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AG files criminal charges against St. Vincent’s Infant Asylum developer

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh successfully argued that not every criticism of a person holding a position of public trust addresses a matter of public concern. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh filed criminal charges Monday against a developer who demolished the historic St. Vincent’s Infant Asylum buildings in Baltimore without proper permits and notices. An eight-count criminal information filed in Baltimore City Circuit Court alleges that William ...

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Despite 35,080-case backlog, asbestos docket is under control, Judiciary says

Del. Maggie McIntosh, D-Baltimore and chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, in rear, and Sen. Nancy King, D-Montgomery and chairwoman of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, will be tasked with finding the money to pay for the plan. (Bryan P. Sears)

The Baltimore City Circuit Court’s efforts to reduce its backlog of asbestos cases belies any need for statutory, regulatory or budgetary changes to how these personal injury claims are currently handled, the Maryland Judiciary stated this week in a report ...

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Judge: Company cannot pin mesothelioma case on Bethlehem Steel


Foster Wheeler LLC cannot pin on Bethlehem Steel Sparrows Point Shipyard the fatal disease a man allegedly contracted during his 30 years working at the Baltimore-area yard that used asbestos-containing products that Foster Wheeler supplied, a federal judge has ruled ...

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