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Judge OKs $10 Million Settlement In Target Data Breach

Minneapolis-based Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit after the massive 2013 data breach. While Target has agreed to pay, it still needs to be approved by a federal judge. This could happen later Thursday morning.

03/19/2015

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Medtronic Settles Off-Label Promotion Allegations

Medical device maker Medtronic will pay $2.8 million to the U.S. Justice Department to settle allegations that it paid doctors to push an unapproved use of one of its products.

02/06/2015

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Settlement Reached In Accent Signage Shooting Suit

The family of a man killed in the 2012 office shooting at Accent Signage Systems in Minneapolis has reached a settlement with the company. Details weren’t disclosed. Plaintiff’s attorney Phil Villaume says Monday the case was resolved by mutual agreement within the last couple of weeks.

09/22/2014

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Priest Sex Abuse Victim Settles With Archdiocese

A victim of clergy sex abuse spoke out Wednesday after settling his case with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The case involved Father Thomas Stitts, who was working at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in St. Paul when the alleged abuse occurred.

08/20/2014

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Kluwe: We’ve Reached An Agreement With The Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have reached a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe.His lawyer says the two sides settled out of court, those terms will be announced at a joint press conference next week.

08/15/2014

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St. Paul Reaches $1M Settlement In Fatal Lilydale Park Landslide

The families of two children who were killed — and one child who was injured — after a landslide in Lilydale Regional Park last May could receive $1 million from the city of St. Paul, according to a settlement released Thursday.

03/06/2014

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Settlement In Case Over Newborn Blood Samples

The Minnesota Department of Health has reached a settlement in a case over its practice of storing and using newborn blood samples without parental consent.

01/13/2014

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St. Paul Approves Settlement In Deaf Driver’s Arrest

The St. Paul City Council has just approved a settlement in the case of a St. Paul man arrested after a routine traffic stop.

05/09/2013

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NFL To Pay $42M For Using Retired Players Images

The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their permission.

03/18/2013

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Minn. Settles Lawsuit With Debt Collection Company

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced a $500,000 settlement has been made in the wake of a lawsuit against Midland Funding.

12/12/2012

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Va. Contractor Settles Bias Allegations In Minn.

A federal agency says a Virginia-based defense contractor will pay $100,000 to settle allegations of racial discrimination at one of its Minnesota facilities.

11/27/2012

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Final Settlement Reached In 35W Bridge Collapse Case

After more than five years, Minnesota’s legal battle over the 35W bridge collapse is finally over.

11/14/2012

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Settlement In LeSueur Co. Deputy’s Fatal Shooting Of Man

There’s now a settlement in the case of a LeSueur County Sheriff’s Deputy who shot and killed a man wearing only a swimsuit.

11/13/2012

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$1.1 Billion Settlement Awaits Flat Panel Purchasers

The $1.1 billion settlement recently announced between the U.S. Department of Justice and foreign manufacturers of flat panel televisions, laptops and computer monitors just might put a little extra money in consumer’s pockets.

09/26/2012

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Mayo Agrees To $1.26 Million Settlement Over Billing Practices

The Mayo Clinic and three related persons agreed Thursday to a $1.26 million settlement in a lawsuit that alleged the hospital submitted false claims of payment for lab tests it did not perform.

08/02/2012

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McKesson To Pay $151M To Settle Drug-Pricing Suit

Twenty-nine states have reached a $151 million settlement in a lawsuit alleging one of the country’s largest drug wholesalers inflated prices for hundreds of prescription drugs, officials said Friday.

07/27/2012

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Phanthavong Family, Senser Settled Civil Lawsuit Weeks Ago

Amy Senser has settled a civil lawsuit brought by family members of a man who died in a hit-and-run accident involving Senser.

05/04/2012

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Medtronic Paying $85M To End Shareholder Lawsuit

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay $85 million to resolve a federal class action lawsuit brought by a group of shareholders.

03/30/2012

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Students ‘Pleased’ With Settlement In Bullying Suit

Students and parents involved in a lawsuit against the state’s largest school district call Monday night’s settlement a turning point.

03/06/2012

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Minn. Gets $280M In National Mortgage Settlement

State officials say Minnesota mortgage borrowers will be eligible for a total of $280 million from a national settlement between states and the country’s biggest mortgage lenders.

02/09/2012

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Ramsey County Jail Settles With Deaf Man

The way a deaf man was treated after he was arrested and held in the Ramsey County Jail has led to a settlement that calls for significant changes.

12/21/2011

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Minnesota Finalizes Sale Of $757M In Tobacco Bonds

Minnesota finance officials said Thursday they’ve completed the sale of $757 million in bonds using the state’s future tobacco lawsuit settlement dollars as the repayment stream — a move that comes with substantial costs.

11/17/2011

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Settlement Reached In Arrests Of RNC Journalists

Journalist Amy Goodman, host of the syndicated program “Democracy Now!” and two of her producers will receive $100,000 in a settlement over their arrests during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, their attorney said Monday.

10/03/2011

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Mpls Light-Rail Builders To Pay US $4.6M

The U.S. Justice Department says the joint venture that built the Hiawatha light-rail line in Minneapolis has agreed to pay the government $4.6 million.

08/24/2011

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Final Lawsuit Over Korey Stringer Death Settles

A settlement has been reached in the final lawsuit stemming from the heat stroke death of Minnesota Vikings lineman Korey Stringer 10 years ago, his family announced Monday.

08/08/2011

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