Lawyers for the Stamford woman who was badly mauled by her friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against the chimp owner’s estate.
New York and New Jersey will receive upwards of $800 million each while Connecticut will receive $119 million for struggling homeowners, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.
The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.
Le Conte’s parents gave him the dog while the couple lived together in 2009. After the two broke up in December 2010, Lee took care of Bubkas for about two months, including while Le Conte was traveling in August.
Ticketmaster’s troubles began when some Bruce Springsteen fans accused the company of deception, charging more and profiting off hidden fees. Then came the class-action suit filed by attorneys on behalf of tens of thousands of angry ticket buyers.
Angela Genova, a lawyer for both campaigns, confirmed the settlement, which showed up in recently filed campaign finance documents for the New Jersey Democrats.
A historic $7.2 billion deal was approved Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought against the estate of one of the oldest and wealthiest clients of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff.
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.
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.
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.
More than 10,000 Ground Zero first responders have agreed to a settlement with the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.