Judge Rejects Settlement For Uber DriversA decision late Thursday leaves a key issue unsettled: should drivers be considered employees or independent contractors?
Volkswagen Settles Emissions-Cheating Cases For $15.3BVolkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.
Hospital Near Downtown LA Settles Suit Over Allegation Of Leaving Patient On StreetA fourth Los Angeles-area hospital in less than three years has settled a lawsuit over a chronic problem in the nation's second-largest city.
Judge Approves Settlement In Sony Pictures Hacking CaseA judge on Wednesday approved a multi-million dollar settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by former Sony Pictures Entertainment employees whose private information was stolen in a massive data breach.
Only On 2: Sex Scandal In West Hollywood Reshapes City Government And The Fallout Costs Pretty PennyJust this week the city tried to put the allegations to rest – agreeing to pay Ian Owens $500,000
Sushi, Ramen Restaurants To Pay $621K In Back Wages, DamagesA chain of Southern California sushi and ramen restaurants will pay more than $620,000 in back wages and damages after a federal investigation found it cheated chefs and other workers out of overtime pay.
Judge Approves 'In Principle' Proposed $44M LADWP SettlementA judge gave conditional approval to a proposed settlement Monday that would require the Department of Water and Power to pay out tens of millions of dollars in refunds to customers who overpaid during an overhaul of the utility’s billing system.
LAUSD To Pay $320K Settlement To Family Of Girl Abused By Portola Middle School TeacherThe Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to pay $320,000 to the family of a girl who was the victim of misconduct by a teacher when she attended Portola Middle School in Tarzana.
$4.9M Settlement Reached In Kelly Thomas Wrongful-Death LawsuitAttorneys say a wrongful-death lawsuit brought against the city of Fullerton in the death of Kelly Thomas has been settled for $4.9 million.
Fullerton City Council Plans Closed-Door Session As Kelly Thomas Wrongful Death Trial BeginsThe lawsuit asserts Thomas was killed by police who were poorly trained on how to confront a mentally ill person.
Sony Settles Hacking Lawsuit, To Pay Up To $8 MillionThe agreement calls for up to $10,000 a person, capped at $2.5 million, to reimburse workers for identity theft losses, up to $1,000 each to cover the cost of credit-fraud protection services, capped at $2 million, and up to $3.5 million in legal fees.
LA To Pay $2.5M To Family Of Woman Kicked, Shoved While In Police CustodyThe Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to pay $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit with the children of a woman who was kicked in the crotch by a Los Angeles police officer and later died.