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Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL Case

A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

01/14/2014

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Texas Receives $10M In Medicaid Fraud Settlement

The state attorney general’s office has recovered millions of dollars from a drug maker in a case of Medicaid fraud.

10/15/2013

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Lawyer Believes Concussion Deal Will Succeed

A lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL says the league stepped up to the plate, and the game will be better because of the litigation.

09/19/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Goodell: Settlement ‘Significant Amount Of Money’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is disputing assertions that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues.

09/04/2013

A general view of the NFL logo on the field at Texas Stadium on December 31, 2006 in Irving, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Former Players Have Mixed Emotions On NFL Concussion Settlement

Some former players and others think the league is getting off cheap in its tentative settlement with victims of concussion-related brain injuries.

08/30/2013

Class Of 2006 Pro Football Enshrinement Ceremony

Rayfield Wright Calls Concussion Settlement ‘A Start’

Former Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Rayfield Wright calls the NFL’s settlement with former players a start.

08/30/2013

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Retired NFL Player Talks Injury & Concussion Settlement

Mitch White was sitting on his couch Thursday,, watching a rerun of a football game, when he saw news scroll across the screen he wasn’t sure could be right. The NFL had settled a lawsuit with 4,500 retired players over head injuries.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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Judge: NFL, Players To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

08/29/2013

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NFL To Pay $42M For Using Retired Players Images

The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their consent.

03/18/2013

The inside of Tarrant County's Sub-Courthouse in Arlington.

Tarrant County DA Will Not Resign Over Sexual Harassment Scandal

Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon is accused by a former employee of repeatedly making unwanted sexual advances and turning his office an unworkable environment.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf Spill

The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/03/2013

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Texas Lawmakers Mull Fees For Some Tobacco Firms

Texas lawmakers are hearing testimony about the possibility of levying fees on tobacco firms that weren’t part of the state’s multibillion dollar 1998 settlement with major cigarette companies.

08/14/2012

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