The allegations for “mobile cramming” arose after customers complained about charges – usually for $9.99 per month – for “premium” text messages that involved horoscopes, trivia, and sports scores.
The settlement stems from a 2012 lawsuit alleging that the consumer-reviews firm renewed members at a higher rate than they were led to believe.
Under the agreement, drivers who had their licenses taken by police on the day of the 2013 Indianapolis 500 will receive a payment and assurances that the town won't take similar action on race days.
Residents of downtown's The Packard condominiums have settled a two-year-old lawsuit with developer Kosene & Kosene Residential.
DeWitt & Shrader PC, an Indianapolis-based accounting firm that worked for convicted Ponzi schemer Keenan Hauke, has agreed to settle a state lawsuit, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced Tuesday.
The settlement is with Electronic Arts and Collegiate Licensing Co., which licenses and markets college sports, and does not include the NCAA. A separate case against the Indianapolis-based NCAA is scheduled for trial early next year.
A settlement filed with a federal bankruptcy judge would create a fund of more than $100 million to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmacy, lawyers said Tuesday. The outbreak sickened dozens in Indiana and killed at least 10.
Attorney Richard Bell says he has found about 300 people using a photo on their websites that he took back in 2000. His aggressive litigation against them raises vital questions about fair use and theft in the Internet age.
The company that owned the stage involved in the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair rigging collapse has agreed to pay a $50,000 fine for safety violations.
Indiana-based Biomet Inc. has agreed to pay a base rate of $200,000 each to hundreds of people who received artificial hips that were later replaced.
Napolese pizzeria and Crust Pizzeria Napoletana have quietly reached an agreement outside of court. Napolese owner Martha Hoover filed an intellectual property lawsuit against Crust owner Mohey Osman in October.
The agreement is one of the largest ever for the medical device industry. It resolves an estimated 8,000 cases of patients who had to have the company’s metal ball-and-socket hip implant removed or replaced. The implants were made by J&J’s Indiana-based DePuy unit.
Cohen & Malad LLP’s fee represents 21 percent of the $30 million awarded to Hoosier motorists as part of a settlement approved by a Marion Superior Court judge Nov. 12. The BMV was accused of overcharging for driver’s licenses.
The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township settled with former superintendent Terry Thompson, with neither side paying the other anything, according to Thompson’s attorney.