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Late Bullied Student To Get $1.2M From Chicago Public Schools

Categories: Settlements

The mother of a student from a Chicago Public School who was bullied in the school will receive a $1.2 million settlement as the traumatized student attempted suicide which resulted in his death.

As per the court documents, the mother of…

The federal government awarded a settlement to a late Vermont soldier for cancer caused due to the exposure to smoke from pits used to burn waste. As per the lawsuit, the soldier was a Vermont National Guard veteran and local firefighter who got diagnose

Categories: Settlements

The husband of a woman who got killed after being struck by a car will receive a $2 million settlement if a city committee approves the settlement.

As per the lawsuit, the woman's husband took her shopping for Mother's Day in 2018 when she…

Veteran Dies After Receiving $3M In Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

Categories: Settlements

The federal government awarded a settlement to a late Vermont soldier for cancer caused due to the exposure to smoke from pits used to burn waste.

As per the lawsuit, the soldier was a Vermont National Guard veteran and local firefighter…

$25M Settlement For Florida High School Shooting Victims

Categories: Settlements

A federal jury has awarded a $25 million settlement to the families of 52 people who were killed, injured or traumatized in the shooting incident at a Florida high school.

The incident took place in 2018 when a former student walked onto…

Partial Settlement Of $21M Reached In A DUI Case

Categories: Settlements

A civil lawsuit involving a prominent businessman has partially settled for $21 million after finding him guilty in a deadly DUI case.

According to the lawsuit, the incident occurred on May 30, 2019, when the defendant was driving a Range…

PFAS Contamination Results In $17.5M Settlement With Tyco

Categories: Settlements

Tyco Fire Products, a major manufacturer of aqueous film forming foam (AFFF), and two other companies agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit over per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS contamination in the Peshtigo and…

2015 Gold King Mine Spill: NM To Receive $11M

Categories: Settlements

A 2016 lawsuit filed by the state of New Mexico over the 2015 Gold King Mine spill has reached a settlement, and the state will receive $11 million from Silverton-based Sunnyside Gold Corp., owned by the international mining conglomerate Kinross…

Family Of A Deceased Maryland Football Player Gets $3.5M

Categories: Settlements

The University of Maryland has agreed to pay a settlement of $3.5 million to the parents of a football player who died of heatstroke following a workout in 2018.

The settlement was announced in a meeting agenda released by the Maryland…

Boeing 737 MAX Crash Results In $244M Penalty

Categories: Verdicts

In January, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the aircraft maker Boeing agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion to resolve a federal charge of “criminal misconduct” over the collisions in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people.…

$180M Penalty For Toyota In Clean Air Act Violations

Categories: Verdicts

The United States has filed and simultaneously settled a civil lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America Inc., Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc., and Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America Inc. The…