Weinstein reaches tentative $19M deal with accusers

Harvey Weinstein and his former studio’s board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his sexual misconduct accusers, New York state’s attorney general and lawyers in a class-action lawsuit said Tuesday. The agreement was announced by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Chicago attorney Elizabeth A. Fegan. The deal, if approved […]

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UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America June 30, 2020, 8:59 PM 2 min read 2 min read Raleigh, N.C. — […]

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$2.25M settlement proposed for unarmed, developmentally disabled man shot by police

The City Council Finance Committee will consider a $2.25 million settlement for Ricardo Hayes, who was shot by a Chicago Police sergeant in 2017. | COPA Ricardo Hayes was 18 when he was shot in August 2017 by Chicago Police Sgt. Khalil Muhammad in the 10900 block of South Hermosa Avenue on the Far South […]

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Michigan settles suit after landmark right to read ruling

The state of Michigan early Thursday announced a settlement in a lawsuit over poor reading skills that was filed on behalf of Detroit schoolchildren, weeks after a federal appeals court issued a groundbreaking decision recognizing a constitutional right to education and literacy. The 2016 lawsuit that the appeals court had sent back to a federal […]

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King County in Washington Agrees to $2.25 Million Settlement in Teen’s Shooting

King County in Washington State has agreed to a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a teenager who was fatally shot by officers in a sting operation in 2017. The settlement, which was made public on Monday, also includes a promise by the county Sheriff’s Office to pursue a new policy that would require […]

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Gas driller pulls out of talks in $5M suit against resident

One of Pennsylvania’s largest gas drillers has pulled out of settlement talks aimed at resolving its multimillion-dollar lawsuit against a resident whose drinking water was contaminated By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press March 5, 2020, 5:47 PM 4 min read One of Pennsylvania’s largest gas drillers pulled out of settlement talks aimed at resolving its $5 […]

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San Francisco to pay $369K to journalist for police raids

San Francisco has reached a $369,000 settlement with the San Francisco freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by police By The Associated Press March 3, 2020, 1:06 AM 3 min read SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco has reached a $369,000 settlement with the San Francisco freelance journalist whose home and office were raided […]

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FIA make private settlement with Ferrari over F1 engine

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One’s governing body said on Friday it had reached a settlement with Ferrari (NYSE:) after technical investigations into the team’s 2019 power unit. Details of the agreement were kept private but the governing FIA said both parties had agreed to “a number of technical commitments”. It said these would improve monitoring […]

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