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Florida Homeowners Reach $55M Settlement In Chinese Drywall Action
Posted on 14 Jun 2011 by Christopher Bauer

NEW ORLEANS -- (Mealey's) Parties in MDL 2047 announced June 14 that a preliminary $55 million settlement has been reached between Florida-based drywall suppliers, their insurers and a proposed class of homeowners whose properties were damaged by... Read More

J.P. Morgan Securities Agrees To $228 Million Settlement In Muni Bond Reinvestment Action
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Timothy Raub

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) J.P. Morgan Securities LLC (JPMS) has agreed to pay $228 million to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and other state and federal authorities in connection with its fraudulent rigging of... Read More

New York Comptroller Announces $168 Million Settlement With National City Corp.
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) The comptroller of the State of New York has reached a $168 million settlement with National City Corp. and certain of its current and former officers and directors, settling claims that the financial holding giant misrepresented... Read More

Wachovia, KPMG Reach $627 Million Settlement With Investors
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by Timothy Raub

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) In what Wachovia Corp. shareholders' attorneys are calling the single-largest recovery for claims brought "solely pursuant to" the Securities Act of 1933, the shareholders, Wachovia, certain of its affiliates and... Read More

$25B Settlement Agreement Reached With 5 National Banks Over Foreclosure Practices
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Feb. 9 that the federal government, attorneys general from 49 states and five national banks have reached a $25 billion settlement to resolve issues stemming from the lenders'... Read More

2 Force $14.5 Million False Claims Act Settlement For Off-Label Marketing of Detrol
Posted on 26 Oct 2011 by Tom Moylan

BOSTON - (Mealey's) Two whistle-blowers who went it alone in prosecuting a False Claims Act lawsuit against Pfizer Inc. in a Massachusetts federal court have forced a $14.5 million settlement for the off-label marketing of Detrol, according to announcements... Read More

Tribune Reaches $32 Million Agreement With Former Employees To Settle ERISA Claims
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by James Cordrey

CHICAGO - (Mealey's) The Tribune Co., which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, announced Oct. 20 that it has reached a $32 million settlement with former employees who had sued the company alleging violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act... Read More

Carbon Dioxide Impairment of Coastal Waters Lawsuit Settlement Requires EPA to Consider Ocean Acidification According to Larson and MacCurdy
Posted on 17 May 2010 by Linda Larson and Meline MacCurdy

Linda Larson and Meline MacCurdy "EPA's recent settlement of a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity (Center) challenging the State of Washington's failure to list coastal waters as "impaired" under § 303... Read More