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Baltimore files second class complaint against banks in federal court

“Just because it's controversial doesn’t make it unconstitutional,” Andre M. Davis, shown in a 2017 photo, told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Monday in defending Baltimore's aerial surveillance program. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Baltimore joined plaintiffs from around the country this week by filing a federal lawsuit in New York alleging a price-fixing conspiracy by banks that purchase and sell debt issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The city’s potential class-action suit is ...

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Baltimore files potential class action against banks, alleges rate fixing

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Baltimore filed a potential class action lawsuit in New York Monday against a group of banks the city says conspired to fix interest rates of variable rate demand obligations, or VRDOs. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the ...

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Lawsuit alleges unlicensed bail bond company filed, collected judgments

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A proposed class-action suit filed in Baltimore Tuesday seeks to collect damages against a bail bond company and its agents whom the plaintiffs say used Maryland courts to obtain judgments under an unlicensed trade name. The suit names 4 Aces Bail ...

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Attorneys spar over jurisdiction in Baltimore bus crash lawsuit

In this frame from video, emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal school bus and a commuter bus crash in Baltimore, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (WBAL-TV via AP)

A proposed class action lawsuit filed by victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and commuter bus that initially was removed to federal court returned to state court last month after a federal judge granted the plaintiffs’ request to remand ...

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Class-action suit filed in fatal Baltimore school bus, MTA crash

Fire department and rescue officials are at the scene of an early morning fatal collision between a school bus and a commuter bus Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Baltimore. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun via AP)

Victims of a fatal crash between a Baltimore school bus and a commuter bus filed a class-action suit in Baltimore City Circuit Court on Thursday seeking damages from the school bus company and its medical certification company. The November crash killed ...

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Lawsuit: Baltimore towing company cultivating ‘Wild West practice’

A pickup truck is towed in Baltimore. (File photo)

A local towing company has been accused of “cultivating a Wild West towing practice” in Baltimore city parking lots in a potential class-action lawsuit. Greenwood Towing Co. has repeatedly violated the Maryland Towing Act, which requires authorization from the parking ...

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