Settlement

Zoreta Snell, filed a $5.7 million lawsuit and won, claiming the owners of  a gas station did nothing to protect her son and others at the car wash and gas station.  (Source: CBS4)

$5.7M Awarded To Family Of Man Killed At Car Wash

More than three years after Trinard Snell was shot and killed at a Liberty City car wash, the owners of the gas station that paid the 24-year-old employee will be paying his family as well.

CBS4–12/11/2012

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Kindle Customers May Get Credit Via Settlements

mazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.

CBS4–10/15/2012

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Samsung Ordered To Pay Apple $1 Billion In Patent Lawsuit

After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a jury decided Friday that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad.

CBS4–08/24/2012

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Spike Lee Settles For Retweeting Wrong Address

It’s not known how much money they received but Spike Lee has reached a settlement with an elderly Florida couple forced to leave their home after the director tweeted their address and said it belonged to George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26.

CBS4–03/30/2012

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CBS4 Investigates: Samsung Compensation Coming To Some TV Owners

Two weeks ago, CBS4′s Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine reported that as many as seven-and-a-half million Samsung TV owners could be impacted by a potentially defective part that caused TVs to stop working, shortly after the manufacturers warranty had expired. Now he has breaking news on how Samsung plans to compensate affected consumers.

CBS4–02/24/2012

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More Than 7 Million Samsung TVs Plagued By Possible Power Defect

CBS4 Investigates the power defects that could affect as many as seven-and-a-half million Samsung TV owners.

CBS4–02/09/2012

(Source: AP)

Humana Fights AHCA Fines After Suspected Medicaid Fraud

Humana Medical Plan is challenging nearly $3.4 million in fines that the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has tried to impose in a dispute about reporting suspected Medicaid fraud, according to a case filed last week in the state Division of Administrative Hearings.

CBS4–12/24/2011

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Miami Jury Awards $1 Million To Former Celebrity Cruises Employee

Miami-based Celebrity Cruises will have to pay a former employee $1 million in damages after a jury found them negligent of improper medical care.

CBS4–11/21/2011

(Source: AP)

Tamarac Doc’s License Suspended; 12 YO’s Pregnancy Not Reported

The medical license of Tamarac obstetrician Michael Benjamin was suspended indefinitely Saturday by the Florida Board of Medicine for failure to report the pregnancy of a 12-year-old patient as possible child abuse.

10/01/2011

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Changes In Safety Coming To S. Florida Bridges After Man’s Death

An elderly man’s death on a drawbridge in Hollywood is bringing big changes to the way the bridges are operated in Broward and other Florida counties.

CBS4–05/20/2011

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