Mulch, cigarette butts don’t mix, Md. high court says

Court of Appeals affirms $1.3M verdict

A commercial landowner knew or should have known that one of the many cigarette butts being tossed into mulch on its property could cause a fire that would harm neighbors, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled this week in saying a Capitol Heights facility was properly held liable for more than $1.3 million in damage after ...

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