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Barack Obama by Shepard Fairey (credit: AP Photo/National Portrait Gallery)

Judge Drops Claims In Obama ‘HOPE’ Artist Vs. AP

Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein said in a one-page order that a “suggestion of settlement” led him to dismiss claims between Shepard Fairey and the AP.

01/12/2011

Prison (credit: AP)

NJ Man Wrongfully Convicted Settles For $1M

Nearly five years after being released from prison for a murder and rape he didn’t commit, Larry Leroy Peterson is finally free to start his life anew at age 59.

01/07/2011

Bernie Madoff

No Joy For Many Madoff Victims, Despite Settlement

The news that some of Bernard Madoff’s victims could be getting half their money back was of little comfort to Richard and Cynthia Friedman, and others who saw their life savings erased in the mammoth fraud.

12/18/2010

About 95 percent of the city's police officers, firefighters and other first responders agreed to a $625 million settlement with the city. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ground Zero Workers Agree To Settlement

More than 10,000 Ground Zero first responders have agreed to a settlement with the city.

11/20/2010

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Most 9/11 Responders Settle Suits Over WTC Dust

More than 95 percent of workers who sued after being exposed to the toxic dust at Ground Zero have joined a legal settlement that will pay them at least $625 million.

CBS New York–11/19/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Deadline Looms For 9/11 Responders Settlement

Monday is deadline day for thousands of ground zero first responders — who must decide whether to sign on to a settlement deal with the New York City.

11/08/2010

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

9/11 Workers Face Deadline For Settlement

Thousands of 9/11 responders suing NYC over their exposure to toxic WTC dust have until Monday to decide whether to join a legal settlement that could pay them as much as $815 million.

11/07/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responders Could Get $47.5M In Settlement

The arrangement, which would cover 9,055 rescue and recovery workers, is still subject to approval by the Port Authority’s board, which next meets on Oct. 21.

10/15/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Bloomberg: I Don’t Want To Fight 9/11 Responders

The deal would pay first responders anywhere from several thousand to about $2 million, depending on the severity of their illness.

10/06/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Urges Ground Zero Workers To Settle

Lawyers for about 10,000 workers tentatively worked out a settlement last spring. It could be worth $625 million to $712.5 million, depending on how many people take the deal.

10/05/2010

Lindsay Lohan/AP

Lindsay Lohan Satisfied With E-Trade Settlement

A lawyer says Lohan is “satisfied” to have resolved her $100 million lawsuit over a commercial that she claimed was referring to her in a Super Bowl ad that mentioned a “milkaholic” baby named Lindsay.

09/21/2010

Groups Get Money To Fight Pollution In Bronx River

NEW YORK (AP) – Organizations and municipalities with projects to fight pollution in the Bronx River are getting a financial boost from a 2007 settlement between the state attorney general’s office and polluters. Attorney General […]

09/02/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responder Calls Settlement Offer An “Insult”

People who worked at Ground Zero and got sick from the toxic dust are finding out exactly how much they’ll get from a $712-million settlement.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

9/11 Responder Calls Settlement Offer An "Insult"

People who worked at Ground Zero and got sick from the toxic dust are finding out exactly how much they’ll get from a $712-million settlement.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010

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