The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed suit against Laurel-based Dimensions Healthcare System, alleging the company denied a promotion to an employee because she took several months of maternity leave. Cassandra Crawford had worked for Dimensions Healthcare for seven ...Read More »
You don’t have to be a member of the Maryland Bar to face the Court of Appeals’ top sanction, according to a ruling filed on Thursday. The state’s top court disbarred Tawana D. Shephard, who was not licensed to practice ...Read More »
A 68-year-old man who alleges he was severely beaten, immobilized by a stun gun and pepper-sprayed without reason by three Prince George’s County police officers last year while in town for his son’s funeral has filed an excessive force lawsuit ...Read More »
A former Prince George’s County middle school teacher has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against the county’s board of education, alleging she was forced into retirement because of her supervisor’s refusal to provide accommodations that would help manage her spinal disorder. ...
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The state’s top court has disbarred a Towson attorney with a “rather lengthy history” of misconduct who faced complaints from four clients she represented in divorce matters. Melissa D. Gray charged these clients unreasonable fees, ignored phone calls and emails ...Read More »
A Columbia lawyer who faced attorney grievance complaints from six different clients was disbarred because failed to use a trust account for unearned legal fees, did not refund those unearned fees after representation agreements ended and was unresponsive to his ...Read More »
The use of excessive force has become an accepted and commonplace practice among members of Prince George’s County’s police force and is frequently aimed at the primarily Hispanic community in Langley Park, according to an amended complaint filed in a ...Read More »