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Federal judge allows suit over groundwater contamination to proceed

Maryland’s lawsuit to redress the contamination of its waters with a gasoline additive can proceed after a federal judge denied the majority of motions to dismiss. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander ruled on multiple motions to dismiss on Sept. 4. She ...

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Baltimore firm nets $4.85M verdict in Virginia products liability case

Andrew Slutkin

A Baltimore law firm obtained a $4.85 million products liability verdict in federal court in Virginia Thursday, potentially the largest ever against a national manufacturer of garage doors. Attorney Andrew G. Slutkin said jurors deliberated for around four and a ...

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4th Circuit calls Amazon fulfiller, not seller, in Md. product liability case

Amazon cannot be held liable for selling an allegedly defective product when the online purchasing site merely helped complete the purchase between the buyer and manufacturer, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in excusing the web-based company of liability for ...

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