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Los Angeles Hospital to Pay $450K in Patient Dumping Settlement

A hospital will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit contending it dumped a homeless woman with schizophrenia on Skid Row in Los Angeles. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the settlement this week, more than a year after his office sued …

Los Angeles Hospital to Pay $450K in Patient Dumping Settlement

A hospital will pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit contending it dumped a homeless woman with schizophrenia on Skid Row in Los Angeles. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced the settlement this week, more than a year after his office sued …

Idaho College Agrees to Settle VP’s $650K Lawsuit

The College of Southern Idaho has agreed to pay a former vice president $650,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit. The Times-News reported in a story on Tuesday that the settlement with Edit Szanto was made through the college’s insurer, the …

Foo Fighters Suit Against Lloyd’s Finally Settled

Dave Grohl’s Foo Fighters have finally settled a four-month-old lawsuit aimed at collecting on insurance claims related to a series of canceled concerts during the band’s 2015 world tour. A court filing signed by U.S. District Judge Manuel L. Real …

$60M in Settlements for Victims of Deadly Washington Landslide

Survivors and family members of people killed in the nation’s deadliest landslide have reached $60 million in settlements with the state of Washington and a timber company that logged an area above the site of the collapse. Just as opening …

$50M Proposed Settlement Reached in Washington Landslide Lawsuit

The attorneys representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state of Washington over a deadly 2014 landslide have announced a proposed $50 million settlement on the eve of a trial. The Seattle Times reported the tentative pact was reached …

Mortgage Companies in Utah Will Settle for $10M

Two Utah mortgage lenders will pay a total of nearly $10 million to settle allegations that they approved borrowers without documenting information like income and credit history. The U.S. Department of Justice said this week that the Salt Lake City-based companies …

Judge Rules Uber Can Settle with Customers over Tips

Uber Technologies Inc. won permission to settle claims it misled consumers by charging them a 20 percent “gratuity” even though drivers got only about half of it. U.S. District Judge Edward Chen in San Francisco on Thursday gave preliminary approval …

University of Colorado Business School Settles Discrimination Suit for $40k

The University of Colorado has paid a former business school staffer $40,000 to settle a federal gender discrimination complaint. The Daily Camera reported that Robin Miglarese, the former associate director of operations in executive education for the Leeds School of …

Insurer Agrees to $100K Settlement in Washington Dog Shooting Suit

An insurance company contesting an arbitrator’s award following the shooting death of a dog by a neighbor has agreed to settle for $100,000. The Seattle Times reported Liberty Mutual settled with the attorney representing Jim Anderson of Eltopia. Anderson’s 7-year-old …