Latest Legal settlements News

Settlement: Old toxic cables to be removed from Lake Tahoe

Nov. 25, 2021 15:50 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — AT&T’s Pac Bell subsidiary has settled a lawsuit conservationists filed under a U.S. law more typically cited in Superfund cases, agreeing to spend up to $1.5 million to remove 8 miles (12.9 kilometers) of toxic telephone cables that were abandoned on the bottom of...

Suit settled over treatment of students with disabilities

Nov. 25, 2021 08:34 AM EST

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia's largest school district has reached a settlement with parents and advocacy groups over the treatment of students with disabilities. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that the settlement effectively ends more than two years of...

King County to pay $1.25M to man assaulted in jail

Nov. 24, 2021 17:38 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — King County has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a formerly jailed man who was beaten in his sleep by a man who was placed into general population despite being in what a doctor described as a “meth-fueled rampage.” The Seattle...

$790M settlement in lawsuit over Rams’ St. Louis departure

Nov. 24, 2021 14:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The NFL and Rams owner Stan Kroenke will pay $790 million to settle a lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over the team's relocation to Los Angeles, a joint statement from St. Louis city and county said Wednesday. No details of the settlement were...

NFL, Rams owner to pay $790 million to settle lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over team's relocation to Los Angeles

Nov. 24, 2021 14:12 PM EST
ST. LOUIS (AP) — NFL, Rams owner to pay $790 million to settle lawsuit filed by St. Louis interests over team's relocation to Los Angeles.

Ohio county seeks to settle suit over female inmate photos

Nov. 24, 2021 12:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county is seeking to settle a federal lawsuit over photographs taken of intimate tattoos of up to 682 female detainees for $2.5 million. Franklin County commissioners on Tuesday agreed to the settlement, which must be approved by a federal...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Nov. 24, 2021 11:55 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 21 The Chicago Tribune on the aftershocks of the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict: What a seismic difference a trial has made to public and media perceptions of Kyle...

Prime Automotive settles suit, selling dealerships for $880M

Nov. 24, 2021 09:14 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts-based Prime Automotive Group has signed a $30 million settlement with ex-CEO David Rosenberg, who was fired after raising concerns about financial wrongdoing. The settlement last week cleared the way for Group 1 Automotive Inc. of Houston to...

Juul to pay $14.5 million to settle Arizona vaping lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 21:05 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs will pay Arizona $14.5 million and vowed not to market to young people in the state to settle a consumer fraud lawsuit. The settlement announced by Attorney General Mark Brnovich Tuesday is the second Juul has reached with...

Settlement appears over in med students' vaccine lawsuit

Nov. 23, 2021 20:12 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The settlement may be off in a lawsuit filed by three medical students who sought an exemption from a north Louisiana medical college’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements on religious grounds. The students' attorneys filed papers in federal court in...