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Federal judge allows suit over groundwater contamination to proceed

Edward A. Garmatz United States Courthouse in Baltimore (File)

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

Packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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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