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$39.5M To A Student Who Suffered Heatstroke

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California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB) has agreed to pay $39.5 million to a former student, now 24, who suffered heatstroke during a class run which resulted in severe brain damage and immobility. According to the court memorandum, the…

Seattle-based Airline To Pay $3.19M Over A Passenger's Death

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A fatal 2017 accident at Portland International Airport (PDX) has resulted in a $3 million settlement to the family of a passenger who succumbed to her injuries three months after the accident. According to the court memorandum, the 75-year-old…

Groundwater and Air Contamination Costs Mountaire Farms $65M

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Mountaire Farms, the poultry processing plant, proposed a settlement of $65 million without admitting to the culpability over allegation of groundwater or air contamination across Millsboro and Dagsboro town in Sussex County, Delaware. According to…

2018 Woolsey Fire Insurance Claims Settle For $2.2B

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Southern California Edison, the largest subsidiary of Edison International and the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, reached a settlement worth $2.2 billion to resolve insurance claims linked to the 2018 Woolsey…

Lead Paint Violations Result In $20M Fine

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On December 17, a press release was issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announcing a proposed nationwide settlement with Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. to resolve violations of the EPA’s Lead Renovation,…

Chokehold Death Lawsuit Settled For $6.5M

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A wrongful death lawsuit involving a now-former police officer who is facing a murder charge for choking a man to death settled for $6.5 million. According to the lawsuit, in February, a 40-year old chokehold death victim fought and fled from a…

Pasadena City To Pay $8.5M Over A Suicide Attempt In Jail

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The family of a 32-year-old woman, who attempted suicide in a Pasadena jail in 2015 and suffered brain injuries, will receive an $8.5 million settlement from the city. According to the lawsuit filed in June 2016 in the Burbank Superior Court, the…

Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire Lawsuit Leads To $32.7M Settlement

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A 2016 lawsuit filed over a disastrous Ghost Ship warehouse fire has been settled for $32.7 million by the city of Oakland. According to the court records, the incident happened on December 2, 2016, when an illegal music party was going on inside…

Woman Critically Injured From A Fall Gets $22M

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The family of a female nursing student received a $22 million settlement over a lawsuit filed after she fell from the second-floor balcony of a Cleveland bar and suffered permanent, catastrophic brain injuries. According to the court documents, the…

Late Veteran's Sister Gets $2.1M In Medical Malpractice Suit

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U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny awarded a plaintiff with $2.1 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit involving her late brother who was a U.S. Army veteran, and former long-haul trucker, who spent nearly four months in intensive care at the…