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Upstate NY Caterer Will Pay $4M To End Wage Suit

LAW 360 – Mazzone Hospitality has agreed to shell out up to $4 million to end a lawsuit brought on behalf of thousands of workers who claimed the catering company unlawfully pocketed tips and docked their pay for meal breaks they never took.

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Thu Mar 19, 4:17pm

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Coca-Cola Faces Certified Classes Over Labels Claiming ‘No Artificial Flavors’ and ‘No Preservatives’

LAW.COM – The Coca-Cola Co. faces several certified classes in a long-running lawsuit accusing the company of misleading consumers about whether its flagship soft drink contains artificial flavors or preservatives.

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Tue Feb 18, 6:32pm

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Mazzone Hospitality will pay $3 million in settlement with servers over tips

Albany Business Review – About 1,000 current and former employees of Mazzone Hospitality who accused the company of illegally withholding tips and deducting money from their paychecks for meals they didn’t eat would share $1.6 million to $1.7 million under a proposed class action lawsuit settlement.

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Wed Feb 12, 2:41pm

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Investor Wins Fraud Ruling Against $200M Ponzi Schemer

Law 360 – A real estate investor notched a partial victory Thursday against convicted Ponzi schemer Eliyahu Weinstein over claims he bilked various parties out of millions of dollars, with a New Jersey federal judge ruling in the victim’s favor on fraud and related counts but denying him a win […]

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Thu Jan 3, 1:36pm

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Justices Want Gov’t View On Pursuit Of Iran Terror Funds

Law 360 – The U.S. Supreme Court asked the U.S. solicitor general on Monday to weigh in on whether the families of the victims of the 1983 U.S. Marine Corps Beirut barracks bombing can chase Iran-linked funds through a foreign bank to fulfill a terrorism liability judgment.

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Mon Oct 1, 1:37pm

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Israeli Gov’t Contractor Agrees To $3M Deal In Securities Suit

Law 360 – A pair of Ability Inc. investors asked a New York federal court Wednesday to sign off on a $3 million cash deal resolving a consolidated securities suit accusing the Israeli government communications contractor of making misleading financial statements surrounding a merger.

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Thu Apr 26, 8:04pm