A bus driver’s negligence in colliding with an automobile on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway two years ago will not cost a transit authority any money, as a federal court jury concluded that the plaintiff’s alleged injuries were not proximately caused by the morning rush-hour collision.
Rite Aid Corp. will pay $250,000 to settle federal claims that the drugstore chain fired a Maryland man because he had epilepsy and had filed an Americans with Disabilities Act claim against the company with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A Maryland teenager with cerebral palsy who lost an eye when a fellow student allegedly threw a book at her face will get $55,000 from the city of Baltimore under a settlement approved by the City Board of Estimates.
A jury has awarded damages of $5.6 million to a disc jockey who was arrested and jailed in 2009 after a county sheriff’s department in Maryland mistakenly entered a warrant against him into the National Criminal Information System database.
A high-school graduate who operated a fake law firm in Baltimore must cease doing business and pay $261,000 for representing clients in bankruptcy cases.
The parents of a 14-year-old girl have filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that the makers of the popular beverage Monster Energy were guilty of fraudulent concealment and negligence in marketing the drink to their child.
The town of Elkton, Md. will pay $235,000 to an assistant town administrator/finance director it fired, allegedly because of his age, under a settlement reached with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
A jury has awarded a Maryland father $720,000 in his lawsuit against his former wife and three other people, in which he claimed his ex-wife encouraged their 16-year-old daughter to run away and allowed her to marry rather than honor a court order granting him custody.
A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $7 million to a learning-disabled roofer who has suffered debilitating back pain after an automobile collision in December 2005.
Maryland’s highest court has refused to impose any sanctions on a Baltimore-based lawyer whose stepmother accused him of deceit and fraud in handling the estate of his deceased father, who was a famed night club operator and real estate developer.