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Lawyers seek to double fees in Indian claims case

WASHINGTON — Lawyers representing Native Americans helped win a record $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government. Now they want a judge to double their fees. Instead of being paid up to $99.9 million, as initially agreed, attorney Dennis Gingold ...

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Homeowners say they are owed $25M for fees by Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County and several thousand homeowners remain $17 million apart on the amount of money they believe the county owes in refunds and interest for impact fees collected between 1988 and 1996 but not spent or under contract. The ...

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Pennsylvania lawsuit: Firm let nonlawyers file foreclosures

PITTSBURGH — A Philadelphia law firm used nonlawyers to file untold numbers of mortgage foreclosures across the state and fraudulently collected attorney’s fees that caused people to lose their homes in cases which should be legally nullified, a Pittsburgh lawyer ...

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Baltimore nonprofit files housing lawsuit

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore nonprofit has filed a discrimination lawsuit claiming that a Maryland apartment complex made fewer apartments available to black renters. The lawsuit was filed in federal court Wednesday by Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc., which works to combat housing ...

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FDIC cancels scheduled increase in fees

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators decided against raising the fees that banks pay to insure deposits after determining the losses from bank failures this year were lower than anticipated. The board of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. voted Tuesday to cancel ...

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Maryland firm loses $110K in legal fees

Attention Maryland lawyers who have Washington, D.C., bar membership and litigate cases in the capital city: Be prepared to arbitrate fee disputes even if your client agreements contain no arbitration provision. A Bethesda law firm learned this lesson the hard ...

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Annapolis parking fee increase delayed – not scrapped

 [kml_flashembed movie="http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=5309377" width="525" height="320" wmode="transparent" /] Strolling around downtown Annapolis in the summer, I’m reminded that the city is a beautiful sight to behold — sailboats dot the horizon and line the docks along the waterfront, their tall masts making ...

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