A group of unemployed Marylanders has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit against state Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson, claiming that the problems they faced in receiving jobless benefits violate federal law. The group, which filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Maryland, is also seeking an injunction that would force Maryland’s Department of Labor […]
A putative class-action accusing the ride-share service Uber of imposing fictitious fees was not subject to arbitration, the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
The Baltimore City Detention Center’s health care system will be overhauled and its facilities will be improved as part of a settlement in a class-action lawsuit, lawyers for the plaintiffs announced Wednesday. The Public Justice Center, the Law Offices of Elizabeth Alexander, and the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal judge in June to […]
ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys filed a $38 million class action lawsuit against the Maryland comptroller’s office on Friday, alleging the state wrongly changed the law to lower the amount of interest it would owe people who became entitled to tax refunds due to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. In May, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that […]
Finally, I no longer need to bring my ruler when I go to Subway. Ever since I heard reports that the sub shop might be coming up short with its roll sizes, I’ve been closely inspecting my six-inch grilled chicken and foot-long sweet onion chicken teriyaki subs. (Sometimes I go pickles, sometimes I go banana […]
Tenants of a Northwest Baltimore apartment complex have filed a potential class-action lawsuit against their landlord, alleging they have been assessed three times the amount of utilities fees than spelled out in their lease agreements. Pickwick Apartments also uses “vastly different and highly unfair formulas” to prorate the utility charges, giving discounts to units with […]
Maryland Legal Aid has received a $63,000 gift via a cy pres award. The funds were directed to Legal Aid by Jane Santoni of Williams & Santoni LLP in Towson and Robert W. Murphy, a Florida solo practitioner. The money comes from a $425,000 settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Credit Corp. for […]
Attorneys in a class-action lawsuit against one of Maryland’s largest real estate groups believe a six-word email could help prove an alleged kickback scheme. The plaintiffs’ lawyers want Creig Northrop of The Creig Northrop Team P.C. to appear for a second deposition and answer questions about communications he made with lawyers regarding a marketing agreement […]
A second, potential class-action lawsuit has been filed against the owner of the Rams Head Tavern in Savage Mill for allegedly secretly videotaping women in the restroom.
A lone objector to Johns Hopkins Hospital System's $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of former gynecologist Nikita Levy has dismissed her appeal, according to court records.
The Baltimore-based parent company of an online college deliberately prolongs students' efforts to obtain master's and doctorate degrees in order to receive additional tuition payments, according to a potential class-action lawsuit.
The operator of Rams Head Live and Pier Six Pavilion could pay more than $1.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging the venues violated a Truman-era law that limited ticket surcharges.