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Judge Approves Pollution Settlement Between New Jersey And Exxon Mobil

Christie’s administration has hailed the deal as the nation’s second-largest of its kind against a corporate polluter.

08/25/2015

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Judge Soon To Rule On Contamination Settlement Between N.J., Exxon

A judge on Thursday was weeks away from deciding whether to allow a disputed environmental contamination settlement between New Jersey and Exxon Mobil Corp.

07/30/2015

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$5 Million Settlement For Family Of Victim Of Hit By ‘Mafia Cops’

The family of a diamond dealer killed by a pair of NYPD detectives working as mob hit men has gotten a $5 million settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit.

07/30/2015

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NYC Restaurant Per Se To Pay $500,000 In Wage Violation Complaint Settlement

Per Se said it was an unintentional oversight.

07/02/2015

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New York City To Pay $6.25 Million To Man Exonerated In 1989 Killing

Fleming was released last year after the Brooklyn district attorney’s office agreed his alibi in the 1989 fatal shooting was valid.

06/23/2015

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Gov. Christie Argues With Teacher Over Exxon Mobil Settlement During Town Hall Meeting

The governor immediately pushed back against the teacher’s claims that the state could have gotten more from the settlement.

03/31/2015

Roger Clemens after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington on June 18, 2012. Clemens was acquitted on charges of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress for denying he took performance-enhancing drugs.  (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Settlement Reached In Trainer’s Defamation Suit Against Roger Clemens

Attorneys on Wednesday said they have settled a long-running defamation lawsuit against former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens by his ex-trainer.

03/18/2015

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City Settles For $3.9 Million In Case Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By Cop In 2012

The City of New York on Friday agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of Ramarley Graham, a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.

01/30/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trustee: Half-Billion Dollar Settlement Reached For With 2 Madoff Funds

The trustee recovering money for thousands of investors said Monday that a half-billion-dollar settlement has been reached with two financial funds that invested with Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff.

11/17/2014

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New Jersey School To Pay $75K In Race-Based Bullying Settlement

The school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.

09/10/2014

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Brooklyn Man Arrested After Recording Police Stop-And-Frisk Wins $125K Settlement

Court papers allege the officers overheard Dick George telling three youths to get the officers’ badge numbers next time and in response, violently pulled George out of his car and arrested him.

08/18/2014

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N.Y. State Receives $3.3 Billion Windfall From Settlement With France’s Largest Bank

New York State was poised Tuesday to collect $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with the largest bank in France, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state’s general fund.

07/08/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Comptroller Stringer OK’s Settlement For Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday approved a settlement of $40 million for the five men wrongly convicted in the infamous 1989 Central Park jogger attack.

06/26/2014

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NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Damages In Revised Concussion Settlement

The settlement, negotiated over several months, is designed to last at least 65 years and cover retired players who develop Lou Gehrig’s disease, dementia or other neurological problems.

06/25/2014

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