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Minnesota To Reap $1.2M In Settlement With Drugmaker

Minnesota’s share of a $71 million multistate settlement with biotech drugmaker Amgen tops $1.2 million. The deal to end an investigation into illegal marketing of two drugs made by the company was announced earlier this week. Court papers filed in Minnesota say the state’s portion will go toward individuals who experienced harm, administrative costs and the general treasury if any is left.

08/21/2015

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Victim Advocates Decry Milwaukee Archdiocese Settlement Plan

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee would pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement plan decried by advocates for those abused by clergy as paltry but praised by the archbishop as a “rebirth.”

08/05/2015

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Big Game Trophy Hunters Defend Their Passion

Of the nearly 570,000 licensed hunters in Minnesota, fewer than two-tenths of 1 percent will pursue Africa’s exotic game.

07/29/2015

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Patients Of Dentist Who Killed Cecil The Lion Talk To WCCO

The patients of Dr. Walter Palmer that spoke with WCCO all described him as an excellent dentist. But they also expressed shock over the killing of Cecil the lion, as well as the fact that Palmer had a prior felony for poaching a black bear in Wisconsin and a sizable sexual harassment award against him.

07/29/2015

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Target Settlement With MasterCard Fails To Get Bank Support

A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer’s pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it didn’t get enough support from banks and credit unions.

05/22/2015

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Environmental Groups, EPA Settle Suit Over Sherco Emissions

Clean air advocates, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a subsidiary of Xcel Energy have reached a settlement that will reduce emissions from the Sherco plant in Sherburne County. The settlement was filed Friday in U.S. District Court.

05/15/2015

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Attorneys Say Settlement In Abuse Case Against St. John’s

Attorneys say they have reached a settlement with St. John’s Abbey that will force the release of personnel files for 19 monks accused of abuse.

04/27/2015

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St. Louis Park Middle School Settles Drowning Lawsuit For $3M

The St. Louis Park School District settled a lawsuit with the family of a boy who died during a swimming class. Abdullahi Charif, 12, died in March, 2014, just days after he was pulled from a pool at St. Louis Park Middle School.

04/03/2015

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Medical Device Maker Settles Lawsuit For $4.4 Million

Medtronic has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the federal government accusing the company of selling medical devices made in China and Malaysia to the U.S. military.

04/03/2015

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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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