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WYPR Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and his guests break down recent political news in Maryland.Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6 am and 8:45 am.

Why Trial Lawyers May Not Be So Powerful In Maryland

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Ann Marimow of the Washington Post talk about Maryland's unusual practice of denying damages in civil lawsuits if the plaintiff is partially at fault for his or her injuries, and why the Court of Appeals recently placed the issue back in the General Assembly's hands.