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Civil Rights and Why You Might Require an Attorney

Civil rights is defined as “The United States of America’s court-mandated protection from forms of unequal treatment based on race, gender, religion, sex and more.” The major foundation of our country lies within the freedom to choose without influence from … Continue reading

MGM Could Pay Up to $800 Million to Settle Liability Lawsuits Over a 2017 Mass Shooting

Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas – the deadliest in modern U.S. history. “The company believes it is … Continue reading

Minneapolis Could Pay Out Over $34 Million in Settling City Employee Claims

The city of Minneapolis could pay some $34 million or more in workers’ compensation claims filed by city employees since the murder of George Floyd by former police officer Derek Chauvin.  The Minneapolis City Council has approved 16 workers’ comp … Continue reading

New York City Will Pay $11 Million to a Man Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned for 19 Years

A Bronx man will receive $11 million after a wrongful conviction put him behind bars for 19 years, a New York City Law Department spokesman announced Thursday. New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives used coercive techniques that caused Huwe Burton … Continue reading

CITGO Settles Claims Over a 2006 Oil Spill for $19 Million

CITGO Petroleum Corporation has agreed to pay $19.69 million to resolve federal and state claims for natural resource damages in a 2006 oil spill. The settlement was executed under the Oil Pollution Act and the Louisiana Oil Spill Prevention and … Continue reading

A Judge Approves a $15 Million Settlement for an Incapacitated Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted

A judge has approved a $15 million settlement against a doctor in a lawsuit by the parents of an incapacitated woman who was sexually assaulted and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center, marking the last of several … Continue reading

Six Flags Will Pay $36 Million to Settle a Lawsuit Over Finger Scans

Six Flags Great America has agreed to a $36 million settlement to end a class-action lawsuit over the amusement park’s use of finger-scan entry gates.  Six Flags doesn’t admit to any fault or liability as part of the agreement, which … Continue reading

Following the Death of an Inmate, San Diego County Hits $14 Million in Payouts Over the Past Year

Before he was served a meal in a plastic bag and left unmonitored in his San Diego County jail cell, Ivan Ortiz told guards he was feeling depressed and hearing voices telling him to kill himself, his family said in … Continue reading

Alton Sterling’s Family Has Agreed to a $4.5 Million Settlement

Earlier this year, it was reported that a $5 million settlement for the death of Alton Sterling had gone to the wayside. Since then, the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council voted in favor of offering the family of Sterling a $4.5 … Continue reading