Settlement

Actor Terrence Howard (L) and Michelle Ghent attend "The Ledge" Cocktail Party At Bing Bar on January 21, 2011 in Park City, Utah.  (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Bing)

Final Arguments Made Over Terrence Howard Divorce Settlement

A judge said Monday he will take a week to determine whether to set aside Terrence Howard’s divorce judgment that entitles his ex-wife to a spousal support and a share of his earnings from the hit television series “Empire.”

08/17/2015

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LADWP Reaches Tentative Settlement In Customer Billing Class-Action Litigation

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reached a settlement on Monday in regards to a customer billing class-action litigation.

08/17/2015

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Judge Gives Preliminary OK To $92.5 Million Settlement In Phone Tax Lawsuit

If you used a phone in the city of Los Angeles between October of 2005 and March of 2008, you might have some cash coming to you.

08/14/2015

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Federal Oversight, Sweeping Reforms Coming To LA County Jails

Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.

08/05/2015

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LA County To Pay $5 Million Over Mistaken Killing Of Hostage

Los Angeles County will pay $5 million to the family of a man who was mistakenly shot to death by sheriff’s deputies as he tried to flee a knife-wielding captor.

08/04/2015

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Bill Cosby’s Lawyers Ask Judge To Keep Settlement Sealed

Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued on Tuesday that his admission to using quaaludes in the 1970s doesn’t mean he drugged and sexually assaulted women.

07/21/2015

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Former Lawyers For Man Who Once Claimed He Was Sexually Abused By Hollywood Executives Apologize To Accused

A spokesperson for Ancier released a statement that said the apology was accompanied by an undisclosed monetary payment but acknowledged it was “in the seven figures.”

06/07/2015

Eder Herrera was wrongly-accused of murdering his mother and brother. (credit: CBS)

Man Wrongly Accused Of Killing Mother, Brother Will Get $700K Settlement In Brea

The real killer — Herrera’s high school friend, Itzcoatl Ocampo, a confessed serial killer who later admitted to fatally stabbing four homeless men.

05/01/2015

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Los Angeles County Settles Civil Rights Case With Feds

The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations of long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert.

04/28/2015

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City Of Brea Will Pay $700K Settlement To Man Arrested In Family’s Killings

The city of Brea will pay $700,000 to a man who was arrested in the 2011 killings of his mother and brother but was freed when his high school friend confessed to the crimes, lawyers said Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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Horse Pursuit Suspect Beaten By Deputies Agrees To $650,000 Settlement

San Bernardino county officials and attorneys for Francis Jared Pusok finalized the settlement in connection with Pusok’s April 9 arrest in Apple Valley.

04/21/2015

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Man Wrongly Convicted In 1994 Killing Settles Lawsuit Against City Of LA For $8.3 Million

A man wrongly convicted of shooting a man to death 21 years ago has reached an $8.3 million settlement with the city of Los Angeles, attorneys announced Monday.

04/13/2015

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Woman Breaks Silence About $28 Million Verdict Against Local Hospital

An Encino woman is breaking her silence about a multimillion-dollar verdict she received against a local hospital.

04/06/2015

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Judge Approves Settlement In Disabled Inmates Case

A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement Monday mandating improvements for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility at Los Angeles County jails.

03/23/2015

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Judge OKs $10M Settlement In Target Data Breach

A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.

03/19/2015

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