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The payment is larger than the total of more than 120 other lawsuits brought against the police department for alleged brutality and misconduct since 2011, according to The Baltimore Sun.
The Justice Department might have talked a good game about punishing major banks like JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs for their...
Richard Cisneros, owner of seven McDonald's franchises in Manhattan, is now obliged to pay nearly $500,000 to workers at his fast-food restaurants.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has teamed up with Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma to introduce a bill that takes aim at the efficacy and malfeasance of government settlements on corporate wrongdoing and could bring billions of dollars back to taxpayers. If corporations have the same rights as people, then they should have to suffer the same consequences.
The Securities and Exchange Commission says it has won the largest ever settlement in an insider trading suit.
Homeowner advocates and some lawmakers are upset that an $8.5 billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other banks over improper foreclosures would let lenders off the hook both financially and legally.
The University of California on Wednesday reached an expensive settlement with the 21 UC Davis students and alumni who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was otherwise a peaceful demonstration last year in support of the Occupy movement.
Progressive has settled with the family of a policyholder that claimed the insurance company defended her killer, but the deal came about only after the truly awful story made its way around the Internet.