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Judge denies city’s request to cap potential damages in ‘Riot Act’ case (access required)

A federal judge declined to limit the potential damage claims of dozens of Baltimore businesses suing the city for failing to effectively respond to the 2015 unrest. Baltimore asked for a declaratory judgment that the state’s statutory cap on damages ...

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Parties to ‘Riot Act’ lawsuit postpone settlement talks (access required)

Parties to a massive lawsuit by dozens of Baltimore businesses over the city’s response to the 2015 unrest won’t come to the settlement table until they are finished exchanging and reviewing thousands of pages of documents in discovery. The lawsuit, ...

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Baltimore jury awards $130K for broken arm in arrest during ’15 unrest (access required)

A Baltimore jury on Friday awarded $130,000 to a man whose arm was broken by police when he was forcibly removed from a bus during the unrest following the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. Myreq Williams was attempting to ...

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