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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

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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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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

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