Legislators approve constitutional amendment to raise jury trial threshold

The Maryland General Assembly on Monday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the amount in controversy that entitles litigants to a jury trial from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000. If ratified by Maryland voters, the amendment would be the state’s first increase to the jury trial threshold since 2010, when Marylanders approved a ...

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