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Tag Archives: Verdicts and Settlements

Jury awards $150K to Elkridge tenant displaced over mold dispute

At Donta Newton’s trial, his lawyer believed permitting an alternate juror to attend the deliberations would help ensure against a mistrial, despite rule that requires a judge to excuse alternates when deliberations begin. But Newton was found guilty of attempted murder and given a life sentence; now, the Court of Appeals is considering whether his lawyer was ineffective. (Deposit stock image)

A Howard County jury awarded $150,000 — including $37,000 in punitive damages — to a tenant whose landlord repeatedly failed to address mold contamination for nearly a year. The jury found Port Capital Village Limited Partnership liable for breach of ...

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Jury awards $5.8M in wrongful death case against UMMS

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A Baltimore jury awarded more than $5.8 million to the family of a woman who died from complications following a heart valve replacement at a University of Maryland Medical System facility in 2016. Elsie Mae Mason had valve replacement surgery on ...

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Jury finds doctor negligent in treatment of pregnant woman

At Donta Newton’s trial, his lawyer believed permitting an alternate juror to attend the deliberations would help ensure against a mistrial, despite rule that requires a judge to excuse alternates when deliberations begin. But Newton was found guilty of attempted murder and given a life sentence; now, the Court of Appeals is considering whether his lawyer was ineffective. (Deposit stock image)

A Prince George’s County jury awarded $900,000 Tuesday to a couple whose unborn daughter died when a doctor failed to recognize a pregnancy complication. Marquita Cook and Jonathan Ramsey’s daughter, Journie, died in the womb at approximately 35 weeks in ...

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Jury finds Kennedy Krieger liable for lead exposure for study participant’s sibling

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A Baltimore jury found Kennedy Krieger Institute liable for the lead exposure of a child whose sibling was part of its lead paint study in the 1990s, marking the first time there has been a verdict against the institute for the ...

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Jury: Hospital not liable in death of man in law enforcement custody

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A Baltimore jury found the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center was not at fault in the death of a man who jumped from a fifth-floor hospital window in 2015 while in the custody of the Baltimore County Department ...

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