court believed it either."

By |August 6th, 2018|News|

Another Challenge to the Montgomery County Rain Tax Legislation

The Pels Law Firm, which is representing 25 Montgomery County property owners in litigation challenging the County's imposition of the Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC) upon them and/or denying statutorily-required credits against the Charge, testified at the Montgomery County Council's public hearing on March 6 on Bill 1-18, which amends County law regarding what some call the "rain tax."  Attorney Maria Leonard Olsen​ testified at the hearing and suggested additional changes to the WQPC in writing.

By |March 6th, 2018|News|
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