Tag: settlement

Bill O’Reilly Lawsuit: What the Settlement Looked Like

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UNITED STATES—Workplace sexual harassment is one of the greatest social pandemics ever. It is misconduct that so far seems to have withstood the many...

Santa Monica City Council Settles SMPD Lawsuit

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SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, December 29, 2020, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously approved a settlement to pay officers at the Santa Monica Police Department...

$1 Million Settlement Reached in Santa Monica Hotel Case

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SANTA MONICA- On Wednesday, December 16, the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office announced that the owners of a Santa Monica hotel agreed to a...

What Happens When A Trailer Is Jackknifed?

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UNITED STATES—Jackknifing a trailer is one of the most dangerous things that can occur on a freeway. This is true both for the driver...

How Do I Counter Offer An Insurance Settlement?

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UNITED STATES—If you were hurt in a car accident and are looking for an insurance settlement, the insurance company will likely try to make...

How Do Car Accident Settlements Work?

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UNITED STATES—Car accident settlements are the end result of a lot of legwork for insurance companies and personal injury attorneys. Settlements are reached only...

Longwood Management And Affiliates Pay $16.7 Million Settlement

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STUDIO CITY—The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Monday, July 13 details of a false claim suit filed against Longwood Management Corporation along with...

27 Skilled Nursing Facilities Settle Medicare Fraud

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CALIFORNIA— 27 skilled nursing facilities, affiliated with Longwood Management Corporation, have agreed to pay $16.7 million in response to allegations of  submitting false Medicare...

SF Judge Inclined To Reject Monsanto Settlement Agreement

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CALIFORNIA—A San Francisco federal judge questioned Bayer’s $1.25 billion plan to settle future lawsuits, claiming their subsidiary Monsanto’s herbicide Round Up causes cancer with...

Santa Monica Charity Reaches $7 Million Settlement For Self-Dealings

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SANTA MONICA—The Lithuanian Assistance Foundation charity, based in Santa Monica, will close after a settlement agreement with State Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The $7,200,000 million...

Victims Of Harvey Weinstein Will Receive $19 Million

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UNITED STATES—Sexual assault victims of Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, 68, will receive compensation in a settlement of $19 million as announced by New York...

Lyft Settles Disability Discrimination Case

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CALIFORNIA — Rideshare company Lyft has settled a disability discrimination lawsuit in California after drivers allegedly denied rides to those with wheelchairs, according to...

Harvey Weinstein Settles Sexual Misconduct Suit For $25 Million

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UNITED STATES—On Wednesday, December 11, film producer Harvey Weinstein made a tentative settlement deal for $25 million to end accusations of sexual misconduct by...

Woman Awarded $4 Million For 2017 Sinkhole Accident

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STUDIO CITY—A woman whose car plunged into a sinkhole in Studio City in February 2017, was awarded $4 million settlement from the Los Angeles...

Malibu Reaches Settlement Over Woolsey Fire

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MALIBU—The city of Malibu reached a $13.7 million settlement with Southern California Edison (SCE) on November 13 to resolve wildfire claims resulting from the...

Beverly Hilton Settles Staph Infection Lawsuit

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BEVERLY HILLS—The Beverly Hills Hilton reached a settlement with motivational speaker, Larry Poe, who claims he contracted a staph infection at the hotel’s spa...

CVS Pharmacy To Pay More In Settlement

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LOS ANGELES—According to a press release from the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, CVS Pharmacy, Inc. has agreed to assign two executives who will...

Victim Granted $2.9 Million After Being Hit By Big Blue Bus...

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LOS ANGELES—In a closed session meeting on January 24, the Los Angeles City Council agreed to settle a lawsuit worth $2,875,000 involving LAX employee, Lisa...

Barwinners Firm Agrees To Pay Settlement

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SANTA MONICA—On Tuesday, July 28, the Santa Monica firm Barwinners has agreed to a settlement in a case of false advertisement. Barwinners has agreed to pay...

Federal Investigators Probing Former PUC President

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WESTWOOD—Former president of the Public Utilities Commission Michael Peevey is facing federal investigators working to determine if PUC funds were spent on energy-related research. Federal...
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