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Uber denies legal duty owed to Maryland driver killed by passenger

Ridesharing company Uber’s courthouse denial of legal responsibility for their drivers’ safety drew a strong response Tuesday from attorneys for the three children of an Uber driver killed by a passenger in Oxon Hill in 2019 and who are suing the company for wrongful death.

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Federal suit alleges prison failed to protect inmate from cellmate attack

The daughter of a Hagerstown man who was killed by his cellmate just days before his conviction was overturned has filed suit against the state, alleging prison officials did not sufficiently protect her father. Roger Lee Largent died Feb. 17, 2017, ...

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Family of man killed at excavation site files suit for wrongful death

The family of a 20-year-old man who was buried alive while working at a Baltimore excavation site is suing the city and a contractor for negligently failing to protect against cave-ins. Kyle Hancock died on June 6, 2018, after being buried in ...

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Parents of teen killed in school shooting sue board of education

The family of a 16-year-old student killed in a school shooting in 2018 filed suit against the St. Mary’s County Board of Education last week, alleging the school failed to protect her. Jaelynn Willey was shot on March 20, 2018, by Austin ...

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Jury awards $5.8M in wrongful death case against UMMS

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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