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Jul 28, 2023 founder Nagle, opponents end rival lawsuits over company’s management

A pair of lawsuits over the management of Maryland-based LLC have both been dismissed in federal court.

May 31, 2022

Rapper Young Moose reaches $300K deal with Baltimore over arrest

A court settlement calls for the city of Baltimore to pay $300,000 to resolve claims that police officers planted drugs on a rapper known as Young Moose.

Sep 20, 2021

Editorial Advisory Board: Cracking down on late settlements

All too often, one litigant or another, sometimes both, play a game of chicken before settling their cases by waiting until a jury has been selected and seated. Seating a jury is costly to the court both in terms of money and time. If the jury was not really needed, going through the process may […]

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Dec 19, 2019

Baltimore a party to $337M settlement with banks on price-fixing

Baltimore is one of several government and union plaintiffs that stands to recoup damages sustained in a proposed $337 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing major financial institutions of a price-fixing conspiracy. The city filed a lawsuit earlier this year in U.S. District Court in New York alleging banks that purchase and sell debt issued […]

“For all of the attention that’s paid to the risk to judges and others in criminal cases, it’s so important to remind everybody that it is these emotional-laden cases involving families and children (that pose the most danger,” says Andre M. Davis, a retired federal and Maryland state judge. (The Daily Record/File Photo)
Dec 18, 2019

Baltimore’s lawyer: No more limits on speech in police settlements

Citizens who have settled cases with Baltimore over alleged police misconduct are free to speak about their experiences regardless of any clause in their settlement agreement that restricts their speech, the city’s attorney said Wednesday. Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. Davis said the city is no longer using any kind of nondisparagement or gag provisions […]

Jul 23, 2019

As council weighs ‘gag order’ ban, city asks for rehearing on ruling

The day after two Baltimore City Council members introduced a bill to ban “gag orders” in police settlement agreements, the city’s lawyer filed a petition to reverse an appellate opinion that found such orders unconstitutional. Council President Brandon M. Scott and Councilwoman Shannon Sneed announced an ordinance Monday evening that would prohibit the use of provisions [&helli[...]

Dec 19, 2018

EEOC settles discrimination lawsuit for $300,000 against car wash

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has reached a $300,000 settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit against Maritime Autowash, the federal agency announced Wednesday. In a lawsuit filed in August 2017, the EEOC alleged Maritime, later known as Phase 2 Investments, Inc., segregated Hispanic workers into lower-paying jobs at its Edgewater location, such as laborer […]

Aug 26, 2018

States reconsider confidential deals in workplace harassment cases

Lawmakers in 16 states, including Maryland, introduced bills this year to restrict the use by private employers of non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases.

May 23, 2018

Salisbury argues for dismissal of PIA lawsuit over settlement documents

Attorneys for the city of Salisbury will argue Thursday for dismissal of an ACLU of Maryland lawsuit alleging violations of the Maryland Public Information Act for withholding documents related to a police settlement.

Aug 11, 2017

Baltimore Co. family gets $70K for bed bug infestation at Kushner-owned property

Sarann Han moved to a townhouse in Halethorpe with her two young children last summer. But she did not know the home’s property management company had treated the unit with chemicals until the day before she moved in to address a problem with bed bugs. In June, Han settled for $70,000 her lawsuit against JK2 […]

Aug 7, 2017

$1.1 million in police settlements on Board of Estimates agenda

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve more than $1.1 million in police settlements Wednesday, including $600,000 for the family of Tyrone West Sr. West died in July 2013 following an altercation with Baltimore and Morgan State University police. His family sued both the city and the university. The city spending panel […]

Nov 9, 2016

$1.25M settlement reached in Anne Arundel Co. crash suit

A lawsuit filed by a Severna Park man who was in a coma for nine days after his car was hit by an alleged drunk driver has settled for $1.25 million. David Saul was driving his Ford Focus on Chestnut Tree Drive in Cape St. Claire, a suburb of Annapolis, at about 11:30 p.m. on July […]

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