"There is a law against improperly using a person's name without authorization and it wasn't authorized," La Russa said. "You can't sue everybody for criticizing you, but it seemed like that was the perception. It was improper use of the name, but it's been settled."
No word was given as to damages, but speculation is that it will be in the form of La Russa's legal fees and possibly a donation to the Animal Rescue Foundation, a charity created by La Russa.
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