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State Farm hit with $1M verdict in underinsured motorist suit

A Montgomery County jury has awarded more than $1 million in damages to a Walkersville woman after concluding that State Farm Insurance Cos. breached its policy by failing to provide underinsured motorist coverage after she was seriously injured in a January 2007 car crash.

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Police detective convicted of lying about shooting

A Baltimore police detective who claimed he was shot by another man and sought worker’s compensation has been convicted of perjury and fraud. A Baltimore Circuit Court jury also convicted Anthony N. Fata Wednesday of misconduct in office. Sentencing is ...

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More workers’ comp a sign of health – for economy

More Maryland workers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, more benefits are being paid out and employers are spending a greater share of their payrolls on those benefits, according to a report by the National Academy of Social Insurance, a nonprofit that promotes the economic benefits of workers’ compensation.

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Newly insured will pay a premium in health premiums

Some Marylanders seeking to buy new health insurance on the state exchange for next year can expect to pay higher premiums for those plans than the current rates for similar plans. However, premiums will be lower than what insurance companies had proposed, some by as much as 33 percent.

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