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Md. high court reduces deference owed to plaintiff’s forum choice

Judge Clayton Greene Jr. (File photo)

The plaintiffs’ choice of where to sue is owed little deference when they live in a different Maryland jurisdiction, a sharply divided Maryland high court has held in allowing an Eastern Shore family’s medical malpractice case against a Baltimore hospital ...

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Mega-lawsuit says NFL hid brain injury links

PHILADELPHIA — A concussion-related lawsuit bringing together scores of cases has been filed in federal court, accusing the NFL of hiding information that linked football-related head trauma to permanent brain injuries. Lawyers for former players say more than 80 pending ...

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Lead-paint plaintiffs claim Housing Authority is stalling

The bitter legal feud over unpaid damages for lead-paint poisoning victims by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City is heating up. Wednesday, attorneys for two plaintiffs filed a motion in Baltimore City Circuit Court claiming the HABC was “attempting to ...

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The legal horrors of Halloween

Matthew P. Woods was sitting in his Towson law office in March 2007 when a scary story came across his desk. There were no ghouls, vampires or undead serial killers involved, but enough questions of liability to send chills down ...

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Opinions – 9/19/11: U.S. District Court, Maryland

Civil Procedure Attorneys’ fees BOTTOM LINE: Plaintiffs who successfully obtained a declaratory judgment vindicating their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act were entitled to attorneys’ fees related to their successful claims for declaratory relief, pursuant to the statute’s fee-shifting ...

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