Michigan Will Appeal $325K Verdict In Favor Of Prisoner With Chronic PainThe state of Michigan says it will appeal after a jury awarded $325,000 to a prison inmate who accused officials of illegally rejecting his pleas for help for chronic pain.
Ex-State Police Sergeant Gets $350K In Case Over HarassmentA federal jury has awarded $350,000 to a former state police sergeant who said she suffered retaliation for reporting sexual harassment.
Jury Awards $325,000 To Michigan Prisoner In Dispute Over Health CareA prisoner serving a life sentence has been awarded $325,000 after a jury found state Corrections Department staff were "deliberately indifferent" to helping him with chronic joint pain.
$10.5 Million Settlement Reached In Class-Action Meningitis Outbreak LawsuitThe deal covers 311 patients of Michigan Pain Specialists and their survivors.
Detroit To Pay $100,000 After Officer Fatally Shoots DogThe owner says he asked officers if he could bring his dog "Babycakes" inside before it was shot.
Settlements Reached In Lawsuits Over Fatal Chain-Reaction Crash On I-75 During Snow SquallPolice say a total of 43 vehicles and semi-trucks were involved in 12 separate crashes over a mile-long stretch of I-75.
HIV-Positive Woman Ticketed By Dearborn Police Gets $40,000 SettlementShalandra Jones sued after the officer berated her for not telling him earlier in a traffic stop that she had the virus that causes AIDS.
GM To Pay $575 Million To Settle Ignition Switch LawsuitsGeneral Motors will pay $575 million to settle hundreds of civil lawsuits filed against the company over faulty small-car ignition switches, including the bulk of pending wrongful death and injury cases.
General Motors Settles Criminal Case Over Ignition Switches, Will Forfeit $900 MillionThe problem caused crashes that killed at least 124 people and injured 275 more.
No Touching! Prisoner Awarded $1,251 After Guard Said He Couldn't Embrace WifeThe 52-year-old is serving a life sentence for murder in Oakland County.
Inkster Residents On The Hook For Settlement In Another Police Excessive Force CaseIt's unclear how residents will be asked to absorb that cost, but millage rates provided by michigan.gov show residents in Inkster -- one of the poorest communities in the state -- already pay among the highest rates in property taxes.
Inkster Residents On The Hook For $1.4M Police Beating Settlement"Inkster residents may not be happy, but there's not a lot they can do about it."