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Baltimore receives $350K in settlement over sale of police crash reports

Baltimore announced a $355,000 settlement Tuesday with a legal and business research company that sold police vehicle crash reports and data without properly compensating the city. The city sued LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc. and its affiliates along with plaintiffs Illinois, ...

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Appeals court finds class settlement interferes with consumer protection case

The Court of Special Appeals reversed a trial judge’s approval of a settlement with victims of an exploitative lead paint settlement scheme, finding the parties could not bargain away the Maryland Consumer Protection Division’s right to seek restitution from the ...

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4th Circuit orders parties to settle dispute over Md. college segregation

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered mediation for Maryland and its historically black institutions rather than ruling on cross-appeals argued last month in a lawsuit that dates back to 2006. The court issued a per curium order ...

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Frosh reaches settlement in nursing-home residents dumping case

The state has reached a settlement with the former operator of five nursing facilities and their owner after a lawsuit alleged the company engaged in unlawful patient discharge practices and submitted false claims to the state Medicaid program, Attorney General Brian ...

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Baltimore to pay $92K to settle workplace harassment suit

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve Wednesday a $92,500 settlement with a woman who alleged one of her supervisors in the Department of Transportation sexually harassed her and retaliated when she reported him.

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Baltimore to pay $2M to settle ‘Charles Village rapist’ lawsuit

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The Baltimore Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $2 million settlement with a man who was wrongfully accused of rape and incarcerated for more than a year based on a warrant for his arrest which lacked sufficient probable cause.

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Baltimore police settlement clauses run afoul of lawyers’ ethics, brief argues

Baltimore’s non-disparagement provisions in police misconduct settlement agreements violate the Maryland Attorneys' Rules of Professional Conduct, according to an appellate brief filed in support of a challenge to clauses.

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