Stories tagged: settlement
Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
U.S. warning to Israel signals new backpedaling by Trump
The Trump administration has explicitly warned Israel against annexing parts of the occupied West Bank, saying it would trigger an “immediate crisis” between the two close allies, Israel’s defense minister …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Ryan Holyk’s family reaches $1 million settlement in civil suit
The family of Ryan Holyk has reached a $1 million settlement with Spokane County a week before their wrongful death lawsuit was set to go to trial.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 6 a.m.
City settles with family of woman run over by wastewater truck for $250,000
Stephanie R. Meier was struck and killed on a snowy morning in March 2015 by a city wastewater truck. She was remembered by workers at local homeless shelters as a …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
$3.35 million settlement for family of black teen killed by officer
Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal civil rights lawsuit for $3.35 million.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Trump charts new Mideast course; maybe no separate Palestine
President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Israel’s prime minister to “hold off” on building Jewish settlements in land the Palestinians claim for their future state, yet held back from explicitly …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Israeli groups sue to stop settlement legalization law
In the first concrete attempt to counter the contentious new law legalizing thousands of West Bank settlement homes, two Israeli rights groups on Wednesday asked the country’s Supreme Court to …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Melania Trump reaches settlement in libel lawsuit against Maryland blogger
First lady Melania Trump has settled her defamation lawsuit against a Maryland blogger, who agreed to apologize to the Trump family and pay her a “substantial sum,” her lawyers said …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Student forced to urinate in bucket wins $1.25 million lawsuit
The San Diego Unified School District has been ordered to pay more than $1.25 million in damages to a former student forced to urinate in a bucket after her request …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
Spokane County settles public records lawsuit for $100,000
Spokane County has settled a second lawsuit after failing to provide public records related to the psychiatric treatment of county jail inmates. This time, taxpayers are on the hook for …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Trump pays $25 million to settle Trump University cases
President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge’s approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Marines affected by toxic water to get billions from U.S.
After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina may now be able to receive a portion of government …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Stroke victim raped by Sacramento officer gets $1.35 million
The capital of California and an apartment complex have agreed to pay $1.35 million to an elderly stroke victim who was raped several times by an off-duty Sacramento police officer.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Israel to build in Jerusalem, mulls more steps against UN bodies
Israel is pushing ahead building plans in areas the U.N. Security Council recently declared as occupied Palestinian territory and weighing new steps against U.N. agencies, as the censure roils its …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
Ikea to settle for $50 million after toppled dressers kill 3 young boys
The world’s largest furniture seller, Ikea, bills itself as “The Life Improvement Store.” But after its products caused three deaths, the Swedish company will pay $50 million to the families …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
Trump University settlement filed for judge’s review
Lawyers for Donald Trump and former students of his now-defunct Trump University filed an agreement in court to settle lawsuits alleging that the president-elect defrauded them, signaling that a deal …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Nurses at St. Joseph in Tacoma get $5 million settlement
Nurses at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma will receive $5 million in back pay after CHI Franciscan Health agreed to a settlement regarding meal and rest breaks.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
United Airlines settles with SEC for reviving route that benefited public official
United Airlines’ parent company has agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty for reinstating a money-losing route that gave a public official easier access to his vacation home.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 2:41 p.m.
United Airlines will pay $2.4 million to settle with SEC
The parent company of United Airlines will pay $2.4 million to settle civil charges by securities regulators over flights that were started to help an official who oversaw one of …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:20 p.m.
J&J ordered to pay record $1 billion for faulty hip implants
A Texas jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $1 billion to patients who claimed the company hid flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips that had to be …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Mexican raped in Montana jail getting $125,000 settlement
A southwestern Montana county government has agreed to pay $125,000 to a Mexican man who sued after he claimed he was raped in the Jefferson County jail in Boulder.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
Yakima medical group will pay $4.5 million settlement in charity care case
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center and its parent company have agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over the hospital’s charity care practices.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:03 a.m.
State settles case over Medicaid coverage of hepatitis drugs
The agency that administers Medicaid in Washington state has reached a tentative settlement of a class-action lawsuit that sought broader coverage of expensive hepatitis C drugs.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
Australia says IBM settles over online census failure
Global technology giant IBM carried most of the blame for the crash of Australia’s online census three months ago and had compensated the government for the financial cost of the …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Federal prosecutors: Hanford contractors to pay $125 million settlement
Federal prosecutors say Bechtel National Inc. and a subcontractor have agreed to pay $125 million to settle a lawsuit alleging subpar work in the construction of a nuclear waste treatment …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 8:33 a.m.
JPMorgan Chase to pay $264 million in Chinese bribery case
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $264.4 million in fines to federal authorities to settle charges that it hired friends and relatives of Chinese officials in order to …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Federal jury rules for black man carrying a golf club that Seattle cop considered a weapon
Seattle man has been awarded a $325,000 settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit against an officer.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Wells Fargo will pay $50 million to settle allegations it overcharged homeowners for appraisals
Wells Fargo & Co. reached a $50 million settlement this week with homeowners who alleged that the bank marked up home appraisal fees for borrowers who defaulted on their residential …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Amtrak settles claims for 2015 fatal derailment for $265 million
Federal district Judge Legrome Davis on Thursday signed off on a $265 million settlement of claims against Amtrak for the derailment in Philadelphia of a commuter train on May 12, …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Hyundai, Kia reach $41.2m settlement with multiple states
South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp. will pay $41.2 million to 33 states and the District of Columbia to settle an investigation into their fuel economy …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
Proposed settlement reached in Oso landslide lawsuit
SEATTLE – The attorneys representing the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state of Washington over a deadly 2014 landslide have announced a proposed $50 million settlement on the eve …