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Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme ‘Flawed’

The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.

09/30/2014

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Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

09/02/2014

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Remington To Replace Triggers On Model 700 As Part Of Class Action Settlement

The gun manufacturer Remington Arms Co. will replace trigger mechanisms on Model 700 bolt-action hunting rifles, or provide economic relief for purchasers, as part of a settlement of class-action lawsuits.

07/10/2014

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GM Crash Victim Payment Plan Won’t Have Limit

When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors’ plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he’ll have an open wallet.

06/28/2014

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NCAA Reaches $20M Settlement Of Video Game Claims

The NCAA has reached a $20 million settlement with current and former college athletes that had their likenesses used in college-themed basketball and football video games produced by Electronic Arts.

06/09/2014

Ethan Couch, 16, has been sentenced to 10 years probation for a June 2013 drunk driving crash that killed four people and severely injured two others.  (credit: CBS 11 News)

‘Affluenza’ Teen’s Family To Pay Victim $2M

The family of a North Texas teenager who killed four people and injured 12 in a drunken-driving wreck has reached a settlement of more than $2 million with the family of a teenage boy left disabled.

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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

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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

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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

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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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