Seattle-based Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.
A Spokane dermatologist won a $600,000 settlement and rare public apology from Washington state health officials who went public with charges of drug abuse and medical fraud based on a bogus tip from his ex-wife.
The Washington Transportation Department has reached a settlement with the Texas company that was late in setting up tolling on the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington.
Washington state residents who bought a Skechers shoe that promised toned buttocks will be able to get a refund. Attorney General Rob McKenna’s office says the shoe company will allocate $40 million for refunds and pay $5 million to the 44 states that sued the shoemaker for false advertising.
The federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands.