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Plaintiffs in Baltimore sex-for-repairs lawsuit seek class status

A federal lawsuit alleging repairmen for Baltimore public housing complexes withheld necessary repairs from women who refused to have sex with them has been amended to seek class certification. The class could be as many as 750 women across Baltimore, ...

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HABC gets extension on decade-old decree for accessible housing

Ten years after settling a lawsuit over alleged discrimination against low-income people with disabilities, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City still has not fulfilled the requirements of the consent decree, according to court filings. While a lawyer for the plaintiffs ...

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Lead-paint plaintiff can prove source of exposure by circumstantial evidence

The source of lead paint exposure can be established through circumstantial evidence, without expert testimony, the Court of Appeals held Friday.

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New lead-paint verdict adds to HABC’s tab

A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury last week awarded nearly $1.3 million to a 17-year-old girl for brain damage caused by lead-based paint in the city-owned home where she lived from birth until age 2. The award to Amafica Woodland ...

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