Tag Archives: Verdicts and Settlements

Baltimore Co. jury awards family $2M in premature birth lawsuit

A Baltimore County jury has awarded a Woodlawn family $2 million who alleged their OB-GYN's failure to identify their daughter would be born premature led to the girl's cerebral palsy. The award announced Monday for Muhammad and Fatima Abid on behalf of their daughter, Maria, against Dr. Meera A. Rawtani includes $1.5 million in future medical expenses and $350,000 in noneconomic damages, according to one of the plaintiffs' lawyers.

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Baltimore jury awards $9.3M in lead-paint verdict

Brian S. Brown, Attorney at law. Saul E. Kerpelman & Assocaites, P.A. (file)

A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury awarded $9.3 million on Wednesday to a man who claimed he was poisoned by lead-based paint at his former northwest Baltimore rowhouse. Terrance Smith Jr.'s award includes $7.9 million in noneconomic damages, which will be capped at $350,000 based on the state's cap for such damages, according to one of his lawyers.

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Board of Estimates approves $35K settlement in officer’s discrimination suit

Kimberly Broyles claimed in her lawsuit that she suffered brain trauma after when she was injured in June 2009 while trying to subdue a drunk suspect and continues to have physical and mental problems. But after Broyles returned to work, supervisors recommended her for the Medical Leave and Abuse Control Program, which is "designed for officers who abuse non-line-of-duty medial leave," according to her lawsuit.

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City spending panel OKs $80K settlement in alleged police assault

The city's spending panel is scheduled to consider Wednesday an $80,000 settlement with a Randallstown man who alleged he was assaulted by police while walking to his car. Timothy Ashe sought $1 million in punitive damages and more than $75,000 in compensatory damages in his lawsuit, filed in January 2014 in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

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