Relatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death.
Most of the claims in a lawsuit by a former Xavier University basketball player accusing the school and its president of damaging his reputation by expelling him for what he says was a false rape accusation will proceed to trial, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Dez Wells now plays for the University of Maryland.
A Pennsylvania man has agreed to a $10,000 settlement of his lawsuit accusing Maryland State Police officers of roughing him up after he raced past a traffic stop on his motorcycle.
Maryland’s highest court has struck down a key piece of ground-rent reforms enacted by lawmakers in 2007, siding with ground rent holders in a lawsuit against the state.
Federal officials have determined construction of the light rail Purple Line in Maryland would not harm an endangered species living nearby, but environmental activists in Chevy Chase are preparing a lawsuit to have the project’s impact reconsidered.
Thousands of women who may have been secretly photographed by a Johns Hopkins gynecologist must register if they want to be part of a possible class action settlement in the case.
The University of Maryland has filed a $157 million counterclaim against the Atlantic Coast Conference, alleging the league tried to recruit two Big Ten schools after Maryland announced its intention to leave for the Big Ten.
A former deputy Frederick County attorney says the county’s elected leaders fired her in 2011 at the behest of land developers who considered her their enemy.
A million dollar lawsuit has been slapped on the desk of the Baltimore City Police Department from the family of a man shot more than a dozen times by officers outside of a night club in 2011. The lawsuit not only lists the police department but also the night club and its promoters.
About 20 households affected by a leak at a Jacksonville gas station in 2006 have settled their lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp.
Supporters of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler filed a lawsuit on Thursday to stop his opponent’s running mate in the governor’s race from raising money during Maryland’s 90-day legislative session.
Three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.