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Civil Litigation

BILLY JESMER, JR. v. TOWN OF DENTON, et al

Civil litigation — Recusal request — Judge’s comments at hearing This case exemplifies the adage that one person’s rubbish is another person’s treasure. It began when the Town of Denton (“Town”) filed a complaint against Donald Alley (“Alley”) and his ...

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JOHNNY MENSAH v. CARMEN GARCIA, ET AL.

Civil litigation — Declaratory judgment — Declaration of rights Johnny Mensah appeals from a judgment of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County in favor of Carmen E. Garcia, her daughter Jessica Garcia, and Garcia’s Investments, Inc. (To avoid confusion ...

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FISHER DEAN, ET AL. v. CAPITAL CENTRE, LLC

Civil litigation — Imposition of sanctions — Non-lawyers A tenant defaulted on its lease. The landlord obtained a judgment against the tenant, as well as a confessed judgment against the persons who had guaranteed the lease. Despite those judgments, the ...

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ANA B. YENTY HUEY v. GET SMART, INC.

Civil litigation — Attorneys’ fees — Lodestar On January 24, 2017, a jury sitting in the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County awarded appellant, Ana B. Yenty Huey (“Yenty”), 1 $4,380 in damages under the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection ...

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