Lawsuits over shootings at Kansas business settled for $2 million

U.S. 04/17/19, 19:58

Families of the victims of a mass shooting at a central Kansas lawn equipment factory in 2016 have won a $2 million legal settlement from a now-defunct pawnshop that sold the firearms to the shooter's girlfriend. The settlement of three lawsuits in Harvey County District Court was announced Wednesday by Brady, ...

Vegas Sands report suggests settlement amount in Macau case

Business 04/17/19, 19:40

Financial documents suggested Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands Corp. paid $96 million to settle a 15-year breach-of-contract dispute with a Hong Kong businessman who helped the U.S. company open its first casino in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.The amount was listed as a "nonrecurring legal settlement" in a $582 ...

Yahoo to pay $117.5M in latest settlement of massive breach

California 04/10/19, 16:36

Nearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million. The deal revises an earlier agreement struck last October, only to be rejected by U.S. District Court Judge ...

New California law helps utilities with wildfire lawsuits

Business 09/21/18, 15:21

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Friday allowing utilities to bill their customers to pay for future legal settlements stemming from devastating 2017 wildfires, even if the blazes are blamed on the company's mismanagement.The bill is aimed at preventing bankruptcy or other serious financial trouble for Pacific Gas & Electric ...

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