Choice of Entity: Limitation on Liability (2005)

by Daniel S. Willard on Mar. 04, 2016

Business Business Organization 

Summary: an overview of limitation on liability of various types of Maryland entities. Law has been changing since 2005.

Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs in Maryland:

Organization and Operation






Negligence/intentional acts by entity agent except particular owner

Inherently dangerous business activity

Real estate: environmental liability

Professional negligence

Business debt



            A) LIMITED LIABILTY COMPANY                                            


                        Limited liability for members even if they participate in management


§ 4A-301. Except as otherwise provided by this title, no member shall be personally liable for the obligations of the limited liability company, whether arising in contract, tort or otherwise, solely by reason of being a member of the limited liability company.



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