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Travelers to pay states $6 million (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
Monday December 31st 2007, 11:38 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

The Travelers Companies Inc., one of the nation's largest commercial insurers, has settled a lawsuit and separately will pay $6 million to settle several state investigations over how it paid brokers, the company and the Florida attorney general said Monday. [News Source]

Dealer Spotlight (The San Francisco Examiner)
Monday December 31st 2007, 11:05 pm Filed under Lipitor lawsuit

Sign language takes over New Hampshire. Read excerpts from Examiner White House correspondent Bill Sammon’s new book. Read The Examiner’s series on liability lawsuit abuse.

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Travelers settles lawsuit and state actions over broker payments (The Standard-Times)
Monday December 31st 2007, 10:45 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Travelers Cos. Inc., one of the nation’s largest commercial insurers, has settled a lawsuit and will pay $6 million to settle several state investigations over how it paid brokers, the company and the Florida Attorney General…

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Dems will investigate EPA’s decision on California emissions law (Siskiyou Daily News)
Monday December 31st 2007, 10:21 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) - congressional Democrats on Thursday announced an investigation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to let California implement its tailpipe emissions law, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced his intent to appeal. [News Source]

Confidential programs let doctors practice while in rehab; Calif. ends its program (Siskiyou Daily News)
Monday December 31st 2007, 10:18 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Associated Press Writer SAN FRANCISCO - Troubling cases in which doctors were accused of botching operations while undergoing treatment for drugs or alcohol have led to criticism of rehab programs that allow thousands of United States physicians to keep their addictions hidden from their patients. [News Source]

Travelers settles lawsuit over broker payments (Post-Bulletin)
Monday December 31st 2007, 9:15 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

UL — The Travelers Cos. Inc., one of the nation’s largest commercial insurers, has settled a lawsuit and separately will pay $6 million to settle several state investigations over how it paid brokers, the company and the Florida Attorney General sai

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Other McKinney happenings making headlines last year (McKinney Courier-Gazette)
Monday December 31st 2007, 9:12 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Collin County Commissioners Court voted to settle a federal civil sexual harassment suit filed against the county and Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Judge Paul Raleeh for an undisclosed amount, according to Collin County and Eastern District of Texas court records. [News Source]