Jay Peak Receiver Agrees to a $32.5 Million Settlement in the Largest Financial Scandal

Jay Peak receiver Michael Goldberg has reached a $32.5 million settlement in a lawsuit he brought against former attorneys for Ariel Quiros, the resort’s past owner. The lawsuit alleged those lawyers allowed millions of dollars to be bilked from investors in … Continue reading

Apple Will Pay Millions to Settle a Lawsuit Over the Leak of a Customer’s Explicit Photos

Apple has paid millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit with a student, after Pegatron employees leaked explicit photographs and videos from her iPhone that was sent in for repair. In 2016, an unnamed student in Oregon sent her iPhone to Apple, … Continue reading

Washington State Will Pay $3.25 Million in a Settlement Over the Death of an Inmate

The Washington state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $3.25 million to the family of a man who died at Monroe Correctional Complex after not receiving adequate medical care. A lawsuit filed by Julia Kleutsch said her husband, John … Continue reading

Two Milwaukee Colleges Reach an $11.5 Million Scholarship Settlement With the Froedtert Hospital Trust

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Area Technical College will each receive $5.75 million for student scholarships as the result of a months-long legal fight over how Kurtis Froedtert’s legacy to Milwaukee has been managed. Leaders at UWM and MATC say the scholarships, funded … Continue reading

Johnson & Johnson’s Request to Appeal a $2 Billion Verdict Gets Rejected by the Court

The Supreme Court is leaving in place a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson talc products. The justices did not comment Tuesday in rejecting Johnson & Johnson’s appeal. The company … Continue reading

Texas Reaches a $195 Million Settlement With Tobacco Companies

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $195 million settlement agreement with a major tobacco company, according to a press release. The 1998 Texas Tobacco Settlement Agreement states that major tobacco companies “must make annual payments to Texas to reimburse it for smoking-related health … Continue reading

Boeing Will Pay $17 Million to Settle a Lawsuit Over Plane Production Problems

Federal officials say Boeing will pay at least $17 million and take steps to fix production problems on its 737 jets, including the Max. The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that the settlement covers the installation of unapproved sensors and … Continue reading

Navistar Will Agrees to a $50 Million Settlement Over False Claims Allegations

Navistar Defense LLC (Navistar), an Illinois based manufacturer of military vehicles and subsidiary of Navistar International LLC, has agreed to pay $50 million to resolve allegations that it fraudulently induced the U.S. Marine Corps to enter into a contract modification … Continue reading

A County in South Carolina Has Reached a $10 Million Settlement in the Death of Jamal Sutherland

The Charleston County, South Carolina, council on Tuesday approved a $10 million settlement in the death of Jamal Sutherland, a Black man who died after he was pepper-sprayed and electroshocked with a stun device in a jail cell earlier this year. The … Continue reading

A Southern Tier Health Care System Has Agreed to Pay $2.7 Million in a Settlement Over Unsterilized Dental Equipment

A Southern Tier health care system has agreed to pay $2.7 million for the alleged use of unsterilized dental tools. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS), a health care system that operates several dental clinics in … Continue reading