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Suit: Security guards were fired for accents (access required)

Two former security guards are seeking $100,000 and their jobs back from the company they say fired them because they spoke English with an accent. Serge N. Wandja and Nabie Cham filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt ...

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Court: P.G. County teacher can sue board under ADA (access required)

The Prince George’s County Board of Education does not have immunity from suits under the Americans with Disability Act seeking $100,000 or less, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held. The 2-1 decision affirms a ruling by a ...

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Prince George’s County discloses amount of excessive-force settlement (access required)

Prince George’s County paid $55,000 to a Hyattsville man who claimed he was beaten by three county police officers, according to documents obtained under the Maryland Public Information Act. The settlement with Cody Denard Beasley was reported Nov. 28, but ...

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Former Andrews security guard gets $120K in lawsuit over ‘prank’ (access required)

A former security guard at Andrews Air Force Base was awarded $120,000 by a federal judge for a “prank” played on her by Air Force personnel that included having her searched by a guard dog. Gloria N. Oke filed the ...

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