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2nd Circ. Keen To Untangle $1.7B Iran Terror Asset Fight

Law 360 – A Second Circuit panel looked ready Wednesday to quickly send families of U.S. soldiers killed in an Iran-backed bombing back to a Manhattan federal judge to collect $1.68 billion of Iranian assets held by European banking giant Clearstream, after Congress specifically authorized them to do so.

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Wed May 27, 6:13pm

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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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Coke Buyers Get Partial Class Cert. In False Ad MDL

Law 360 – A California federal judge certified six state classes Friday in multidistrict litigation accusing The Coca-Cola Co. of misleading buyers by claiming the soda contains no artificial flavors, but he denied certification to the classes’ common law claims.

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Fri Feb 14, 4:54pm

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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