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People who own land encumbered by a multiproperty deed of trust have a due process right to notice before the lender forecloses on the lien — even if their property is not being foreclosed on, the Court of Special Appeals ...

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Landlord’s officer wins lead paint case

A lead paint plaintiff cannot hold a corporation’s officer and director personally liable without proof of his personal involvement in an alleged tortious act, the Court of Special Appeals held yesterday. The court affirmed the grant of summary judgment for ...

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Clean settlementProcter & Gamble Co. said yesterday it agreed to settle with Anglo-Dutch rival Unilever Plc for an undisclosed amount over improper corporate spying into Unilever’s hair care business. The settlement came after P&G senior management reported that outside contractors ...

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Hearsay halves stepfather

A Wicomico County judge should not have allowed a social worker to testify as to what a teen-ager with an IQ of 46 said out of court about alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather, the Court of ...

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Judge certifies class against dealer prep charge

A Baltimore County Circuit judge has given disgruntled automobile buyers a “vehicle” though which to recoup alleged damages from a Towson Chevrolet dealership: class certification of their claims. The plaintiffs claim that a $595 charge for ‘Karkraft Finish Protection’ at ...

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Hearsay halves stepfather

A Wicomico County judge should not have allowed a social worker to testify as to what a teen-ager with an IQ of 46 said out of court about alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather, the Court of ...

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