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Timothy Maloney argued that the family of a man shot by police should get the $11.5 million a jury awarded, not the $400,000 permitted under a cap on damages (Daily Record photo/file)
Timothy Maloney argued that the family of a man shot by police should get the $11.5 million a jury awarded, not the $400,000 permitted under a cap on damages (Daily Record photo/file)

Court considers damages cap in police-shooting death

The Maryland legislature never intended to cap the financial compensation available for victims of egregiously unconstitutional police misconduct, a lawyer for the family of a man killed by an off-duty Prince George’s County officer told the state’s top court Monday.

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