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Northern Arapahoe Finally Get Settlement Checks
There’s good news for the Northern Arapaho Nation in Wyoming. The check is in the mail. A case involving the sale and consolidation of Native American territory ended in the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement authorized $1.9 billion for land consolidation. The Claims Settlement Act of 2010, requi…
Inmates Win $600,000 Settlement For Colorado Riot
DENVER (AP) — Nearly 200 inmates have won a $600,000 settlement for the way they were treated during a riot at a Colorado prison in 2004. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that 13 inmates were hospitalized after the riot at a private prison east of Pueblo. Prisoners were dragged through…
Judge Refuses To Block BP Settlement Payouts
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has rejected BP’s request to block what could be billions of dollars in settlement payouts to businesses who claim the company’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money. Before a hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier alr…
Powell Hospital Settles With Management Company
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Powell Valley Healthcare has settled its lawsuit against a management company over a former hospital CEO charged with bilking the organization of $848,000. The Associated Press reported Thursday the amount of the settlement with HealthTech Management Services hasn’t…
Indian Trust Settlement Could Bring $8M To Wyoming
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — A legal settlement that will provide payments to hundreds of thousands of American Indian trust beneficiaries could bring between $6 million and $8 million to Wyoming in the weeks ahead. The $3.4 billion settlement follows a 17-year legal case over mismanagement of Ameri…
Federal Judge Urged To Approve BP Settlement
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP and a team of attorneys are urging a federal judge to give final approval to a proposed class-action settlement of economic damage claims after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is hearing arguments Thursday from lawyers who negot…

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