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Law Suit Filed: Philip Morris Marlboro Lights Consumer Fraud Class Action

October 25 2013
Little Rock, AK: A consumer fraud class action against Philip Morris USA has been granted approval. The lawsuit contends that the tobacco giant deliberately exaggerated the safety of its popular Marlboro Lights cigarettes.The class action lawsuit was filed in 2003. It is seeking refunds for every

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Law Suit Filed: Philip Morris Faces Class Action over Marlboro Cigarettes

June 26 2013
Boston, MA: A class action lawsuit has been brought against Philip Morris. The lawsuit seeks to have Philip Morris pay for medical monitoring in the form of a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan. Medical monitoring is a potentially life saving screening technique, which can often detect

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UPDATE 1-Judge in Stockton, Calif., bankruptcy says Franklin should only get $4 mln

Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:04pm EDT

(Adds Franklin comment, overall bankruptcy ruling)
Oct 30 (Reuters) – The judge in the Stockton, California,
bankruptcy ruled on Thursday that creditor Franklin Templeton
will get just over $4 million from an original debt of $36
million.U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein ruled

Calpers welcomes Stockton bankruptcy ruling, says it ‘protects pension promises’

Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:56pm EDT

Oct 30 (Reuters) – The California Public Employees’
Retirement System (Calpers) welcomed a ruling by a federal judge
on Thursday allowing Stockton to exit bankruptcy in a plan that
will not see pensions cut.
U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein gave
Stockton, California,

Fatal Bicycle Crashes On the Rise: 5 Facts You Should Know

Biking can be a healthy and ecologically friendly alternative to driving. But bicyclists should be aware that the number of fatal bicycle accidents involving motor vehicles is on the rise.
Between 2010 and 2012, the number of U.S. bicyclists killed in accidents involving motor vehicles rose by 16 percent,

Russian investor buys majority of Nuerburgring race track

FRANKFURT
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:37pm EDT

FRANKFURT Oct 30 (Reuters) – Russian investor Viktor
Kharitonin has bought a majority stake in the financially
troubled Nuerburgring race track in Germany, the track’s
administrator said on Thursday.
Kharitonin’s holding company has bought a two-thirds stake
in the track from race

Some MF Global creditors to get first payout, 3 years after bankruptcy

By Jonathan Stempel

NEW YORK
Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:44pm EDT

NEW YORK Oct 30 (Reuters) – A large group of creditors of
MF Global Holdings Ltd’s bankrupt brokerage unit will soon
receive their first payout, as $518.7 million of checks start to
be mailed out on Friday, the