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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

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

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

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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

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

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

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$2.5 Settlement For Family Of Noel Polanco, National Guardsman Shot Dead By NYPD

The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop has settled with the city for millions.

02/12/2014

Members of the press and bystanders watch protesters being arrested during demonstrations on the eve of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 29, 2004. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched on the eve of the four-day RNC. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City To Pay $18 Million To Settle ‘Wrongful’ Arrests During 2004 RNC

The settlement, which must be approved by a federal judge, would end nearly a decade of legal wrangling over more than 1,800 arrests, mostly on charges of disorderly conduct or parading without a permit.

01/15/2014

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L.I. Man Settles With State Over Wrongful Conviction For Parents’ Murder

A man who spent 17 years in prison for killing his parents has settled a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the State of New York.

01/07/2014

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Wells Fargo Settles Complaint Over Alleged Sex Harassment By Loan Officer

Wells Fargo Bank announced Wednesday that it has settled a civil rights complaint, in which a New Jersey woman who was seeking a loan claimed a bank employee pressured her for sex.

11/20/2013

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case on October 9, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State To Pay $59.7M To 26 Sandusky Victims

“We hope this is another step forward in the healing process for those hurt by Mr. Sandusky, and another step forward for Penn State,” school president Rodney Erickson said in a statement Monday.

10/28/2013

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Family Of NYC Transit Worker Electrocuted On The Job Settles For $4 Million

A judge had already ruled that NYC Transit was negligent for failing to protect James Knell. A jury only had to determine the amount of monetary compensation for his pain and suffering.

10/07/2013

Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Couple Given $1 Settlement After Resisting Protective Dune

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-vulnerable coastline from future storms.

09/25/2013

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Players, Giants’ Mara React To NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL agreed Thursday to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits by Tony Dorsett and thousands of other former players who are suffering from dementia and other concussion-related brain injuries.

08/30/2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)/Vito Lopez (credit: CBS 2)

NYS Taxpayers To Cover Cost Of Lawsuits Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

Under New York law, the state defends elected officials who acted in their official capacity.

06/25/2013

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