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Tag Archives: Baltimore County Circuit Court

Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. to join Silverman’s firm

Seven months before he will retire from the Maryland Court of Appeals, Judge Joseph F. Murphy Jr. said Tuesday that he will join Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White LLC in August. Murphy, 67, will leave the bench three years shy ...

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Law libraries around Baltimore trading in books for bytes

Ferguson, Schetelich & Ballew P.A.’s law library is a small, windowless room far away from the lawyers’ offices at the Baltimore firm. Network servers hum beneath the dim lights and multiple blue Ethernet cables burst through the ceiling tiles. Bookshelves ...

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Second Exxon Mobil trial begins

Exxon Mobil Corp. has repeatedly failed to follow through on safety measures promised for its Jacksonville station, resulting in a massive gasoline leak in 2006 and a half-hearted cleanup effort since, lawyers for hundreds of plaintiffs said Monday. The four-and-a-half ...

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Exxon Mobil trial, appeal set for same day

Talk about a scheduling coincidence. Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the second mass-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. stemming from a more than 25,000-gallon leak at a Jacksonville gas station — the same day the Court of ...

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Jury selected for second Exxon trial

Fourteen jurors have been selected to hear the second mass-action lawsuit against ExxonMobil Corp. stemming from a 25,000-plus-gallon leak in Jacksonville nearly five years ago. The jurors were picked Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court, the fifth day of jury ...

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Abuse victim settles with lender, title company

When the fate of Charles Lee Petr’s house remained up in the air last year, the young woman he impregnated when she was 14 was hopeful but realistic. Petr, once the middle-aged boyfriend of Mary’s aunt, is serving 20 years ...

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