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.
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.
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.
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.
A jury in Frederick has cleared a Maryland State Police trooper in a wrongful death trial stemming from a shooting in Libertytown in 2010.
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.
A judge has delayed the start of two trials resulting from the 2009 crash on Metro’s red line.
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.
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.