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Bankruptcy Judge Approves Weinstein Co. Plan With $17M for Sex Abuse Claims

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Monday approved The Weinstein Co.’s liquidation plan, which sets aside $17 million for women who accused co-founder Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. Judge Mary Walrath in Wilmington, Delaware announced her ruling at the conclusion …

Accusers Oppose $35M Weinstein Insurance Settlement of Sexual Misconduct Claims

Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein’s bankrupt film studio on Wednesday presented a revised proposal to settle sexual misconduct claims against the disgraced former producer, but an attorney for accusers pledged to oppose the plan. The $35.2 million proposal filed on Tuesday …

Court Revives Actress Judd’s Sex Harassment Lawsuit Against Weinstein

Actress Ashley Judd persuaded a federal appeals court to let her proceed with a sexual-harassment claim against former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, who she said sabotaged her career after she rejected his advances. The allegation stems from an episode at …

Federal Judge Rejects Weinstein’s $18.9 Million Sex-Abuse Settlement

A federal judge won’t give preliminary approval to a proposed $18.9 million settlement between Harvey Weinstein and nine women who claim he sexually assaulted or abused them, saying the tentative deal isn’t fair to other women. U.S. District Judge Alvin …

Weinstein Reaches Tentative $19M Deal With Accusers

NEW YORK — 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 last week. The agreement …

Weinstein Criminal Trial on Rape Charge to Open 2 Years After #MeToo Movement Started

More than two years and a lifetime ago, Hollywood’s open secrets about Harvey Weinstein finally spilled into public view. Few back then could have predicted all that would follow or where the #MeToo movement would go. Now, for Weinstein, a …

It’s Not Easy Getting Insurers to Defend in Sexual Harassment Cases

While Harvey Weinstein’s insurers have reportedly agreed to pay $47 million to settle civil suits against the movie producer, most policyholders should prepare for an epic legal battle just to get their insurers to defend them against accusations of sexual …

Weinstein Deal Seen as ‘Wake-Up Call’ for Companies But Punishing to Some Victims

A tentative $25 million settlement revealed last Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio’s board has been praised by a plaintiff and some lawyers but criticized by others who say …

Report: Weinstein, Insurers, Accusers Have Reached Tentative $47 Million Settlement

Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced film mogul charged with rape, reached a tentative $47 million settlement with accusers, potentially putting an end to many of the civil complaints against him, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The money …

Weinstein, Accusers Reach Tentative $44 Million Deal, Reports WSJ

Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, …