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State to get $1.6M in ‘robo-signing’ settlement

Indiana will receive more than $1.6 million from a Florida-based company after agreeing to settle claims that it fraudulently “robo-signed” mortgage-related documents. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced the settlement Friday, which is part of a $120 million multi-state settlement with Lender Processing Services Inc.

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Speedway agreement pledges ADA compliance

Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Thursday it will pursue full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in what an attorney involved in the matter said could be the largest settlement agreement under the 1990 law.

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Drugmaker settlement nets state $793K

Indiana will collect $793,000 in reimbursement to the Medicaid program as part of a nationwide settlement of claims that the pharmaceutical company Amgen Inc. illegally marketed drugs, offered doctors kickbacks and submitted ineligible claims for payment.

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DCS settles final issue stemming from 2009 suit over rate cuts

The Indiana Department of Child Services announced Tuesday that is has reached a legal settlement with IARCCA, an Association of Children & Family Services, over rates paid to cover additional staffing costs and cost-of-living expenses to residential facilities and foster care agencies that serve abused and neglected children.

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Man unable to prevent settlement agreement

The man who wanted to purchase a divorcing couple’s farm lacked a present interest in the real estate and couldn’t prevent a settlement agreement between the couple, which led to the husband keeping the farm, the Indiana Court of Appeals held.

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State fair settlement fails

Mid-America Sound Corp., one of two companies that offered an additional $7.2 million to victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, announced it will not proceed with its offer after deciding not enough claimants accepted the settlement arrangement.

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Zoeller: Most claimants agree to State Fair settlement

More than 80 percent of victims who sued after the State Fair stage collapse last year say they want to participate in the $13.2 million public-private settlement negotiated between the Indiana attorney general’s office and two defendant companies, the AG’s office said Thursday.

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Settlement documentaries can be persuasive tool

Carolyn Dudley’s husband, Indiana State Trooper Gary Dudley, was killed six years ago when he was struck by a freight truck during a charity bike ride in Vermillion County. A short video about his life, and the event that caused his death, was critical to winning a settlement in a wrongful death case against the trucking company.

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