Lakewood Sheriff’s Shooting Lawsuit Settled for $3.3M

As a result of the tragic fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in front of his Lakewood home back in 2015, the Board of Supervisors voted to pay $3.3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the man’s family. At the moment, few details about the incident have been released to the public, though according to documents, “the deputies claim their actions were reasonable under the circumstances.” Additionally, according to documents, the settlement was agreed to “based on the risks and uncertainties of litigation.”

Rosebud Restaurants Agrees To Pay $1.9M Settlement In Discrimination Case

Discrimination has been in the news a lot lately, and restaurants aren’t immune. Just recently Rosebud Restaurants agreed to pay $1.9 million “and establish a program to hire African-Americans” as part of a settlement agreement. The settlement itself is the result of a 4-year federal lawsuit “that charged the Chicago-based restaurant chain with discriminating against some black job applicants.”