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  • 17 sue Columbia firm over hepatitis C exposure

    17 sue Columbia firm over hepatitis C exposure
    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a Columbia-based medical staffing agency claiming it acted negligently in 2008 by hiring and placing a medical technician who allegedly went on to expose the plaintiffs to hepatitis C. The lawsuit also says...
  • Maryland pit bull ruling is challenged in federal court

    Maryland pit bull ruling is challenged in federal court
    A resident at the low-income Armistead Gardens housing development is suing the state in federal court, asking judges to strike down a recent court ruling that pit bulls are inherently dangerous. In a complaint filed Wednesday, lawyers for Joseph...
  • Leopold workers threaten suit over spying, harassment claims

    Leopold workers threaten suit over spying, harassment claims
    Three of County Executive John R. Leopold's top aides have threatened to sue a co-worker for libel after she accused them of sexual harassment, spying and destroying documents. An attorney for the three aides wrote two letters to the co-worker...
  • Maryland Shock Trauma seeks community consent on blood plasma study

    Maryland Shock Trauma seeks community consent on blood plasma study
    Many patients taken to the University of Maryland's Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore cling to life, barely able to breathe, much less consent to participate in a medical trial, a reality that makes trauma research extremely difficult. With life-saving...
  • City loses suit against former mayoral candidate's wife

    City loses suit against former mayoral candidate's wife
    The city of Baltimore has lost its case against the wife of former mayoral candidate Otis Rolley, who it claimed owed the city $26,100 for taking months of paid leave she hadn't earned while working for City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young....
  • Foose eliminates in-house attorneys for schools

    Foose eliminates in-house attorneys for schools
    As part of new Superintendent Renee Foose's continuing realignment of the Howard County schools' central office, the school system will no longer have in-house legal counsel. "The model's not functioning as it was originally designed," Foose told the...
  • Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit

    Wells Fargo agrees to pay $175M settlement in pricing discrimination suit
    About 1,000 Baltimore-area residents are expected to receive thousands of dollars each under a landmark $175 million settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Wells Fargo over accusations of discriminatory lending practices. Under the terms...
  • Sports drink maker sued by Under Armour calls trademark lawsuit "ridiculous"

    A Beverly Hills sports drink maker being sued by Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc. says the trademark infringement lawsuit is without merit, according to court documents filed Thursday. The lawsuit filed April 26 in U.S. District Court in Baltimore...
  • Court clears environmental appeal in Sparrows Point cleanup

    Court clears environmental appeal in Sparrows Point cleanup
    A Delaware bankruptcy judge has allowed environmental groups to appeal RG Steel's plan to limit its investigation of potential toxic contamination in the waters surrounding Sparrows Point. While bankruptcy filings normally put all litigation on hold, U....
  • 'Lethal Injection' dramatically courts your opinion

    When a play bears the title "Lethal Injection," it gets your attention. Michael Reimann's courtroom drama holds your interest, too, even though this Baltimore Playwrights Festival entry at Vagabond Players does not exactly have a light touch with its...
  • Democrats challenge redistricting petition certification

    In an effort to preserve a map they believe will help them gain a seat in the U.S. House, Maryland Democrats are challenging the State Board of Elections' decision to certify that opponents of Gov. Martin O'Malley's congressional redistricting plan...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for highs in the upper 50s, cloudy skies and gusty winds. There is a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows are expected in the upper 30s, with a chance of rain showers tonight. TRAFFIC Check our traffic map for this...