A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached between the city of Chicago and “motorists who received tickets from the city’s controversial red light camera system.” Though the settlement is still awaiting final approval from city council, it is expected to pay out “$39 million to people who received and/or paid red light camera tickets.” According to the settlement, $27 million will be issued in the form of refunds, while the other $12 million will be in the form of “debt forgiveness for those who did not pay the ticket.”
Last week, the New York Times ran a story about the phthalates found in “high concentrations” in many common cheese products, including the beloved blue box of bright orange macaroni and cheese. But wait – there's more! Or ...less.
Sabre is under fire after a resident in California decided to file a class action lawsuit against the company over a “credit card data breach in Sabre's SynXis hotel reservations system.” In the lawsuit, the allegations against Sabre are many, and include “breach of implied contract, negligence, several violations of California's unfair competition law, unfair and deceptive business practices, constitutional invasion of privacy, breach of the covenant of duty of good faith and fair dealing, and violation of state data breach laws.”
The lawsuit between Paul Nungesser and Columbia University has finally been settled. Nungesser, a former student of the university, filed a lawsuit against Columbia back in 2015 on allegations that the “university supported an outrageous display of harassment and defamation after fellow student Emma Sulkowicz held protests around campus where people openly called him a rapist.” Before the recent settlement was announced, the suit had been dismissed on two separate occasions.
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