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Judge halves 100-year sentence for 1995 murder by juvenile

Retired Judge Steven Platt xxxxxx. (File photo)

A retired judge on Wednesday cut in half the 100-year sentence he gave a defendant 23 years ago, partially granting a defense motion asking him to reconsider. The defendant, Gerald Jamar Cook, 40, was convicted of second-degree murder and related offenses ...

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Jury awards $1M to Prince George’s woman diagnosed with cancer after lack of follow-up

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A Prince George’s County jury has awarded $1 million to a Fort Washington woman who developed lung cancer after her gynecologist failed to properly follow up on results of a hysterectomy. The jury deliberated for approximately 90 minutes Thursday before finding ...

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Olney car-crash plaintiff opts to remit jury award after judge’s ruling

An Olney man injured in a vehicle collision in 2011 has elected to accept a drastically reduced damages award rather than challenge the reduction or have a new trial after a judge ruled last month that the jury’s award “shocked the conscience.” ...

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Prince George’s Co. jury awards $1.8M to man injured in multi-vehicle crash

An Olney man injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 has been awarded $1.8 million in damages following a five-week jury trial in Prince George’s County Circuit Court. Jeremy R. Iocozzia, was 19 years old in November 2011 when ...

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Prince George’s County jury awards $4 million to woman injured at Six Flags

A Prince George’s County Circuit Court jury has awarded more than $4 million to a woman whose leg was severely fractured when a table at the Six Flags America amusement park in Bowie was lifted by gusts of wind and ...

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Jury awards $397K to mother who became pregnant after sterilization surgery

John J. Condliffe, attorney at Law. (File)

A Prince George’s County jury has awarded $397,000 to a couple who had a fourth child less than a year after the wife underwent surgery to prevent her from becoming pregnant again. After Chivonne Posey and her husband, William, expressed ...

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