Exxon Mobil Corp. has been hit with $1 billion in punitive damages for a 2006 gasoline leak in rural Baltimore County, Md., sources close to the litigation said Thursday.
That’s in addition to about $495 million in compensatory damage awards that were made public Wednesday.
A federal judge in Baltimore has applied Virginia law in dismissing strict-liability claims against the maker of forceps that broke inside a Maryland woman undergoing a hysterectomy.
The family of a Maryland native killed in a motorcycle accident last year has reached a $1.1 million settlement without filing a lawsuit.
A hospital in Maryland has agreed to pay $22 million to settle allegations that it paid illegal kickbacks to a cardiovascular physician group over a 10-year period and, separately, billed federal benefit programs for “medically unnecessary stents.”
A Baltimore City jury has awarded $4.1 million to a woman and her 8-year-old son who alleged that the negligence of University of Maryland Medical Center doctors caused his cerebral palsy.