Passage of punitive damages in drunken-driving cases remains unfinished business of General Assembly session, senator says.Read More »
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The drunken-driving-related deaths in Montgomery County last year of two recent high-school graduates and a police officer have spurred legislation to allow judges to imprison adults who host underage-drinking parties, permit drunken-driving victims to get punitive damages and increase the punishment for drunken motorists who kill people.Read More »
The Senate on Friday passed legislation enabling drunk drivers to be held liable for punitive damges if they have a conviction or drunk driving within the fast 10 years and caused the victim’s death or other injury by driving a motor vehicle while have a blood alcohol concentration of at least 0.15.Read More »
The former tenant of a Rockville office building has asked a judge to throw out more than $8 million in compensatory and punitive damages it was ordered to pay its former landlord for allegedly forcing the landlord into foreclosure — twice — because of unpaid rent.Read More »
A divided Court of Special Appeals has struck down a large part of the $150 million in damages awarded to 88 Jacksonville households in their lawsuits against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a massive 2006 gasoline leak. The court left ...
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In the past, the cooperative association at Greenbelt Homes has taken action against residents for noise complaints, barking dogs and hoarding. The association drew the line, though, when David S. Schuman wanted to confine his next-door neighbor’s smoking to a ...Read More »