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Christine Svanemyr (left) was fatally struck by a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department truck at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. City employee Thomas Burnoski is accused of hit-and-run in the case. (Bay City News Service, SFPD)

San Francisco Settles For $15M With Family Of Woman Killed In Holly Park

The family of a 35-year-old woman who was run over and killed by a city employee driving on the grass in San Francisco’s Holly Park last September has been issued a settlement by the city of $15.1 million.

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The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Settle Lawsuit With Former Cheerleaders For $1.25 Million

About 90 cheerleaders will receive checks after the class-action wage theft lawsuit was filed against the team back in January.

09/04/2014

A sign outside a Bank of America branch in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California To Receive Hundreds Of Millions In Bank Of America Settlement

California will recover $300 million in damages from Bank of America as part of a $16.65 billion settlement over the bank’s handling of mortgage-backed securities prior to 2009, officials said Friday.

08/22/2014

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HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal Service

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.

08/01/2014

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Strikes $3.5 Deal In Wrongful Conviction Of Man Who Served 18 Years In Prison

San Francisco’s city attorney is recommending the city approve a $3.5 million settlement with a man who spent 18 years in prison for a double slaying before a judge ruled he was wrongly convicted.

07/14/2014

Walgreens store in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Walgreens To Pay $180K To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit Filed By South San Francisco Woman

Drugstore Walgreens has agreed to pay $180,000 to a long-time South San Francisco employee to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday.

07/02/2014

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Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover Investigations

The Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new prescriptions.

07/01/2014

In this 2008 photo former Stanford quarterback Trent Edwards suffers a concussion while playing for the Buffalo Bills. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Concussion Damages

The NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough money to cover retired players.

06/25/2014

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San Francisco For-Profit College Settles Alleged Deceptive Marketing Suit For $4.4M

The California Art Institute in San Francisco, a for-profit university, has agreed to a $4.4 million settlement with the City Attorney’s office over claims that it allegedly used deceptive marketing tactics.

06/18/2014

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Moraga School District Settles Teacher Sexual Abuse Lawsuits For $14 Million

The Moraga School District has settled two sexual abuse lawsuits and will pay $7 million each to two women allegedly abused by a former teacher, according to district superintendent Bruce Burns.

06/18/2014

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