Barring any other appeal or last-minute motion, Trump’s fraud trial will likely begin on Monday.
Verdicts & Settlements
JPMorgan Chase has not conceded any liability but will pay the U.S. Virgin Islands an estimated $75 million to resolve the lawsuit.
$27M Settlement Obtained for Family of 13-Year-Old Killed at Landmark Middle School; Largest School Bullying Settlement in the U.S.
Moreno Valley Unified settled the case for $27M on the four-year anniversary of Diego Stolz’s death as a result of bullying.
The lawsuit was filed shortly after a 13-year-old Moreno Valley boy was beaten to death by two of his classmates.
California District to Pay $100k After Officials Allegedly Encouraged Student to “Secretly” Transition
The child’s mother said that Spreckels Union School District violated her constitutional rights by depriving her of the opportunity to act as a supportive parent.
In his ruling, the presiding federal judge stated that Trump’s request for a stay pending appeal was entirely “frivolous.”
Attorneys for the victim have already admitted that, while they are unlikely to ever recover the full $1.2 billion, the award was always meant to serve as a deterrent.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service had earlier suspended its wild red wolf reintroduction program, possibly due to heightened political pressure.
The lawsuit was dismissed nearly two months after the lead plaintiff said that she no longer wished to litigate the claim, citing pregnancy-related complications. Subway attorneys have since said that her attorneys pressured her to give up after realizing that they would not receive a “windfall settlement.”
In closing arguments, a McDonald’s attorney told jurors that the family’s demands for damages had more to do with the mother’s mental state than the girl’s pain and suffering.