Megan Mantzavinos of Marks O’Neill’s Maryland office was successful in arguing a Motion for Judgment after the close of Plaintiff’s evidence in a trial before the Circuit Court of Maryland for Frederick County.  The trial involved the collection of fines and assessments against a homeowner on claims of breach of contract and conversion.  Plaintiff’s claims under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act, the Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act, along with common-law claims for fraud, malicious use of process, and defamation, were successfully dismissed prior to trial on a motion for summary judgment.