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Ex-NFL Players Lose Bid To Disrupt Concussion Deal

Seven former NFL players hoping to intervene in a proposed settlement of concussion claims have lost their federal court appeal.

09/11/2014

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Hotel To Pay Just Under $65K In Sandy Price Gouging Case

New Jersey continues going after businesses that officials contend took advantage of the disaster that was Hurricane Sandy.

08/24/2014

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Bank Of America Agrees To Nearly $17B Settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis

08/21/2014

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NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

07/29/2014

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Phila. Ethics Board, PAC Linked To Local 98 Reach Settlement Agreement

The Philadelphia Board of Ethics and a political action committee linked to Local 98 of the Electrical Workers’ union have settled up on a 2013 investigation into campaign finance reporting violations. A spokesman for the union says it ‘was so insignificant it’s not worth commenting on.’

04/02/2014

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US Files Charge Against Toyota, $1.2B Penalty

The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.

03/19/2014

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Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL Case

A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

01/14/2014

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Starbucks To Pay $2.76B In Coffee Spat With Kraft

An arbitrator has concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle a dispute with Kraft over coffee distribution.

11/14/2013

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Lawyers: 19 Sandusky Victims Settle With Penn State

Lawyers say 19 young men have settled with Penn State over claims of abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.

10/08/2013

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NFL, Players, Reach $765 Million Settlement In Concussion Suit

US judge: NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits.

08/29/2013

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Penn State Settlement Marks Sandusky Milestone

Penn State may never be able to fully shake off the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but news that one victim has settled and other claimants may be soon follow marks a legal milestone after almost a year of negotiations.

08/18/2013

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Retailer Wet Seal To Pay $7.5 Million In Racial Discrimination Suit

The former employees at Philadelphia-area stores claimed management set out to fire African-Americans because they didn’t fit the retailer’s “brand image.”

05/09/2013

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Paulsboro Derailment Settlement Would Limit Future Lawsuits By Affected Children

A railroad is offering parents in southern New Jersey a settlement stemming from a derailment that would make it difficult for their children to sue if they get sick in the future.

03/12/2013

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CVS To Pay NJ $650K After Breast Cancer Pill Mix-up

CVS Caremark will pay New Jersey $650,000 and improve its quality assurance and oversight under an agreement that resolves incidents where CVS pharmacies mistakenly commingled patients’ pills.

02/25/2013

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Toyota To Pay $29 Million To States, Including Pa. And NJ, To Settle Safety Suit

Toyota said Thursday it will pay $29 million to 29 states and American Samoa as part of a settlement related to its safety recalls.

02/14/2013

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