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Two claim medical negligence at Md. corrections facilities

U.S. District Court Greenbelt

Two inmates filed suits against the health care provider for the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services this week, claiming medical negligence and constitutional violations. Both lawsuits, filed in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Tuesday, allege negligence by ...

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Local doctors seek dismissal from massive opioid litigation

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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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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Jury awards $436K for woman dragged by Maryland light-rail car

A Baltimore jury awarded more than $400,000 last week to the estate of a woman who was dragged by a light rail vehicle after her arm got caught in a door in 2014.

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Md. jurisdictions fight to keep opioid cases in state

All three Maryland jurisdictions that filed lawsuits in state court against opioid manufacturers and distributors are now in federal court, at least temporarily, where the defendants are fighting to have them remain. Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties, along with ...

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Attorneys in police trainee shooting case bring discovery disputes to judge

With a discovery deadline looming, a federal judge is looking to resolve lingering disputes in a lawsuit brought by a police trainee who was shot in the head during a training session. There is no trial date scheduled for Raymond ...

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