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LA to pay $26M over garbage-truck nap ban lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has finalized a $26 million payment to settle a lawsuit over a ban on lunchtime naps by garbage-truck drivers. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday’s 9-2 vote […]


This image provided by Andres Carrasco shows him in his office in Los Angeles, July 31, 2014 with buckets of change he won as a partial settlement in a 2012 lawsuit against Adriana’s Insurance Services, a Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based company. The insurance company settled with Carrasco, by dropping off buckets full of thousands dollars in quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies. (AP Photo

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in coins

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Southern California insurance company has settled a lawsuit by delivering thousands of dollars in loose change. An attorney says Adriana’s Insurance dumped 17 buckets of quarters, nickels, dimes and pennies […]


FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Florida Matt Patchan (71) and Marcus Gilbert (76) look on as Florida quarterback Tim Tebow lies on the turf after being sacked during an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Tebow received a concussion on the play that put him in the hospital for a night. The parties in a class-action head injury lawsuit against the NCAA that deals with concussion issues announced a settlement in a filing in federal court in Chicago on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) – The NCAA has agreed 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 […]


This photo taken July 8, 2014, shows the East Baltimore Medical Center, a community practice affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore. (AP Photo)

Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

BALTIMORE (AP) — A “rogue” gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world’s top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women […]


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Whole Foods tagged with $800k fine for overcharging in California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Whole Foods will pay nearly $800,000 to settle allegations of overcharging customers, prosecutors in Los Angeles and Santa Monica announced today. “We’re taking action to assure consumers get what they pay […]


FILE - This 1990 file photo provided by Sundance Selects shows accused rapist Yusef Salaam being escorted by police in New York in 1990. Salaam is the subject of the documentary, "The Central Park Five," about the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. A city official said Friday, June 20, 2014 that New York City has agreed to a $40 million settlement in a civil rights lawsuit filed against police and prosecutors by Salaam and four co-defendants exonerated in the notorious case of a jogger attacked in Central Park in 1989. (AP Photo/Sundance Selects, NY Daily News, File)

AP source: Settlement in Central Park jogger case

NEW YORK (AP) — All but closing the books on one of the most sensational crime cases in New York history, the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement with five men who were […]


Man repays insurance money with 4 tons of coins

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois businessman has paid off part of a court-ordered legal settlement with nearly four tons of quarters packed into dozens of bags. Roger Herrin, of Harrisburg, was ordered by […]


BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Ex-FBI director to review BP settlement program

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A federal judge has appointed former FBI Director Louis Freeh to conduct an investigation of alleged misconduct by a lawyer who worked for the court-supervised administrator of BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement along […]


LA County pays $2m to settle deputy force suits

(AP) – Los Angeles County will pay nearly $2 million to settle lawsuits over use of force by sheriff’s deputies, including a deadly shooting. City News Service says the Board of Supervisors approved the payouts […]


United Airlines settles lawsuit over skycaps' tips

(AP) – United Airlines has settled a lawsuit alleging that companies it contracted to provide skycaps at airports around the country paid them less than minimum wage while not allowing them to keep all of […]



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