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Attorney Katrina Dennis remembered as skilled litigator with community bonds

Baltimore attorney and University System of Maryland Regent Katrina J. Dennis died Saturday after a years-long battle with breast cancer. Dennis’ death came one week into a medical malpractice trial accusing her doctor of negligence. Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Colleen ...

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Attorneys battle over proposed no-fault birth injury fund

ANNAPOLIS – Hospital attorneys battled plaintiffs’ lawyers Wednesday over legislation to create a dedicated no-fault fund to compensate families of babies injured during birth. Under the legislation, families of injured babies would waive their right to sue. Appearing before a Senate ...

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Md. high court reinstates medical malpractice verdict

Maryland’s top court has reinstated a $329,000 medical malpractice verdict after concluding that the trial judge’s failure to instruct the jury clearly about a doctor’s heightened standard of care in a personal injury case did not affect the jurors’ decision. ...

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Mother alleges negligence in disabled child’s death

A Somerset County woman who claims a home care nurse’s negligence caused the death of her 34-month-old disabled child filed suit in federal court Monday. Sarah A. Wilford filed suit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore alleging medical malpractice by ...

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Jury awards $1.3M for missed heart attack diagnosis in 23-year-old man

A Montgomery County jury awarded $1.3 million to the parents of a man who did not receive prompt medical care after going to the hospital with chest pain and died of complications from a heart attack. The verdict found the emergency ...

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