Man Paralyzed After Police Shooting Settled Lawsuit for $8M

SEATTLE — The city of Tacoma on Friday agreed to an $8 million settlement for a man who was paralyzed and had his legs amputated after being shot by a police officer during a low-speed car chase in 2011. The … Continue reading

SCANA and Dominion Energy Pay $25M in Nuclear Fraud Case

SCANA and its successor company, Dominion Energy, have reached an agreement to pay the federal Securities and Exchange Commission a $25 million civil fine in one of the state’s largest civil fraud cases, according to public court records filed Wednesday … Continue reading

USWNT will Receive Equal Conditions in Settlement with U.S. Soccer

The U.S. women’s national soccer team has been fighting for equal pay and treatment in court since March 2019. On Tuesday, the world’s top ranked women’s team reached an agreement with the U.S. Soccer Federation to address parts of their … Continue reading

Police Brutality Lawsuits in 2020

There have been many issues that have surfaced in the year 2020, however, one of the most impactful movements that have occurred are The Black Lives Matter protests. The BLM movement started after the police killings of George Floyd and … Continue reading

Border Patrol Settles Lawsuit After Detaining Americans for Speaking Spanish

(CNN)Two American citizens have reached a settlement in a lawsuit they filed against US Customs and Border Protection after an agent asked them for IDs because he heard them speaking Spanish. Ana Suda and Martha “Mimi” Hernandez, who live in the small … Continue reading

Home Depot Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $17.5M

Home Depot, a Georgia-based home improvement store, will pay a $17.5 million settlement to 46 states including Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana regarding a 2014 data breach, officials announced Tuesday. The breach exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million … Continue reading

After School District Settlement, Parents of Disabled Girl Demands Change

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — The father of a 16-year-old Bainbridge Island student with cerebral palsy who was assaulted by another student on the first day of school remains concerned for his daughter’s safety. Fred Whittlesey is satisfied that the district has separated … Continue reading

Judge Awards $10M Settlement in ‘Wrongful Pregnancy’ Lawsuit

The family of a severely disabled child who was born after a nurse administered a flu shot instead of a birth-control injection has been awarded $10 million (£7.6 million ) by a federal judge as settlement. The mother, Yeseni Pacheco, had no … Continue reading

Flint Water Lawsuit Settlement Now Totals $641M

LANSING, Mich. — The proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of Flint, Michigan, who were harmed by lead-tainted water now totals about $641 million, officials revealed Tuesday. The lawsuit was the result of workers following state environmental … Continue reading

Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Against Academy Bus for Allegedly Defrauding $15M

A company that contracts bus services with NJ Transit has been accused by the Office of the Attorney General of running no-show buses, perpetrating a fraud scheme of more than $15 million, according to allegations in court documents.  Attorney General … Continue reading