Maryland Supreme Court News

Maryland Court Rules Asbestos Firms Not Responsible for Family Exposure

An asbestos company is not liable for an illness suffered by a woman who became exposed to the hazardous material while doing her grandfather’s laundry in the 1960s, Maryland’s highest court ruled Monday. The Court of Appeals ruled that Georgia-Pacific …

Maryland Court Upholds Contributory Negligence Law

Maryland’s highest court has upheld a law that prevents someone from recovering damages in a lawsuit if they are found to be partly at fault. In a 5-2 ruling Tuesday, the Court of Appeals declined to change Maryland’s doctrine of …

Court: Former NFL Punter Eligible for Workers’ Comp

Maryland’s highest court has ruled former Washington Redskins punter Tom Tupa is eligible for workers compensation for an injury while warming up for a preseason game in 2005 at FedEx Field. The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that ample …