Legal settlements

February 28, 2018 - 10:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has agreed to pay a total of $180,000 to three Muslim women who were forced to remove their head scarfs for police mug shots. The separate settlements for $60,000 a piece were filed Monday in Brooklyn federal court. In each case the women involved claimed their...
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Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard leaves Brooklyn Federal court, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in New York. Bouchard testified during her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association that a wet floor caused her to slip and fall inside a locker room at the 2015 U.S. Open. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 23, 2018 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States Tennis Association and popular Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement in her liability lawsuit on Friday, ending a trial at which she testified about slipping and falling on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and suffering a head injury...
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February 23, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The United States Tennis Association and Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard have reached a settlement in her liability lawsuit against the organization. The deal was struck at a New York City court on Friday, a day after a jury fourd the USTA most liable for when Bouchard slipped on a...
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Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 14, 2018 - 3:00 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The buzz around Shaun White's gold-medal run at the Winter Olympics has revived discussion about a 2016 lawsuit accusing the snowboarder of sexual harassment. White won his third Olympic gold medal Wednesday, and at a time when #MeToo and other movements are calling...
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Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the men's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The buzz around Shaun White's gold-medal run at the Winter Olympics has revived discussion about a 2016 lawsuit accusing the snowboarder of sexual harassment. White won his third Olympic gold medal Wednesday, and at a time when #MeToo and other movements are calling...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 29, 2017 file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. Collin McHugh became the second pitcher on the World Series Houston Astros to go to salary arbitration, asking for a raise from $3.85 million to $5 million. Houston argued for a $4.55 million salary in a hearing, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 before Mark Burstein, Jeanne Wood and Allen Ponak. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
February 13, 2018 - 8:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Collin McHugh became the second pitcher on the World Series champion Houston Astros to go to salary arbitration, and Chicago White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia also went to a hearing. McHugh asked for a raise from $3.85 million to $5 million during Tuesday's hearing before...
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February 11, 2018 - 7:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Takata Corp's U.S. unit has reached a settlement with representatives of those injured by lethally defective air bags, paving the way for the company to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy and move forward with a reorganization plan, according to court documents. The agreement between the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event in San Francisco. Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service ripped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the case issued statements confirming the settlement Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, morning in the midst of a federal court trial in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 7:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event in San Francisco. Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service ripped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the case issued statements confirming the settlement Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, morning in the midst of a federal court trial in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 6:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the Waymo driverless car is displayed during a Google event in San Francisco. Uber is settling a lawsuit filed by Google’s autonomous car unit alleging that the ride-hailing service ripped off self-driving car technology. Both sides in the case issued statements confirming the settlement Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, morning in the midst of a federal court trial in the case. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
February 09, 2018 - 3:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is paying $245 million to Google's self-driving car spinoff to end a legal brawl that aired out allegations of a sinister scheme that tore apart the once-friendly companies. The surprise settlement announced Friday came as lawyers for Uber and Waymo, a company hatched from...
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