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Local doctors seek dismissal from massive opioid litigation

A billboard designed to highlight public awareness in Anne Arundel County tracks the annual toll as of April 30, 2018: 332 overdoses and 56 deaths. (Maximilian Franz)

Local doctors caught up in litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors lack both the massive legal teams and vast potential resources of their co-defendants, and they are asking judges to dismiss them from the complex lawsuits where their alleged wrongdoing is barely mentioned. ...

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Defendant in $364 million Ponzi scheme case seeks dismissal of SEC charges

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One of the defendants charged criminally in a $364 million Ponzi scheme is asking a federal judge to dismiss the Securities and Exchange Commission civil complaint or transfer the case to a different court. Jay B. Ledford is one of ...

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Baltimore, state seek dismissal from lawsuit over GTTF-related fatal crash

In this October 2016 photo released by the Baltimore police, officers, Det. Evodio Hendrix, Det. Marcus Taylor, Sgt. Wayne Jenkins, Det. Jemell Rayam, Det. Maurice Ward, from left, are seen in Baltimore. Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys are set to make their closing arguments Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in the trial of two Baltimore detectives, Marcus Taylor and Daniel Hersl, fighting racketeering and robbery charges. The case involves one of the worst U.S. police corruption scandals in recent memory. (Baltimore Police Department/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Baltimore and the state are asking a federal judge to dismiss them from a lawsuit over a fatal car chase initiated by members of the Gun Trace Task Force because state and federal law prohibit the claims against them.

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Subdivision builder seeks dismissal of Harford Co. defamation claims

Gemcraft CEO William R. Luther Jr. made "false statements with actual malice" in the last week when he accused Harford County government officials of discrimination in radio and newspaper interviews. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

An executive being sued for defamation over remarks accusing Harford County officials of discriminating against a Joppatown subdivision targeting Muslim buyers is asking a federal judge to dismiss the officials’ claim. William R. Luther is the managing partner of OT LLC, which ...

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