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Jones v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co.

The Fourth Circuit held that under Maryland law, insurers of a bankrupt insulation company are liable only for a pro rata portion of the bodily injury that occurred during the time the company's policy was in place and that any injuries...

1000 Friends of Md. v. Browner

The court denies an environmental group's petition to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) approval of Maryland's revised motor vehicle emissions budget (MVEB) for the Baltimore ozone nonattainment area. In 1999,...

Gingerville Community Ass'n v. Anne Arundel County

The court grants a county's motion for summary judgment in a case in which a community association challenged the county's receipt of a state nontidal wetlands permit for the planned construction of a roadway extension. The court first...

Soaring Vista Properties, Inc. v. Board of County Comm'rs of Queen Anne's County

The court holds that a state law preempted a county ordinance that placed a six-month moratorium on the construction of all sludge storage facilities, and, consequently, a wastewater firm could build a sludge storage facility in the...

Assicurazioni Generali, S.p.A. v. Neil

The court holds that the pollution exclusion clause in a former hotel owner's general liability insurance policy bars coverage of personal injury claims brought by hotel guests who suffered carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. The court...

Medical Waste Assocs. Ltd. Partnership v. Mayor of Baltimore

The court holds that a local ordinance imposing geographic restrictions on the sources of waste for a regional medical waste incinerator does not violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution. A commercial enterprise obtained...