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Trial can proceed in Boston Police Department drug test discrimination case

Christina Suttles Jan. 17, 2017, 12:11pm

BOSTON (Legal Newline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has reversed summary judgment in favor of the city of Boston after a faction of the Boston Police Department alleged the department’s hair follicle drug-testing method has a discriminatory impact on African-American officers.

Boston Water and Sewer paying civil penalty

Michael P. Tremoglie Aug. 27, 2012, 10:27am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - For the second time in as many days, a Boston institution has been penalized for water pollution.

Rite Aid paying $2.1M in Mass. settlement

Bryan Cohen Jul. 27, 2011, 1:42pm

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $2.1 million settlement on Wednesday with the Rite Aid Corporation for alleged prescription drug overcharges.

Coakley, Walgreens settle for $2.8M

Bryan Cohen Jul. 14, 2011, 5:32pm

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a settlement on Thursday with a national pharmacy chain that will pay the state $2.8 million.

Settlement to fund Abandoned Property Rehabilitation Program

Nick Rees Jan. 8, 2010, 7:21pm

Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Monies obtained from the 2009 Fremont Settlement will be used to fund over $1 million in grants for the Abandoned Property Rehabilitation Program, Attorney General Martha Coakley has announced.

Plan for homeowner insurance rate increases blocked by Mass. AG Coakley

Nick Rees Jan. 7, 2010, 4:00pm

Martha Coakley (D) BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Rates for Massachusetts homeowners obtaining insurance from the residual market will be lowered by a .72 percent average statewide, following a settlement announced by Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Coakley reaches agreement with Big Dig company over death

John O'Brien Dec. 17, 2008, 4:15pm

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Powers Fasteners will pay $16 million to resolve a criminal manslaughter charge and any civil actions stemming from a fatal ceiling tunnel collapse in Boston.