Published: September 18, 2012
Tags: battery, civil rights, false arrest, false imprisonment, grandparent, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, kidnapping, loss of consortium, Maryland, police, prison
A Baltimore, Md. grandfather who was beaten while in jail with his wife on allegedly trumped-up charges of kidnapping their grandchild will receive $500,000 from the city under a recently approved out-of-court settlement.
Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. will pay $100,000 to a part-time Towson, Md. cashier the retailer allegedly fired because she had cancer, under a settlement the company reached last week with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
The family of a 24-year-old woman killed in a traffic accident in Baltimore in 2010 was awarded $760,000 by a city jury.
Baltimore County, Md. has agreed to pay $475,000 to settle a workplace discrimination lawsuit brought on behalf of employees who said they were made to undergo overly broad and unnecessary medical examinations that had nothing to do with their jobs.
A Maryland jury has awarded $21 million to a family whose son suffers from cerebral palsy due to complications during his birth.
Maryland police can temporarily resume collecting DNA samples from people arrested for violent crimes, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. ruled on Wednesday.
A Maryland jury has backed a teenage horse farm worker’s argument that when she was injured on the job, she was an employee and not a contract worker.
A Baltimore jury has awarded $55 million to a couple whose newborn suffered cerebral palsy and other serious medical problems during his birth at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2010 – a verdict that led Hopkins to say it was “stunned” and plans to appeal.
A Maryland jury has awarded $20.9 million – including $20 million for pain and suffering – to the family of a 6-year-old boy who suffered permanent paralysis in his left arm when the obstetrician pulled on his head during delivery.
Attorneys representing City Hall have abruptly backed out of a $150,000 settlement agreement with the family of a teen allegedly kidnapped by Baltimore police.