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July 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Gaithersburg Student’s Family Suing School Board, Says He Was Assaulted in Locker Room

A lawsuit filed on behalf of John Doe by his mother claims he was sexually assaulted by students at Gaithersburg High School (GHS) in 2018, when he was a freshman there.  The suit was filed by Jane Doe against the Montgomery County Board of Education, then-GHS Principal Dr. Christine Handy and GHS wrestling Coach Eric […]

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February 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Boy Scouts File for Bankruptcy After Lawsuits, Montgomery County Troops Unaffected

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy Tuesday in the midst of hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits from former scouts who say they were abused by leaders.  This means that civil litigation is halted, and there will be no jury trial. Alleged victims with lawsuits now have to file in bankruptcy court. The […]

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December 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Pursuing Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

In an effort to combat the Montgomery County’s growing opioid crisis, County Executive Ike Leggett announced Tuesday that the county was pursuing legal action against manufacturers and distributors of addictive painkillers. “As we continue to respond as a county to the critical needs created by this epidemic, I wanted to do more, and by today’s […]

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May 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Lawsuit Settled: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is pleased that a lawsuit has been settled to recover taxpayer costs associated with the remediation and repair work at the Silver Spring Transit Center. “This is very much in the public interest,” Leggett said […]

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November 2, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

CASA Files Two Lawsuits on Behalf of Flower Branch Apartments Fire Victims (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Advocacy group CASA announced today that they filed lawsuits along with firm Bailey & Glasser, LLP against Washington Gas and Kay Management on behalf of the victims of the Flower Branch Apartments fire and explosion that happened on Aug. 10th. “We have been waiting long enough and the victims are entitled to justice,” CASA’s Executive […]

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September 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

CASA and Residents Impacted by Silver Spring Apartment Explosion to File Lawsuit (VIDEO)

At a news conference held on Sept. 7, officials from the organization CASA announced that they have partnered with two law firms and will file litigation on behalf of the residents impacted by the tragic Flower Branch Apartments explosion. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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September 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Flower Branch Apartments Residents Seek Compensation and Accountability (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

At a news conference today, officials from the organization CASA announced that they have partnered with two law firms and will file  litigation on behalf of the residents impacted by the tragic Flower Branch Apartments explosion. Residents are demanding proper compensation and are seeking justice. During the news conference, resident Sofia Reyes shared her story […]

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May 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

Sexual Abuse Victim Suing MCPS for Negligence

One of the victims of a former Montgomery County Public Schools’ music teacher who pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing her is suing the school system saying the system failed to keep her safe. In a civil suit filed last month in Montgomery County Court, Towson Attorney Joseph Williams, on behalf of the New Hampshire Estates Elementary School […]

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November 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Pulte Homes Files Lawsuit Against County Over Clarksburg

Pulte Home Corporation along with Shiloh Farms Investment filed a lawsuit seeking $86 million in damages and other relief against Montgomery County and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Friday in the wake of development restrictions on 541 acres planned for the Ten Mile Creek community in Clarksburg. The lawsuit has to do with […]

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August 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Potomac Resident “Reeling” After Trees Removed (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Potomac Crest resident Mark Siegel laments the loss of five trees and his privacy in his backyard. Siegel’s home backs up to a Pepco easement and high voltage transmission line. He said the removal of the trees this past Monday has hurt his property value and his view. Take a look: […]

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