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Author Archives: Barbara Grzincic

Contributory negligence standard survives challenge in Maryland

Long before the Civil War, the high court of Maryland instituted the doctrine of contributory negligence. On Tuesday, the current high court of Maryland said that if anyone is going to change that rule – which bars any chance of ...

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Police owe $500K to teen left miles from home

A jury has awarded damages of $500,000 to a teenager who entered a police van near his home in West Baltimore and was dropped off hours later near Patapsco Valley State Park in Howard County without his shoes, cell phone ...

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