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Evidence of liability insurance on the part of a defendant is generally inadmissible. Allstate Ins. Co. v. Atwood, 319 Md. 247, 258, 572 A.2d 154 (1990); see also Allstate Ins. Co. v. Miller, 315 Md. 182, 191, 553 A.2d 1268, 1272 (1989); Jones v. Federal Paper Bd. Co., 252 Md. 475, 494-95, 250 A.2d 653, 664 (1969); Snowhite v. State, 243 Md. 291, 301, 221 A.2d 342 (1966); Takoma Park Bank v. Abbott, 179 Md. 249, 263, 19 A.2d 169, cert. denied, 314 U.S. 672, 62 S. Ct. 134, 86 L. Ed. 538 (1964). This policy stems from the fact that the matter of insurance is irrelevant to the issue of a defendant's liability and evidence of that irrelevant fact is highly prejudicial to the defendant's case. Morris V. Weddington, 320 Md. 674, 680, 579 A.2d 762, 765 (1990)(quoting Atwood, supra, 319 Md. at 258, 572 A.2d at 159). 

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