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Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Lawsuit Filed Against Md. Bar Owner Accused Of Peeping Tom Violations

A Howard County woman and others are suing the owner of the Rams Head Group over hidden cameras in the women’s bathroom.

03/02/2015

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Lawsuit Filed Against Purina Claims Food Sickens, Kills Dogs

A dog owner has filed a lawsuit against a pet food company alleging that thousands of dogs have been sickened or died from eating a brand of dry dog food.

02/26/2015

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ACLU: Women Grossly Underrepresented In Service Academies

The Naval Academy in Annapolis is targeted in a new lawsuit. A women’s veterans group wants three U.S. service academies to give up information about how many women they do and do not admit.

02/05/2015

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Sons Of Woman Who Died On Smoke-Filled Subway File Lawsuit

$50 million. That’s the amount a family is going to court for, following the death of a woman in a smoke-filled D.C. metro subway.

01/30/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Family Of Woman Who Died In Metro Accident Plans Lawsuit

A lawyer representing the family of a woman killed earlier this month in an accident on Metro says he’ll file a lawsuit over the incident later this week.

01/27/2015

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Coppin State Fraternity Ordered To Stop All Activities Amidst Hazing Allegations

Allegations of brutal hazing leads to a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a fraternity at Coppin State University. Now WJZ has learned that fraternity has been ordered to stop all campus activities.

01/22/2015

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Coppin State Fraternity Faces Multi-Million Hazing Lawsuit

A former fraternity pledge says a hazing ritual landed him in the hospital. Now he’s filed a $4 million lawsuit against the Coppin State fraternity.

01/21/2015

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Baltimore Woman Sues Hospital Over Amputated Limbs

A Baltimore woman is suing the Johns Hopkins Health System, saying her arms and legs were amputated after doctors failed to diagnose an infection.

12/30/2014

Kevin Hayes speaks to WJZ about his lawsuit.

Bowie State Student Sues Frat For Hazing

A renowned fraternity is in hot water, facing a $3 million lawsuit after a Bowie State student says he was hazed while he was pledging—and he has pictures of the abuse to prove it.

12/29/2014

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Former Detective Files Lawsuit Against Baltimore Police Department

The new lawsuit claims detective Joe Crystal faced intimidation and harassment after blowing the whistle on fellow officers’ misconduct on the job.

12/24/2014

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