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City and protester settle suit over 2010 arrest outside circus (access required)

A lawsuit dating to 2013 over a Baltimore Police Department policy regarding protests during circus performances has tentatively settled. Kenneth Lucero’s constitutional challenge to the city’s “buffer zone” restriction on leaflets and protesters near the Royal Farms Arena is currently ...

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Baltimore city spending panel to approve $45K police settlement (access required)

Baltimore’s spending panel is set to approve a $45,000 settlement with a woman who claims police used excessive force when they removed her from her car during a 2015 traffic stop. D’Wan Whetstone filed suit in U.S. District Court in ...

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Attorneys: Fatal apartment explosion suit settled confidentially (access required)

ROCKVILLE — Families affected by a fatal apartment explosion in Silver Spring settled their lawsuit with the management company and Washington Gas and Light Company on Friday. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured on Aug. 10, 2016, ...

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Saiontz & Kirk pays $90K to settle Medicare repayment claims (access required)

Baltimore-based law firm Saiontz & Kirk P.A. paid more than $90,000 to the federal government to settle allegations that it failed to reimburse Medicare for conditional payments made on behalf of clients. The settlement, announced Monday by the U.S. Attorney’s ...

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City to approve $8M settlement with police trainee shot in 2013 (access required)

Baltimore is prepared to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit with a police trainee who was shot in the head during a training exercise in 2013. Raymond Gray’s lawsuit against the Baltimore Police Department and Officer William Scott Kern ...

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City law department recommends $40K settlement for unarmed man shot by police (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates is set to approve a $40,000 payment Wednesday for a man who was shot by police in 2014 while he was unarmed and fleeing the scene of a burglary. Michael Johansen sued four officers and ...

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Md., neighboring states announce settlement with ‘sham charity’ (access required)

A for-profit company that misrepresented itself as a charity supporting service members will pay nearly $300,000 in restitution and cease operations as part of a multistate settlement announced Wednesday by Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Secretary of State John ...

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Baltimore property manager to pay $500k to settle illegal rent fee claims (access required)

A Baltimore property management group will establish a $524,000 fund to repay tenants for overcharged legal fees associated with failure to pay rent cases as part of a class settlement reached last month. The settlement against Virginia-based Harbor Group Management ...

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