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Avenatti sentenced to 14 years in California fraud case

Springfield News-Sun 06 Dec 2022
Selna said during a hearing in Santa Ana, California ... In California, authorities said Avenatti carried out what amounted to a “sophisticated Ponzi scheme” by collecting settlement payments on behalf of vulnerable clients and using the money to fund his exorbitant lifestyle ... California eyes penalties for oil companies' big profits.
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Los Angeles Magazine, two other SoCal outlets, sold to attorneys Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas

The Los Angeles Times 06 Dec 2022
The acquisition marks a new chapter for a publication that bills itself as “Southern California’s oldest glossy and the first city magazine in America.” ... In September, the California state bar announced that Geragos was under investigation for his handling of a multimillion-dollar settlement for victims of the Armenian genocide.
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Baron & Budd Obtains $23.8 Million Settlement in Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Essilor

Pharmiweb 05 Dec 2022
The world’s largest eyeglass lens manufacturer reached a settlement agreement for violations of the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act. WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the nationally recognized law firm of Baron & Budd announced a settlement of $23.8 million in a ...
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Apple finally stumps up cash for MacBook customers hit by butterfly keyboard problems

TechRadar 05 Dec 2022
Do you own a MacBook with a butterfly keyboard which required a repair? Well, you might be able to claim some money as part of a settlement to a lawsuit on behalf of affected parties, with a judge in California now having granted preliminary approval to that settlement ... California, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Washington.
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Will LA’s New Mayor Karen Bass Reset the City’s Labor and Housing Markets?

Scheerpost 05 Dec 2022
But the other two groups are still in negotiations with the University of California, and a settlement still seems far off ... In California, only 15.9 percent of workers belong to unions, despite the state’s having some of the most union-friendly legislation in the country.
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How a billion-dollar corporation exploits Washington's special education system

TDN 05 Dec 2022
Before long, some of the same problems now happening in Washington surfaced at the company's schools in California ... UHS denied it violated any laws and agreed to a $3.5 million settlement ... UHS shut down at least eight of its California schools as the whistleblower case proceeded and closed at least three others within a year of the settlement.
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“Kids Seem to Be a Paycheck”: How a Billion-Dollar Corporation Exploits Washington’s Special Education System

ProPublica 04 Dec 2022
Before long, some of the same problems now happening in Washington surfaced at the company’s schools in California ... UHS denied it violated any laws and agreed to a $3.5 million settlement ... UHS shut down at least eight of its California schools as the whistleblower case proceeded and closed at least three others within a year of the settlement.
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California turned a constitutional shield into a government sword

LA Daily News 03 Dec 2022
California citizens who sue the government for violating their rights had better watch out ... That case ended in settlement, but it and the other costly, time-consuming abuses of California’s “Anti-SLAPP” law inevitably scare citizens away from taking on the government in court, even when they have legitimate complaints.
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An influencer wanted a 'Brazilian butt lift.' She ended up at the hospital 'covered in blood.'

Yahoo Daily News 03 Dec 2022
Anna Gevorgyan, had been placed on probation by the California Medical Board in late 2020 ... The California Medical Board is tasked with overseeing medical professionals and medical facilities in the state ... The California Medical Board revoked her license as part of the settlement, but stayed the revocation and granted her a 35-month probation.
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Attorney Journals Magazine Details the Rise of Greenberg Gross LLP and Fight for Survivors in ...

Eagle-Tribune 03 Dec 2022
The firm found its opportunity to do so in the California Child Victims Act, which opened a window for survivors of childhood sexual assault to file cases that had previously been barred by the statute of limitations ... The California Sexual Abuse and Cover Up Accountability Act (AB 2777).
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Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

The Los Angeles Times 02 Dec 2022
It binds rail companies and workers to a proposed settlement that was reached between the railroads and union leaders in September but rejected by some of the union workers ... Rejection of the settlement had created the risk of a strike beginning Dec ... California Legal settlement puts police agencies on notice about new use of deadly force restrictions.
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California Politics: Huge gains for women in the Legislature

The Los Angeles Times 02 Dec 2022
The California Legislature that will be sworn in Monday will include more women than ever before, accounting for about 42% of state lawmakers ... I started the position this week after spending a year on The Times editorial board and more than 20 years in California journalism ... California politics lightning round.
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On the fifth anniversary of the #MeToo movement, the reckoning continues, by Robin Abcarian

Atlantic City 02 Dec 2022
... sex," and used a misogynistic term to describe the many aspiring actresses his client is alleged to have assaulted, including California Gov ... In practice, what laws like California's mean is that victims who receive settlements have the right to publicly discuss their cases.
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Democrats move to make South Carolina, not Iowa, first voting state in primary system

The Los Angeles Times 02 Dec 2022
WASHINGTON —  ...That’s what this is about.” ... “It was his idea to be first.” ... California Legal settlement puts police agencies on notice about new use of deadly force restrictions. California Column ... Should California follow? ... California Catfishing cop pretended to be 17, ‘groomed’ California girl before killing her family, then himself.
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Judge Approves Apple's Massive MacBook Keyboard Lawsuit Payout

Slashdot 01 Dec 2022
A California federal judge has given preliminary approval to Apple's plan to pay $50 million to settle a long-running class-action lawsuit over the faulty MacBook butterfly keyboard ... Apple initially agreed to the settlement in July 2022.

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