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Tag Archives: Maryland Consumer Protection Act

Montgomery Co. files class-action suit against Juul over underage vaping

Montgomery County filed a potential class-action suit Friday alleging an e-cigarette manufacturer created an epidemic of underage nicotine addiction by portraying its product and vaping as “a teen pop culture icon and status symbol.” The lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc. claims ...

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Md., neighboring states announce settlement with ‘sham charity’

A for-profit company that misrepresented itself as a charity supporting service members will pay nearly $300,000 in restitution and cease operations as part of a multistate settlement announced Wednesday by Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Secretary of State John ...

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Jury awards $140K for concealed flood issues in Hyattsville home

A Prince George’s County jury found two real estate agents liable recently for concealing flooding issues in a home they flipped. The jury awarded $140,000 to the homeowner, including $5,000 in punitive damages, finding fraudulent misrepresentation and violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection ...

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Frosh fines, grounds mover that held goods ‘hostage’

The Maryland attorney general’s office has ordered a Hyattsville-based moving company to pay more than $470,000 in penalties, including repayment to customers it cheated by refusing to complete delivery of their partially moved goods unless they paid a fee unlawfully in excess of that listed in the original estimate.

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Md. local governments join litigation against opioid manufacturers

As local governments across Maryland combat the soaring cost of the opioid crisis, they’ve added a new strategy to their fight: litigation. Four Maryland counties — Anne Arundel, Cecil, Montgomery and Prince George’s — and Baltimore city have filed suit ...

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A jury awarded appellee damages under RESPA, the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and Finder’s Fee Act. Appellant Mortgage Brokers seek review Circuit Court's denial of their motions for judgment and partial denial of Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict, New Trial, and/or Remitter.

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