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Tag Archives: wrongful termination

Former dealership employee alleges he was fired for objecting to fraud (access required)

A former employee is suing the Thompson Automotive Group because he says he was fired when he refused to participate in a fraudulent customer loan application scheme. Joseph Palumbo, who has worked at dealerships in the region for more than ...

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Baltimore jury awards $113K to woman fired after cancer diagnosis (access required)

A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $113,000 to a Hampstead woman who was fired weeks after informing her employer she had breast cancer. Kelly Rankin was awarded $37,800 each for economic damages, emotional distress damages and punitive damages on ...

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Lawsuit: Baltimore-based pharmacy fired whistleblowing employee (access required)

A Baltimore-based long-term care pharmacy is being sued by a former employee who alleges she was fired last year for reporting errors and misconduct that put patients’ health and lives in danger. Rachel DiMartino had been an overnight shift pharmacist ...

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TALBOT COUNTY, MARYLAND v. LEWIS PLUGGE, ET AL. (access required)

Talbot County appeals the denial of dispositive motions filed throughout employees' wrongful termination case. It presents a single question for our review, which we have rephrased as follows: Whether the language in the employee handbook was sufficient to preclude appellees’ reliance on the layoff provisions of the document

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