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State Farm hit with $1M verdict in underinsured motorist suit

A Montgomery County jury has awarded more than $1 million in damages to a Walkersville woman after concluding that State Farm Insurance Cos. breached its policy by failing to provide underinsured motorist coverage after she was seriously injured in a January 2007 car crash.

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Police settle suit claiming racially motivated stop

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a $55,000 settlement with a Philadelphia man who claimed state troopers stopped him three times in two months because he is black and then pursued trumped-up charges that cost him 20 days in jail after he filed a Public Information Act request for details of the traffic stops.

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