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Nov 29, 2021

Jobless Marylanders file federal lawsuit over delays in unemployment benefits

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 […]

Jul 15, 2018

1st Circuit: Class-action against Uber not arbitrable

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.

Nov 18, 2015

Settlement reached in class-action suit over conditions at BCDC

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 […]

Nov 13, 2015

Attorneys file $38M lawsuit against Maryland comptroller

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 […]

Oct 21, 2015

When eating is a game of inches

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 […]

Jun 11, 2015

Lawsuit alleges utility fees violate Pickwick leases

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 […]

Jun 3, 2015

Maryland Legal Aid receives $63K gift from cy pres

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 […]

May 21, 2015

Plaintiffs in alleged kickback class-action seek second Creig Northrop deposition

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 […]

Mar 31, 2015

Second civil lawsuit filed against Rams Head ‘peeping Tom’

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.

Mar 2, 2015

Nikita Levy settlement appeal dismissed from Court of Special Appeals

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.

Feb 5, 2015

Lawsuit: Online university drags out degrees to maximize profit

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.

Jan 29, 2015

Rams Head settles ticket-surcharge 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.

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