Tag: settlement

University Pays $490 Million Settlement in Doctor Sex Abuse Lawsuits

University Pays $490 Million Settlement in Doctor Sex Abuse Lawsuits

The University of Michigan has reached a $490 million settlement with more than 1,000 former athletes who were sexually abused during routine physical exams by Dr. Robert E. Anderson.

/ January 19, 2022
St. Jude Pays $27 Million for Selling Defective Heart Devices

St. Jude Pays $27 Million for Selling Defective Heart Devices

St. Jude Medical has agreed to pay the government $27 million for implanting defective heart devices that were linked to several deaths.

/ September 13, 2021
Monsanto Pays Up To $45 Million to End Roundup Labeling Lawsuits

Monsanto Pays Up To $45 Million to End Roundup Labeling Lawsuits

Monsanto offered a $45 million settlement for failing to warn consumers about the risk of cancer.

/ June 17, 2021
Water Polo Players Get $14 Million in Sexual Abuse Settlement

Water Polo Players Get $14 Million in Sexual Abuse Settlement

Twelve female water polo players who claim they were sexually abused by their coach will split a $14 million settlement with USA Water Polo and a California club.

/ June 8, 2021
University Pays $16 Million Settlement for BioJoint Knee Surgeries

University Pays $16 Million Settlement for BioJoint Knee Surgeries

The University of Missouri will pay a $16.2 million settlement to 22 people who had BioJoint knee surgeries, including some involving a veterinarian.

/ April 1, 2021
USC Sex Assault Lawsuit Filed by 3 Women

USC Pays $1 Billion in Gynecologist Sex Abuse Settlements

USC will pay $1 billion in settlements to women who said they were sexually abused by George Tyndall, a former campus gynecologist.

/ March 30, 2021
Boston Scientific Pays $190 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement to 47 States

Boston Scientific Pays $190 Million Vaginal Mesh Settlement to 47 States

Boston Scientific will pay a $190 million settlement to 47 states and D.C. for failing to warn people about the risks of transvaginal mesh.

/ March 24, 2021
US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

US Figure Skating Pays $1.45 Million Sex Abuse Settlement

U.S. Figure Skating will pay $1.45 million to a former skater who accused the organization of failing to protect him from a sexually abusive coach.

/ January 14, 2021
$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

$17.5 Million Settlement in 1st Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

Tyco Fire Products has agreed to pay a $17.5 million class action lawsuit settlement after toxic "firefighting foam" chemicals contaminated private well water for hundreds of homes in Wisconsin.

/ January 8, 2021
City Pays $28 Million After 'Widow Maker' Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

City Pays $28 Million After ‘Widow Maker’ Tree Kills Grandmother At Wedding

The city of Whittier, California will pay $28 million to the family of a 61-year-old grandmother who died when an 80-foot tree fell during her daughter's wedding party in Penn Park in 2016.

/ October 28, 2020