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Family Of NJ Man Restrained On Way To Ambulance Gets $875K

The family of a southern New Jersey man who died of asphyxiation after emergency responders restrained him has won an $875,000 settlement.

04/16/2015

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Suit Over Old City Beating Death Settled For $7 Million

A $7 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit against two defunct Philadelphia nightclubs stemming from the January 2012 beating death of a Temple University graduate in the historic Old City section of the city.

04/15/2015

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PA Electricity Supplier May Shell Out $2.3 Million More In Refunds

By Jim Donovan: The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office today announced a proposed settlement with an electric generation supplier accused of deceptively marketing its variable electric rates to Pennsylvania consumers, many of whom filed complaints about […]

03/26/2015

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Christie Calls $225M Exxon Mobil Settlement ‘Really Good’

Gov. Chris Christie says a settlement with Exxon Mobile for a fraction of the nearly $9 billion sought by New Jersey in a lawsuit is “really good.”

03/10/2015

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Pa.-based McNeil Consumer Healthcare Company To Plead Guilty Over Recall

Court documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.

03/10/2015

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Student From Philadelphia Area Stopped At Airport Over Arabic Flashcards Wins $25K

A college student detained at an airport for five hours in 2009 over Arabic language flashcards in his pocket that included the words “bomb” and “to kill” has won a $25,000 settlement from the Justice Department.

01/23/2015

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Prison Clerk Raped By Inmate To Reportedly Get $3.3 Million

Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections is settling a federal lawsuit filed by a prison clerk whose rape by an inmate led to a leadership shake-up and changes in prison operations.

12/01/2014

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Victim Gets $45 Million In Philadelphia ‘Basement Of Horrors’ Case

A Philadelphia woman held captive for more than a decade in an alleged disability-benefit scheme has won a $45 million civil judgment.

11/14/2014

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Philadelphia Police Review Van Safety After Paying Out Nearly $500K Settlement

After a settlement was recently paid to a man who’s neck was broken while he was in the back of a van, Lt. Stanford says they are looking for safer options.

10/12/2014

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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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