A dispute between the family of a three-year-old girl and the city of Napa recently settled for $5 million. The lawsuit was filed by the family shortly after the death of Kayleigh Slusher, who tragically passed away in 2014 after she was tortured and killed in a Napa apartment.
Verdicts & Settlements
A black NYPD officer who was beaten by law enforcement at a birthday party has settled with the city for $5 million. The longstanding lawsuit was initiated following a violent confrontation in 2010. Officer Larry Jackson says his wife had called police to report a gate-crasher, only for first-responders to beat, pummel and arrest the
A lawsuit settlement was recently reached between the Cambridge Central School District and retired employees over “changes made to their prescription drug benefits.” According to the suit, which was filed back in January 2016 in the State Supreme Court of Washington County, there were a total of 24 retired workers included in the complaint. The retired workers filed the lawsuit after “the district’s health insurance provider, the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES Health Consortium Trust, dropped the more expensive Empire Blue Cross Matrix Plan” and switched “active employees to a less expensive plan.”
A faulty elevator repair job caused the equipment to malfunction and paralyzed an officer. Settlement reached.
Last month, Rock Island County agreed to settle a lawsuit for $630,000, bring an end to a legal battle that has lasted more than five years. The suit was originally filed by three former employees of Partners in Job Training and Placement/Workforce Development (PJTP) after they were fired for “reporting alleged financial fraud conducted by Mark Lohman, who was then interim director.” The three former employees were Jeanette Dawson, Carol Slavish and Michelle Holmes.
The city of San Diego recently agreed to pay $5.3 million to settle a lawsuit filed against it in 2017 over the “rights to develop the land adjacent to San Diego’s Convention Center.”
Family of Teenager Killed Carrying Toy Gun is Awarded Settlement
Nurses Awarded Settlement in Hospital Lawsuit After Being Held Hostage
A settlement was recently reached between Concord Hospital and the family of Molly Banzhoff, ending a wrongful death suit the family had filed against the medical center. According to court records, the suit was settled back in mid-October. It was originally filed after the child, who was 13-years-old at the time of her death in the spring of 2016, “died of complications from an undetected brain tumor.”
Earlier this month, the South Dakota Supreme Court rejected a wild horse sanctuary’s attempt to “rid itself of a conservation easement.” The horse sanctuary, known as the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, is located in southern Black Hills near Hot Springs. According to an opinion filed on Wednesday and written by Chief Justice David Gilbertson, the court “affirmed an earlier circuit court dismissal of a lawsuit from the Institute of Range and the American Mustang, which operates the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary.”