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Tag Archives: Judge Richard D. Bennett

Judge awards family $346K in med-mal case

A federal judge has awarded more than $346,000 in damages to the family of a man whose death resulted from a doctor’s misdiagnosis of his condition at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Baltimore.

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Judge dismisses False Claims Act suit against Kernan Hospital

Saying the government failed to present evidence of fraud, a federal judge has dismissed the lawsuit brought against Kernan Hospital for allegedly adding $1.6 million in billings to Medicare and other programs by falsely diagnosing people with severe malnutrition.

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Hilco settles debt collection suit for $328K

About 600 Marylanders who were sued over old debts will see those lawsuits disappear and their credit scores rise — and, within 45 days, should receive a check for their pro rata share of the $328,000 settlement of a class ...

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Jury seated in Currie trial; witness list may include several lawmakers

State Sen. Ulysses S. Currie’s bribery trial, which began Monday with the selection and swearing-in of a jury, may feature a “Who’s Who” of Maryland politics as he fights federal charges of accepting more than $245,000 for using his office ...

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Restraining order against Baltimore school board denied

A federal judge has denied a temporary restraining order that would have prevented the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners from moving forward on a $25 million school construction project. U.S. District Court Judge Richard D. Bennett denied on Thursday ...

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Top 5: ‘This is a case for justice, not money’

A disbarred Maryland lawyer is fighting to get her license back, and a Baltimore City judge “axed” a lawsuit filed by an entrepreneur who sought to halt tree clearing for the Baltimore Grand Prix. Those stories and more in this ...

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