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Md. high court overturns $2 million verdict in fire suit

“As the attorney of record in Mr. Morales’ case, Mr. Ibebuchi knew or should have known that it was important to deliver answers to interrogatories as soon as possible, particularly considering the pending motion for sanctions,” Judge Brynja Judge Bryna M. Booth, shown in an 2019 photo, wrote for the high court. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

A construction contractor cannot be compelled to pay its share of the responsibility for the extensive fire damage caused to a building project after the developer had agreed to absolve the contractor of future liability, Maryland’s top court has ruled. ...

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Md. top court: Development accords need not provide ‘enhanced benefits’

The Court of  Appeals building.
(Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

In a victory for developers over environmentalists, Maryland’s top court has unanimously held that county-approved property-development agreements need not contain provisions ensuring enhanced benefits for the community, such as new schools or better roads. Nothing in Maryland law or in ...

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Gambling work group waiting for study

ANNAPOLIS — The fate of Maryland’s gambling industry appears to rest with a soon-to-be completed PricewaterhouseCoopers study, which will examine the viability of building a Prince George’s County casino and adding table games to all slot parlors in the state. ...

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