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STEPHEN P. PLATT v. BOARD OF APPEALS, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION

Appellant Stephen Platt is a deaf man who was fired from his job for allegedly signing obscenities in American Sign Language. Platt sought unemployment compensation, but was denied benefits by a Claims Specialist because he had engaged in gross misconduct. He appeals.

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BRIAN BLONDER ET AL. v. DENNIS HOLLIDAYOKE consol w/HOLLIDAYOKE v. JBL

A jury awarded appellee damages under RESPA, the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and Finder’s Fee Act. Appellant Mortgage Brokers seek review Circuit Court's denial of their motions for judgment and partial denial of Motion for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict, New Trial, and/or Remitter.

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SOMERSET CO. SANITARY v. MALONE, consol. with MALONE v. SOMERSET

The issues they raise on appeal call into question the validity of the sewer connection to Malone’s property, the constitutionality of the District’s assessment method, Malone’s entitlement to a refund of the 2008 assessment, and the award of attorney’s fees to Malone.

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TYJUAN BROWN v. ESTATE OF JAMES HARVEY FOIT, et al.

This lead paint case involves two potential sources of lead exposure to appellant, one of which was never tested for lead and has since been destroyed. The question is whether enough circumstantial evidence was presented regarding negligence at the untested property to raise a jury question and survive summary judgment.

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RODNEY TRAVIS v. JEFFREY B. FISHER, et al., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEES

Appellant defaulted on his loan, failed to satisfy his debt, and failed to present any evidence to call into question the validity of the foreclosure sale. Nor was he entitled to a jury trial at his hearing on a foreclosure proceeding in 2012.

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