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Parents File Suit Against BGE After 8-Year-Old Son Killed In Gas Explosion

Taking legal action. The family of a little boy killed in a gas explosion files a hefty lawsuit against energy giant BGE. They say the utility could have prevented his death.

05/09/2014

Ethan Saylor

Md. Now A Defendant In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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.

03/14/2014

Robert Ethan Saylor

Dismissal Sought In Md. Theater Death Lawsuit

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.

12/23/2013

derek sheely

Md. Family Sues Frostburg University’s Coaches After Son’s Death

A Frostburg University football player died during the 2011 preseason. Now his family is blaming what they call the “utter incompetence” of the coaching staff. They have filed a lawsuit against the coaches, the NCAA and the helmet manufacturer.

08/26/2013

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D.C. Fire Department Sued Over Man’s Death

Relatives of a man who died while waiting for an ambulance in the District of Columbia on a day when dozens of firefighters called in sick have filed a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city’s Fire and EMS Department.

07/03/2013

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Family Of Md. Teen Hit By Car Awarded $90M

A Prince George’s County jury has awarded $90 million to the family of a 13-year-old girl who died after being struck by a car as she tried to cross the street to reach her bus stop.

04/15/2013

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Trooper Cleared In Wrongful Death Trial

A jury in Frederick has cleared a Maryland State Police trooper in a wrongful death trial stemming from a shooting in Libertytown in 2010.

01/25/2013

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$100,000 Settlement For Coal Miners’ Families

Two families will split $100,000 in a settlement of a wrongful death suit brought after two coal miners were killed in a high-wall collapse.

03/02/2012

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Judge Delays Trials In 2009 Metro Crash Cases

A judge has delayed the start of two trials resulting from the 2009 crash on Metro’s red line.

02/28/2012

Jarrel Gray

Sheriff’s Deputy Defends Use Of Taser In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Frederick County sheriff’s deputy takes the stand, defending his use of a Taser. Four years ago, he fired the weapon, killing a 20-year-old. Now the victim’s family seeks millions in a wrongful death lawsuit.

01/18/2012

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Md. Prison Bus Slaying Dispute Headed For Trial

A judge ruled Wednesday that there is enough evidence for a trial on whether the state was negligent when an inmate killed another inmate aboard a prison bus in 2005.

09/07/2011