The compensation affects purchases made from April 1, 2010, to May 21, 2012. For each e-book that was a New York Times bestseller, consumers will receive $6.93. For all other e-books, the payment will be $1.57.
On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Sarah Evans Barker ruled against Indianapolis-based Monarch Beverage Co., which claimed in a lawsuit that Indiana's restrictive alcohol distribution laws violate the U.S. Constitution.
A Cincinnati bank that won a $2.1 million judgment on personal guarantees from Centre Properties founders Craig Johnson and James Singleton took the extreme action recently of having bank accounts frozen after the pair did not pay up.
The complaint charged the Indianapolis-based retailer failed to factor a $40 million life insurance payout into the calculation for employee bonuses. The ruling potentially could lead to millions of dollars in damages.