Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Judge: Fired Ohio State band director’s lawsuit can proceed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the fired Ohio State University’s band director’s lawsuit against the school can proceed.

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Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

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Woman seeks dismissal of suit against daughter of Bama coach

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman asked a judge Thursday to dismiss her lawsuit against the daughter of University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban, bringing an apparent end to a legal fight between sorority sisters that began after a night of partying in Tuscaloosa.

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

In this Sept. 18, 2007 file photo, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, a trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozell NFL Player Retirement Plan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The family of the late NFL safety plans to appeal terms of a class-action concussion settlement that was announced Wednesday, April 22, 2015, "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week’s class-action concussion settlement “sooner rather than later.”

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‘Concern’ about appeals of NFL concussion case settlement

In this Dec. 23, 2007, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau (55) reacts after a defensive play during an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. Critics contend the NFL is getting off lightly given annual revenues of about $10 billion About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

It’s been four years since lawsuits connected to concussions were first filed against the NFL, and even now that a settlement agreement finally has been approved by a federal judge, none of the hundreds of millions of dollars available to thousands of former players will be paid until any appeals are heard — and, after that, until claims are assessed.

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