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$13.5M Settlement in McCluskey Case Gets Approval from UT Lawmakers

State leaders gave their initial approval Tuesday for a $13.5 million legal settlement — the largest in Utah history — to be paid to the parents of slain track athlete Lauren McCluskey.
The amount had been previously agreed upon between Jill and Matt McCluskey and the University of Utah and was announced in October, on the two-year anniversary of McCluskey’s 2018 murder on campus. But any settlement exceeding a million dollars involving a state entity must go before the Legislature for a vote.
It got unanimous support from the committee and will next go to the full House floor, where it’s also expected to sail through without issue.
“If we felt there were no basis for liability … we wouldn’t be before you today,” acknowledged Brian Nelson, the state’s risk management director.

Read the source article at Salt Lake Tribune

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