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Woman denied hospital system promotion after maternity leave, EEOC claims (access required)

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 ...

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PG County police accused of beating father visiting for son’s funeral (access required)

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 ...

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Former PG teacher files $500K discrimination suit against BOE (access required)


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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Court disbars Towson divorce attorney with history of misconduct (access required)

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 ...

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Columbia solo attorney disbarred after six clients file complaints (access required)

Court of Appeals

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 ...

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‘Phase two’ in case of fatal shooting by off-duty P.G. officer (access required)

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 ...

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