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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

Cleanup Efforts

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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Camden’s Cooper Health System To Pay $12.6 Million Settlement To State, Federal Government

Camden’s Cooper Health System has agreed to a $12.6 million settlement resolving allegations the hospital entered into improper consulting and compensation agreements with physicians while building its cardiology program.

01/24/2013

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Wawa Reaches Settlement With Millville Military Vet Denied Access Due To Service Dog

Wawa, Inc. has agreed to pay a Cumberland County man a settlement of $12,500 over an incident concerning a service dog that happened back in June.

08/08/2012

skechers

BLOG: Skechers Won’t Tone Your Tush, Refunds Coming

By Jim Donovan:  Sorry to tell you this, but the government wants you to know that simply sporting a pair of Skechers’ fitness shoes is not going to get you Kim Kardashian’s curves or Brooke […]

05/17/2012

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Settlement Reached In Duck Boat Accident Case

A $17 million settlement has been reached in the wrongful death case of two Hungarian students killed in a duck boat collision in Philadelphia.

05/09/2012

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