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Asbestos offset argument fails in Court of Appeals

Defendants who lose an asbestos lawsuit have no right to an automatic credit for money the plaintiff received by settling with another company’s asbestos trust, the state’s highest court has held. Instead, the Court of Appeals affirmed that the verdict ...

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Workers’ families win $9.6M jury award in asbestos suit

A jury has awarded more than $9.6 million to the families of four deceased workers who were exposed to asbestos in their work in Baltimore and died of lung cancer. The Baltimore City Circuit Court jury awarded the verdict against ...

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Opinions: Maryland Court of Appeals

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Consumer Protection New-home construction BOTTOM LINE: Although the evidence did not support the conclusion that a developer held itself out as a registered home builder, its new-home construction contracts violated the Consumer Protection Act by requiring ...

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