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Carroll County is home to about 155,000 residents who largely lived rurally but more recently have seen the development of the county. Carroll County is named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton who was an original signer of the American Declaration of Independence.
Some popular facts about Carroll County include that famous actor and comedian Chris Rock stood in front of the North Carroll Middle School during his speech in the movie “Head of State.” Carroll was used in the film starring Tim Allen “For Richer or Poorer,” and was also the setting in the Julia Roberts-Richard Gere starrer “Runaway Bride.”
A number of talented lawyers who are familiar with local courts also call Carroll County home. Lawyers in Carroll County admit a broad selection of cases; some typical examples include: chapter 13 bankruptcy, estate administration, personal injury, malpractice cases, as well as the drafting of wills and trusts.
The family of Andrew J. Waybright, a 23 year old Carroll County volunteer firefighter, have settled their wrongful death lawsuit that was filed in Carroll County Circuit Court for $300,000. Waybright died of heat exhaustion during training exercises; he was training to become a full-time firefighter. A plaque honoring the man will also be installed at the Carroll County Fire and Rescue Training Center.
If you are looking to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Carroll County, you will likely be visiting the Circuit Court of Carroll County and file with the Civil Division. Circuit courts are the highest trial level courts with which you may file in Maryland and they retain jurisdiction over mental health, juvenile, criminal appeals, and civil appeals. District Courts like the Carroll County District Court take many different cases but retain exclusive jurisdiction over traffic and ordinance violations as well as small claims cases that do not exceed $5,000.
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Last Modified: 02-28-2012 02:20 PM PST