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Woman Struck by Telephone Pole to Receive $125M From Verizon

NEWARK, N.J. — The family of a woman who was paralyzed when she was struck by a falling telephone pole as she waited for a bus is to receive $125 million to settle a lawsuit against Verizon. Maria Meister was …

Verizon Will Pay $20M to Settle Maryland Discrimination Suit

Verizon will pay $20 million to resolve a lawsuit over its treatment of disabled employees who missed work as a result of their disabilities. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the settlement Wednesday. In the lawsuit filed in Maryland, …