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Tag Archives: Settlement

What is the proper role of a party-appointed arbitrator?

Coming to arbitration practice from years on the bench, I was somewhat surprised to encounter party-appointed arbitrators who were not entirely impartial. Because commercial arbitration has its roots in labor arbitration and collective bargaining negotiations with company and union representatives ...

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Baltimore jail settlement back before judge as plaintiffs complain of delays

The plaintiffs in decades-long litigation over conditions at the Baltimore City Detention Center have asked a judge to reopen the case and enforce a settlement order entered in 2016 because they claim the state has failed to make sufficient steps toward ...

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SEC settles with Columbia-based biotech company over fraud allegations

A Columbia-based biotech company will pay a $1.5 million penalty to settle a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit alleging the company and former executives mislead investors. Osiris Therapeutics Inc. did not admit or deny any of the charges in the ...

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Baltimore Board of Estimates to vote on $110K settlement for false arrest

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve a $110,000 settlement Wednesday with two people who flagged down police to assist them with a road rage incident only to end up arrested and charged themselves. Ivan Pratt Sr. ...

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Baltimore Board of Estimates to vote on $65K settlement for detention, searches

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is scheduled to approve Wednesday a $65,000 settlement with a man who was searched several times and taken into custody last year despite no drugs or weapons being found on him. Ryan Brown filed ...

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