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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court in Maryland

Judge won’t halt public information requests in suit against Baltimore Co. (access required)

GREENBELT — A federal judge declined Wednesday to involve herself in a records dispute between Baltimore County and plaintiffs to a lawsuit alleging the police improperly handle sexual assault investigations. The county alleged in letters to the court earlier this ...

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Prince George’s officers claim retaliation since filing civil rights suit (access required)

Some of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging the Prince George’s Police Department discriminates against officers of color are claiming they are facing retaliation at work since the suit was filed. The lawsuit, filed in December, alleges the department is ...

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Mother alleges negligence in disabled child’s death (access required)

A Somerset County woman who claims a home care nurse’s negligence caused the death of her 34-month-old disabled child filed suit in federal court Monday. Sarah A. Wilford filed suit in U.S. District Court in Baltimore alleging medical malpractice by ...

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PG police officers file federal lawsuit alleging discrimination, retaliation (access required)

Police officers of color in Prince George’s County filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging the work environment in the county police department is “pervaded by race discrimination and retaliation.” The lawsuit, announced by the ACLU of Maryland, claims white officers ...

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Baltimore jail settlement back before judge as plaintiffs complain of delays (access required)

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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Fla. health services company settles Md. whistleblower action (access required)

A Florida-based health services contractor has settled a federal whistleblower lawsuit that alleged the company double-charged the U.S. government for medical examinations of IRS criminal investigators. Comprehensive Health Services Inc. contracted with the IRS in 2009 to examine and evaluate ...

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Federal jury awards $600K to man shot by P.G. police (access required)

A federal jury awarded $600,000 on Wednesday to a man who was shot four times by Prince George’s County police in 2014 while in the passenger’s seat of a vehicle. Darren Kevin Jones suffered injuries to his liver, side, leg ...

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Court: Disabled, impoverished Md. woman must repay student loans (access required)

Monica Stitt, a 45-year-old woman, is unemployed, disabled, and living far below the poverty line. Still, a federal district judge decided last week that she could not cancel more than $37,000 in student debt in bankruptcy, because she hadn’t made ...

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