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Minneapolis to Pay Floyd Family $27M to Settle Civil Lawsuit

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the Black man’s death in police custody, as jury selection continued in a former officer’s murder trial. Council members met …

Minnesota Business Owners Ruined by Protests Plead for Rebuilding Help

Owners of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., businesses that were raided and burned during the violent protests over the death of George Floyd are appealing to state lawmakers for help with rebuilding. Several store owners in Minneapolis and St. Paul …

Minneapolis Diner Owners Seek $4.5M Suit over Property Damaged in Protests

The owners of a Minneapolis restaurant have filed the first lawsuit against the city over property damage caused by the civil unrest following the police killing of George Floyd. A federal lawsuit filed by owners of the Town Talk Diner …

New York City Sued Over Clashes with Floyd Protesters

Two civil rights organizations are suing New York City on behalf of protesters who say they were assaulted and abused by police officers because they expressed anti-police views during nightly demonstrations in the spring in the wake of George Floyd’s …

The Impact of Political Risks on Businesses

Civil unrest incidents such as protests and riots are challenging terrorism as the main political risk exposure for companies. Recently, events such as the French “yellow vest” protests (insured losses around $90 million), as well as unrest in Chile (around …

Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Minnesota Courthouse During Unrest

A man accused of causing fire damage to a courthouse in Minnesota’s Dakota County in the days after George Floyd’s death in police custody has pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting arson. Fornandous Henderson, 32, of Savage, entered the plea …

Los Angeles County Owes $8M to Man Killed Like George Floyd, Court Rules

Los Angeles County must pay a full $8 million damage award to the family of a Black man whose death had similarities to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the California Supreme Court ruled. While subduing Darren Burley …

NYPD Reports $1M in Damage to 303 Police Cars Since Floyd Death

New York City police say 303 department vehicles have been vandalized since George Floyd’s May 25 death, causing nearly $1 million in damage. The department said Monday that 14 vehicles were a total loss because of fire damage, seven are …

Police: Hell’s Angel Sparked Destructive Riots in Minneapolis

Police say a man captured on surveillance video breaking windows at a south Minneapolis, Minn., auto parts store in the days after George Floyd’s death is a Hell’s Angels member who was bent on stirring up social unrest. Dubbed “Umbrella …

St. Paul Businesses Burned in Floyd Upheaval Weigh Next Steps

Charred piles of rubble remain in the Midway neighborhood in St. Paul, Minn., where rioters torched businesses following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Buildings that were set on fire have been razed by the city using emergency funds. …