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Francis Pusok's booking photo stemming from the April 9 incident. (credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.)

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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Sheriff’s Deputies To Undergo Training To Handle Photographers In Public Places

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will undergo training for interacting with photographers or members of the public who are taking photos in public places as part of a court settlement.

03/05/2015

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Officials To Pay $200K To Owner Of Cabin Where Dorner Committed Suicide

The owner of the mountain cabin where rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner holed himself up during a deadly gun battle with deputies will be paid $200,000.

02/17/2015

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Police Officer Claiming He Was Tasered By Supervisor Awarded Nearly $2M

In court documents, Zachary Bazilius says he told his bosses he was experiencing back pain before the incident, which he claims occurred during morning roll call at the Torrance Police Department.

02/09/2015

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California Prosecutors Sue Uber; Lyft Settles

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

Miramonte Elementary Sex Abuse Case To Cost Nearly $140M

Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

LAUSD Avoids Trial And Reaches $139M Settlement In Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

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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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