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Injured electrician wins $82,000 verdict (access required)

A federal court jury has awarded more than $82,000 to an electrician injured in a Rockville electrical explosion, even though the jurors found his own negligence had contributed to the incident and his injuries. The jurors, in ruling for Lawrence ...

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Jury awards widow $435K verdict in medical malpractice case (access required)

A federal jury in Greenbelt returned a $435,000 verdict to the family of a man who died after his doctor failed to properly investigate signs of an intracranial hemorrhage. Mansour Eid, a Lebanese-American lawyer who worked in Lebanon, but who ...

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Former Montgomery Co. officer guilty of police database misuse

GREENBELT — A former Montgomery County police officer accused of illegally using computers to help her drug-dealing fiance has pleaded guilty in the case. Thirty-seven-year-old Delores Culmer of Silver Spring pleaded guilty Wednesday to obtaining unauthorized information from protected government ...

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Month-long trial expected for former GlaxoSmithKline lawyer (access required)

Opening arguments begin Wednesday in the trial of a former GlaxoSmithKline attorney on charges of obstructing a U.S. Food and Drug Administration probe into her company’s marketing of the anti-depressant Wellbutrin SR as a weight-loss drug, a use not approved ...

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Jury rejects Montgomery County woman’s excessive-force claims (access required)

A federal jury has ruled against a woman who alleged in an $18 million lawsuit that Montgomery County police officers roughed her up after responding to a call that she had tried to kill herself. Melissa Dent claimed the four ...

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PG County’s Leslie Johnson charged with conspiracy

GREENBELT — Prince George’s County Councilwoman Leslie Johnson has been charged with destroying a $100,000 check from a developer after FBI agents showed up at her house last fall. Federal prosecutors in Maryland filed a criminal information on Friday charging ...

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Pro-life group challenging Montgomery Co. sign law in court

A federal judge in Greenbelt has blocked Montgomery County from enforcing one part of a sign requirement for pro-life pregnancy counseling centers while a challenge to the law is being litigated. Under Judge Deborah K. Chasanow’s ruling, the county can ...

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