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GM Reaches $120M Settlement With 49 States Over Defective Ignition Switch

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Thursday a settlement had been reached with General Motors Company, resolving allegations that the company knew about safety issues associated with its ignition switch, but chose to conceal them to consumers. The settlement … Continue reading

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Baltimore To Pay $100K To Settle Sexual Abuse Claims Involving Department Of Transportation

Settlement has been reached in complaints filed by two female traffic enforcement employees, alleging sexual abuse. According to the board’s agenda, Baltimore officials agreed to pay $100,000 to compensate both women who said they “had been sexually harassed and subjected … Continue reading

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Maryland Attorney General Reaches $100K Settlement With Pepco, WGL Over Termination Of Utilities At Lynnhill Condominiums

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced Wednesday a $100,000 settlement with Washington Gas Light Company (WGL) and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). The settlement aims to resolve allegations that both companies terminated utility services to the occupants of Lynnhill … Continue reading

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St. Agnes Healthcare Reaches Agreement With Feds To Resolve False Claims Allegations

St. Agnes Healthcare in Baltimore has reached an agreement with federal authorities Wednesday to resolve allegations that it had submitted false claims to Medicare. St. Agnes allegedly billed for management and evaluation services at a higher reimbursement rate than permitted … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached With Montgomery County Regarding A Civil Rights Violation Of A Gaithersburg Man

Patricia Via, Montgomery County’s chief of litigation, said a settlement had been reached in a civil rights lawsuit against county officers who utilized a Taser on a Gaithersburg man during a 2013 arrest. The man, later identified as Anthony Howard … Continue reading

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Victim Of Baltimore Police Officer Vincent Cosom Dies While Awaiting Cash Settlement

In May of 2015, a Baltimore Police Officer was captured on surveillance footage assaulting a man at a North Avenue bus stop. That officer, Vincent E. Cosom, pleaded guilty to assault and was sentenced to six months in jail. Subsequently, … Continue reading

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Maryland Attorney General Frosch Announces Settlement with Nationwide Over 2012 Data Breach

On August the 9th, Attorney General Brian E. Frosch announced that he and Attorney Generals for 32 other states had reached a settlement with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and its subsidiary, Allied Property & Casualty Insurance Company. The settlement concerns … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Tyrone West’s Death

Maryland has reached a settlement with the family of Tyrone West after they filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force by police during a traffic stop in 2013. The state Board of Public Works is scheduled to vote on the $400,000 … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached Between Woman Trampled By Police Horse And The City Of Baltimore

In April 2013, Crystal Oats was leaving Paparazzi in downtown Baltimore, when she encountered mounted police trying to force people to go home. The lawsuit said, police officer Janine Gilley neared Oats and urged her to “Speed it up!” Oats … Continue reading

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Baltimore City Reaches Settlement With The Family Of 9-Year-Old Darius Clark

On Wednesday, Baltimore’s Boards of Estimates approved an additional $75,000 payment for the family of 9-year-old Darius Clark. In 2015, Clark suffered a fall while attending Gwynns Falls Elementary School. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed … Continue reading

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