A proposal in the General Assembly would lift the cap on damages in lawsuits over a pet's death or injury in certain circumstances.Read More »
The former tenant of a Rockville office building has asked a judge to throw out more than $8 million in compensatory and punitive damages it was ordered to pay its former landlord for allegedly forcing the landlord into foreclosure — twice — because of unpaid rent.Read More »
The level of lead poisoning suffered by 4-year-old Amia Izzard shocked her lawyer, Norris C. Ramsey, who had represented at least 10 lead paint poisoning victims before. It shocked Ramsey’s co-counsel, Wendell H. Grier. It even shocked Izzard’s doctors. “One ...Read More »
It has been five months since 5-year-old Khalil Willis was mauled by a pit bull terrier while playing with a friend in an alley just off North Bradford Street. The 106 stitches and 12 staples that reattached the skin on ...Read More »
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Exxon Mobil Corp. has been hit with $1 billion in punitive damages for a 2006 gasoline leak in rural Baltimore County, sources close to the litigation said. That’s in addition to about $495 million in compensatory damage awards that were ...Read More »
A Baltimore County jury has awarded more than $495 million in compensatory damages to Jacksonville residents who sued Exxon Mobil Corp. over a 2006 gasoline leak. The six female jurors deliberated on punitive damages for six hours Wednesday afternoon until ...Read More »
A U.S. District Court jury has denied a woman’s claim of sexual harassment and gender discrimination during Hagerstown Police Department training. The jury in Baltimore reached its verdict Friday night. Tiffany Mosby-Grant was seeking $350,000 in compensatory and punitive damages ...Read More »