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Erroneous admission of evidence prompted new trial (access required)

Where defendants’ compromise statements were erroneously admitted to prove the validity of the plaintiff’s claim for a commission on the sale of industrial property, and the error was not harmless, the defendants were entitled to a new trial. Background A jury awarded John Macsherry Jr. $1 million on his claims against Sparrows Point LLC, Commercial Development Company ...