• 2 women add their names to lawsuit involving rabbi

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two women have joined a lawsuit saying they were sexually exploited by a rabbi accused of secretly videotaping women in a Jewish ritual bath. The civil lawsuit was filed in early December in D.C. Superior Court and seeks class action status. On Thursday, two women joined the lawsuit, which was originally filed…

  • Md. elections official: Noncitizens may be voting

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A state elections official says it’s possible that some non-U.S. citizens are voting in Maryland. Voter Registration Director Mary Cramer Wagner tells The Frederick News-Post ( ) that state and local election boards have no system for verifying the citizenship of voter registration applicants. The issue was raised in a lawsuit…

  • $8K for retired soldier’s no-show in needle suit

    A federal magistrate judge says a retired soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich should pay nearly $8,500 in attorneys\’ fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.

  • Baltimore man wins $3.9M in negligence case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who says he was left paralyzed from the mid-chest down because of negligent post-operative care has been awarded $3.9 million. A jury awarded the damages to 64-year-old Richard Dallatezza and his wife on Wednesday following a weeklong trial. The Daily Record reports ( ) that Dallatezza underwent successful spinal…

  • Mediation set for W.Va. police shooting lawsuit

    Mediation talks are set for a $200 million lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by Martinsburg police.

  • Manning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatment

    DAVID DISHNEAU Associated Press Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement. A spokeswoman at the Pentagon, Army Lt. Col. Alayne Conway, said she could not…

  • Teen sues over phony Montgomery County school psychologist

    An 18-year-old from Montgomery County is suing the county and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade.

  • Metro pays $4.2 million to settle lawsuit

    Metro has paid $4.2 million to settle a lawsuit that accused it of awarding a no-bid technology contract.

  • $190M won’t be divided equally among Levy’s victims

    As many as 8,000 women and girls already joined the class action. News of the huge settlement filed Monday may encourage more of the 12,600 patients Dr. Nikita Levy saw during his 25 years at Hopkins to sign up as well.

  • Snapchat settles with Maryland, can’t claim snaps ‘disappear forever’

    Snapchat has reached a settlement with the state of Maryland, and agrees to avoid claiming photo and video messages \”disappear forever.\”

  • Jury makes unexpected decision in Yelp defamation suit

    Both the homeowner and contractor in the Yelp defamation suit are partially to blame, a jury decides.

  • Md. lawsuit over doctor’s recordings goes forward

    Thousands of women who visited a Baltimore gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped patients will be allowed to join together for settlement talks in a class action lawsuit against Johns Hopkins Hospital, which employed him.

  • Bad service? Don’t slam that company on Facebook or Twitter just yet

    Bad service? Maybe you shouldn\’t slam that company on Facebook or Twitter.

  • Washington Nationals sue insurer over ballplayer age fraud

    The Washington Nationals is suing a Philadelphia insurance company to collect $1
    million under an employee fraud and theft policy

  • Ousted bassist sues Go-Go’s for lost revenue, contract breach

    Kathy Valentine, former bassist and songwriter for the Go-Go\’s, sued her former bandmates, claiming the band schemed to force her out of the group to deprive her of her 20 percent share of the band\’s revenues.