Stories tagged: settlement
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 12:42 P.M.
Trump pays $25 million to settle Trump University cases
President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge’s approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 8:55 A.M.
Marines affected by toxic water to get billions from U.S.
After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able to receive a portion of government …
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 11:05 A.M.
Stroke victim raped by Sacramento officer gets $1.35 million
The capital of California and an apartment complex have agreed to pay $1.35 million to an elderly stroke victim who was raped several times by an off-duty Sacramento police officer.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
Israel to build in Jerusalem, mulls more steps against UN bodies
Israel is pushing ahead building plans in areas the U.N. Security Council recently declared as occupied Palestinian territory and weighing new steps against U.N. agencies, as the censure roils its …
THURSDAY, DEC. 22, 2016, 11:53 A.M.
Ikea to settle for $50 million after toppled dressers kill 3 young boys
The world’s largest furniture seller, Ikea, bills itself as “The Life Improvement Store.” But after its products caused three deaths, the Swedish company will pay $50 million to the families …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 10:57 A.M.
Trump University settlement filed for judge’s review
Lawyers for Donald Trump and former students of his now-defunct Trump University filed an agreement in court to settle lawsuits alleging that the president-elect defrauded them, signaling that a deal …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 10:37 A.M.
Nurses at St. Joseph in Tacoma get $5 million settlement
Nurses at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma will receive $5 million in back pay after CHI Franciscan Health agreed to a settlement regarding meal and rest breaks.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 1:24 P.M.
United Airlines settles with SEC for reviving route that benefited public official
United Airlines’ parent company has agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty for reinstating a money-losing route that gave a public official easier access to his vacation home.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:41 P.M.
United Airlines will pay $2.4 million to settle with SEC
The parent company of United Airlines will pay $2.4 million to settle civil charges by securities regulators over flights that were started to help an official who oversaw one of …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
J&J ordered to pay record $1 billion for faulty hip implants
A Texas jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $1 billion to patients who claimed the company hid flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips that had to be …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 11:45 A.M.
Mexican raped in Montana jail getting $125,000 settlement
A southwestern Montana county government has agreed to pay $125,000 to a Mexican man who sued after he claimed he was raped in the Jefferson County jail in Boulder.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 7:51 A.M.
Yakima medical group will pay $4.5 million settlement in charity care case
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center and its parent company have agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the hospital’s charity care practices.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:03 A.M.
State settles case over Medicaid coverage of hepatitis drugs
The agency that administers Medicaid in Washington state has reached a tentative settlement of a class-action lawsuit that sought broader coverage of expensive hepatitis C drugs.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 7:34 A.M.
Australia says IBM settles over online census failure
Global technology giant IBM carried most of the blame for the crash of Australia’s online census three months ago and had compensated the government for the financial cost of the …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 2:49 P.M.
Federal prosecutors: Hanford contractors to pay $125 million settlement
Federal prosecutors say Bechtel National Inc. and a subcontractor have agreed to pay $125 million to settle a lawsuit alleging subpar work in the construction of a nuclear waste treatment …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 8:33 A.M.
JPMorgan Chase to pay $264 million in Chinese bribery case
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $264.4 million in fines to federal authorities to settle charges that it hired friends and relatives of Chinese officials in order to …
TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016, 9:50 P.M.
Federal jury rules for black man carrying a golf club that Seattle cop considered a weapon
Seattle man has been awarded a $325,000 settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit against an officer.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 8:21 P.M.
Wells Fargo will pay $50 million to settle allegations it overcharged homeowners for appraisals
Wells Fargo & Co. reached a $50 million settlement this week with homeowners who alleged that the bank marked up home appraisal fees for borrowers who defaulted on their residential …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 4:12 P.M.
Amtrak settles claims for 2015 fatal derailment for $265 million
Federal district Judge Legrome Davis on Thursday signed off on a $265 million settlement of claims against Amtrak for the derailment in Philadelphia of a commuter train on May 12, …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 1:50 P.M.
Hyundai, Kia reach $41.2m settlement with multiple states
South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. will pay $41.2 million to 33 states and the District of Columbia to settle an investigation into their fuel economy …
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 9:28 P.M.
Proposed settlement reached in Oso landslide lawsuit
SEATTLE – The attorneys representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state of Washington over a deadly 2014 landslide have announced a proposed $50 million settlement on the eve …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 1:54 P.M.
Arizona county to pay $4 million in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s racial profiling case
Officials voted Wednesday to pay $4.4 million in legal fees to attorneys who won a racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, marking yet another expense in a case that’s …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 12:38 P.M.
$12M-plus settlement reached in minimum wage cases
Several companies that provide transportation and hospitality services at or near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport have agreed to settle back-pay lawsuits alleging that they ignored the nation’s first $15-per-hour minimum wage …
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 4:51 P.M.
Shannen Doherty settles with ex-managers she said mismanaged money
Court records show Shannen Doherty has settled a lawsuit against her former business managers, who she accused of leaving her without health insurance and caused a delay in doctors diagnosing …
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 7:37 P.M.
Insurer agrees to $100,000 settlement after dog shooting
An insurance company contesting an arbitrator’s award following the shooting death of a dog by a neighbor has agreed to settle for $100,000.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016, 1 P.M.
Elite prep school agrees to settle up to 30 sex abuse claims
A Rhode Island boarding school has agreed to a settlement that would provide compensation for up to 30 former students who say they were sexually abused, the school announced Wednesday.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 2 P.M.
ADP to pay $1.4 million to settle racial discrimination charges
Payroll processor ADP has agreed to pay nearly $1.4 million to resolve charges alleging it discriminated against black and Hispanic job candidates and employees in Illinois.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 2:55 P.M.
Herbalife to refund $200 million, change practices under FTC settlement
Herbalife Ltd. has agreed to pay $200 million to consumers and change its business practices to settle a two-year federal investigation triggered by allegations from activist investor Bill Ackman.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 2:45 P.M.
Uber drivers must accept service animals under lawsuit settlement
Uber drivers who refuse to take passengers with service animals may soon be dropped under policies the ride-hailing company is adopting as part of a lawsuit settlement with the National …
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 10:41 A.M.
Appeals court rejects $7.25B credit card swipe fee settlement
An appeals court has rejected a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.