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Nonprofit Says Former Director To Pay $869K To Settle Suit

The group Lay Mission-Helpers says its former director of development has agreed to pay more than $869,000 to settle an embezzlement lawsuit it brought against him.

10/03/2014

Marlene Pinnock (pictured) was awarded $1.5 million in a civil settlement for the July assault on the 10 Freeway. (CBS)

DA Still Undecided On Whether To File Criminal Charges In CHP Freeway Assault

Southland civil rights activists Thursday urged Los Angeles County prosecutors to pursue criminal charges in the assault of a homeless women by a California Highway Patrol officer.

09/25/2014

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American Apparel Settles Worker Death Suit For $1M

The Orange County district attorney’s office announced the settlement Tuesday. The worker’s daughter will receive $150,000 of the money – the rest covers civil penalties and the cost of the accident’s investigation.

09/09/2014

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Glendale Adventist To Pay $700K To Settle Patient Dumping Allegation

Glendale Adventist Medical Center will pay $700,000 to settle allegations that the hospital improperly discharged a homeless patient on Skid Row, Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday.

08/27/2014

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Lawyer Representing Family Of Man Fatally Shot By LAPD Following Chase Discusses $5M Settlement.

That figure represented the largest out-of-court settlement against the LAPD in more than 12 years.

08/21/2014

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LA City Council To Pay $5M In Death Of Veteran Shot By Police After Televised Corvette Pursuit

The Los Angeles City Council agreed Wednesday to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a disabled veteran who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police after a pursuit.

08/20/2014

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Insurance Company Settles Claim In $21K Of Loose Coins

An insurance company has paid off a $21,000 settlement to an elderly east LA man in buckets of loose coins.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/06/2014

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CSU To Pay $2.5 Million Over Student Death

Lawyers for the parents of Bartholomew Williams announced Thursday that Cal State trustees agreed to settle a federal wrongful death suit. The university denied any fault or liability.

07/31/2014

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Police To Pay $1.8M For Dorner Manhunt Shooting

The Torrance Police Department announced Thursday that it will settle David Perdue’s lawsuit.

07/24/2014

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Whole Foods Agrees To $800K Settlement After Investigation Uncovers Pricing Violations

The city attorneys in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Diego reached an $800,000 settlement with Whole Foods Market after a statewide investigation uncovered widespread pricing violations, officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

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Parents Of Unarmed Teen Shot By Police Absolve City Of Pasadena In $1M Settlement

Nineteen-year-old Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by two officers in 2012 after a 911 call of an armed robbery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Oxnard To Pay $6.7M To Family Of Innocent Man Fatally Shot As Many As 20 Times By Police

Oxnard will pay $6.7 million to the family of a jogger fatally shot by police who suspected at the time that he had been part of a pursuit with officers.

06/11/2014

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LA County Jail Beating Case Settled For $1M

A man who said he was beaten by sheriff’s deputies while visiting his brother at a Los Angeles County jail will receive more than $1 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2014

Personnel from Southern California Edison were called in after investigators found an electrical bypass had been installed at the operation in Pinion Hills. (courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Dept.)

SoCal Edison Settles With Homeowners After Pot-Growing Tenant Racks Up $140K Bill

Southern California Edison has settled a lawsuit filed by two Rowland Heights women who claimed the utility company kept their home in the dark after a marijuana-growing tenant racked up a $140,000 electric bill and the women refused to pay.

04/11/2014

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$1.4B Settlement Proposed In San Onofre Closure

Utility customers would see an estimated $1.4 billion in savings, including $600 million in refunds, in a proposed settlement over costs tied to the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California, officials said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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