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Baltimore Co. jury awards family $2M in premature birth lawsuit

A Baltimore County jury has awarded a Woodlawn family $2 million who alleged their OB-GYN's failure to identify their daughter would be born premature led to the girl's cerebral palsy. The award announced Monday for Muhammad and Fatima Abid on behalf of their daughter, Maria, against Dr. Meera A. Rawtani includes $1.5 million in future medical expenses and $350,000 in noneconomic damages, according to one of the plaintiffs' lawyers.

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Baltimore Co. judge rejects MDE permit for proposed natural gas pipeline

A Flyfisherman enjoying the late summer breeze while standing in the center of the Gunpowder River. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A Baltimore County Circuit Court judge has ordered the Maryland Department of the Environment to revise a permit it issued for a 21-mile natural gas pipeline that would run into Harford County. Judge Justin J. King ruled last week it was "impossible" for him to determine whether the permit complies with water quality regulations because it lacks specifics and that MDE did not give enough time for public notice and comment.

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Group claims Balt. Co. picks for judicial nominating commission not diverse enough

Michelle Daughtery Siri (File)

Gov. Larry Hogan has yet to appoint a judge in any state court, but who might be helping him vet candidates in Baltimore County has raised concerns. The Women's Law Center of Maryland, in a letter written last week, asked the governor to remand nominations for the county's Trial Court Judicial Nominating Commission because all four people are white men.

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