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February 28, 2011 6:55 pm

Orthodox Jew Given New Trial After Absence Due to Religious Holiday

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YWN – Maryland’s highest court ruled Thursday in favor of an Orthodox Jewish plaintiff who missed part of a medical malpractice trial because it was scheduled during a two-day Jewish holiday. He will now be a allowed a retrial in the case.

The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that the trial court “abused its discretion by denying plaintiff’s motions to suspend trial for two days,” according to the opinion issued this week.

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