Top court hears 2-hour argument over contributory negligence

In a case closely watched by civil litigators, plaintiffs’ attorneys and defense lawyers battled before Maryland’s top court Monday over whether the judges should overturn the 165-year-old ruling that defendants cannot be held liable for damages if the plaintiffs’ negligence contributed at all to their injuries.

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