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VA Adds Staff To Accelerate Md. Claims Processing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s adding staff and installing new managers at its Baltimore regional office to reduce a large backlog of claims from Maryland veterans.

02/21/2013

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Maryland’s U.S. Senators Seek VA Action On Claims Logjam

Maryland’s U.S. senators are demanding immediate action by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to improve claims processing in Baltimore.

01/29/2013

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Metro Paid $1.6M On 84 Claims From 2009 Crash

Metro says it has paid $1.6 million to settle 84 claims stemming from the 2009 crash on its red line.

01/14/2013

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Metro Legal Costs Jump Due To 2009 Crash

Metro has paid out $173 million for legal claims in the past five years, and last year alone the payments jumped 54 percent as the agency started to settle lawsuits stemming from the deadly 2009 Fort Totten crash, records show.

12/18/2012

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Lawsuit Claims Md. Evangelical Church Hid Abuse Claims

Three female plaintiffs claim in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that an evangelical church group covered up allegations of sexual abuse against children, failed to report accusations of misconduct to the police and discouraged its members from cooperating with law enforcement.

10/17/2012