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Sep 22, 2023

Excessive force lawsuit claims Baltimore County officers shot ‘indiscriminately’ at fleeing man

The family of a man shot by Baltimore County police is claiming that officers fired "indiscriminately" at the man while he attempted to drive away from an unrelated arrest happening nearby.

Aug 14, 2023

Judge tosses Erie Insurance lawsuit, sending discrimination case back to state regulator

Erie Insurance failed to convince a judge Monday that its lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration belongs in federal court.

Henrietta Lacks shortly after her move with husband David Lacks from Clover, Virginia to Baltimore, Maryland in the early 1940s. Lacks' cells were taken without her knowledge and spurred vast scientific breakthroughs and life-saving innovations such as for vaccines for polio and human papillomavirus. (The Lacks Family via AP)
Aug 1, 2023

Henrietta Lacks’ family settles with company in lawsuit over ‘immortal’ cell line

The family of Henrietta Lacks has reached a settlement with a biotech company accused of profiting from her "immortal" cell line.

Jul 28, 2023 founder Nagle, opponents end rival lawsuits over company’s management

A pair of lawsuits over the management of Maryland-based LLC have both been dismissed in federal court.

Jun 9, 2023

Erie Insurance sues Maryland Insurance Administration over finding of race discrimination

Erie Insurance is suing the Maryland Insurance Administration over its determination that the insurer pushed agents to reject customers from majority-Black areas of Baltimore.

A Hyundai sedan sits in the parking lot of East Bay Tow Inc., where Attorney General Rob Bonta held a news conference April 20, 2023, in Berkeley, California, about the surge in thefts of KIA and Hyundai vehicles. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
May 11, 2023

Baltimore sues Hyundai, Kia over theft-prone vehicles

Baltimore is joining the growing number of U.S. cities to sue Hyundai and Kia over the auto companies' failure to install anti-theft software in their vehicles, a flaw that led to a surge in stolen cars and drained police resources, according to the lawsuit.

A shoulder patch is displayed on a Baltimore Police Department officer on March 31, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Apr 19, 2023

Contractor sues over extortion by Baltimore police sergeant, says BPD failed to prevent civil rights violations

A home contractor from Montgomery County has filed a lawsuit claiming Baltimore's police department did not do enough to stop its officers from committing civil rights violations.

Exterior photos of the Oasis and Chez Joey strip clubs are seen on East Baltimore Street in 2013. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record file)
Mar 9, 2023

Baltimore strip club dancers, other employees on The Block file minimum wage lawsuits

A group of exotic dancers, security guards and bartenders filed federal lawsuits over what they say are exploitative pay practices at several strip clubs on The Block in Baltimore.

Mar 7, 2023

Md. woman with uterine cancer sues over chemicals in hair relaxers

A Harford County woman who developed uterine cancer after using hair relaxers for decades is suing the cosmetics company L'Oreal.

Dec 22, 2022

Baltimore doctor sues AMA, claiming her run for president was sabotaged

A prominent Baltimore physician claims in a new lawsuit that the American Medical Association thwarted her effort to become the organization's second Black woman voted president-elect.

Sep 22, 2022

Md. LGBTQ group sues ex-director who sent email calling on board to resign

A Baltimore-based LGBTQ advocacy group filed a lawsuit claiming its outgoing leader hijacked its technology platforms and emailed accusations about the board of directors to supporters.

Sep 16, 2022

Title IX lawsuit claims UMBC failed to protect swimmer who reported abusive relationship

A new federal lawsuit claims that the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, failed to protect a swim team member from an abusive partner even after she reported sexual violence and harassment.

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