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Maryland Howard County Board of Education Pays $600,000 to Settle Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

The Howard County Board of Education agreed on June 11th to pay $600,000 for settling complaints of board members making homophobic remarks, discrimination against gay employees, and retaliation by superintendent against deputies of a predecessor. School…
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DPW worker died after falling into water at wastewater plant near Glen Burnie Maryland.

Baltimore city officials identified a DPW worker who was found dead after falling into a Baltimore wastewater treatment vat of water as Trina Cunningham. Cunningham was a longtime public employee of 20 years, and had been at the Patapsco Wastewater…
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Maryland, What Should I do If my Family Member Dies in a Truck Accident?

When a close family member such as a parent or a spouse dies due to the injuries that they incurred in a truck accident, it can be very hard to overcome the experience emotionally. It can be particularly difficult to overcome this difficult…
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Do I need a lawyer if my worker’s compensation claim is denied in Glen Burnie Maryland?

A worker was injured at a construction site near Glen Burnie when a rock pinned him down in a trench. A rescue team was able to free him and take him to the hospital for treatment of a leg injury.  If you have been involved in an accident at…
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Is a COVID-19-related wrongful death in a Maryland nursing home considered abuse?

More than half of the Americans residing in nursing homes across the country are older than 75 years of age and may have a pre-existing medical condition that has led to their need to live in a skilled facility.  Federal and state laws are…
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The Maryland Insurance Administration Says that Global Pandemics are Typically Excluded in Business Interruption Policies

But that doesn’t necessarily mean all business interruption policies contain this exclusion.   After the Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) received a significant amount of inquiries regarding business interruption insurance…
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Maryland made their unemployment process worse when they tried to fix their dated system for claims

Workers who were laid off in Maryland experienced frustrations similar to Americans in other states after the coronavirus pandemic forced businesses to shut down. When Maryland tried to fix these issues with a new online portal for unemployment…
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What are the dangers of law enforcement implicit bias in Annapolis Maryland?

Trust building needed. Police practices that include bias are problematic for a much needed building of trust in Annapolis Maryland neighborhoods. Implicit bias influences relationships between law enforcement and communities with a high minority…