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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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Councilman Jose Huizar Speaks Out About Traffic Accident That Cost Taxpayers $185K

Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about a traffic accident he caused that cost taxpayers $185,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar was driving a city-owned vehicle when he rear-ended a former Huntington Park police officer in 2012. (Photo credit: Humberto Guizar)

City Council OKs $185,000 Settlement In Huizar Crash

A private investigator whose car was rear-ended by vehicle driven by Councilman Jose Huizar will receive a six-figure settlement after a unanimous vote Wednesday by members of the Los Angeles City Council.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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