Shipping company UPS has agreed to pay $40 million to end a federal criminal probe connected to its work for online pharmacies.
Google will pay a $7 million penalty to settle a multistate investigation into the Internet search leader’s collection of emails, passwords and other sensitive information sent over wireless networks in neighborhoods throughout the country several years ago.
A Central California farmworker whose arm was mangled in a watermelon harvesting machine is getting a $1 million settlement.
The Brentwood family of a 5-year-old special-needs boy who was hurled to the floor and kicked by his teacher is getting $950,000.
Drug store chain Walgreens has agreed to pay a little more than $1.4 million in civil penalties and to establish a price guarantee program for its California customers to settle a lawsuit brought by prosecutors in four Bay Area counties.
A plaintiffs’ attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over accelerations problems.
PG&E offered the money as a settlement, but refused to admit that it failed to maintain a safe gas system.
After a rancorous public showdown, a secret settlement has been reached in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s multi-million-dollar estate.
A North Bay city has agreed to pay $500,000 to a man who was bitten by a police dog, leaving him with a missing chunk of biceps.
Walgreens has agreed to pay $16.5 million to settle an Alameda County lawsuit that accused the drug store chain of improperly disposing of hazardous materials and confidential medical records.