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Tag Archives: Baltimore City Solicitor George A. Nilson

Pregnant witness settles wrongful arrest suit

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is poised to approve a $125,000 settlement in the case of a pregnant woman who was forcibly arrested, jailed and prosecuted after intervening in a police investigation of a beating she witnessed outside her East ...

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City settles police misconduct claims

Two months into 2011, verdicts or settlements of lawsuits alleging misconduct by Baltimore police officers have cost the city more than $800,000. Settlements of such cases totaled more than $7.25 million from mid-2007 to mid-2010, and there were additional settlements ...

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Lawsuit against Priceline, others withstands challenge

Baltimore County’s lawsuit against several online hotel booking companies for allegedly unpaid hotel-room occupancy taxes has survived a motion to dismiss in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Judge Marvin J. Garbis granted in part and denied in part the defendants’ ...

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Police settlements continue to mount

Continuing a trend that has cost Baltimore several million dollars in recent years, the city is expected to pay out another $290,000 this month to settle another pair of lawsuits alleging police misconduct. The first case, which settled during trial ...

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Enoch Pratt library settles discrimination lawsuit

The Enoch Pratt Free Library’s $100,000 settlement of an employee’s disability discrimination lawsuit was approved by the Baltimore Board of Estimates Wednesday, but the agreement between the city library system and the woman will have to be modified to remove ...

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