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Michigan Paid $85M To Settle Lawsuits In 2013

Of 71 lawsuits that ended with the state paying, 27 — more than a third — came from Michigan’s Corrections Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2014

Weight Watchers Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

A popular weight-loss business has agreed to pay a Detroit-area woman $45,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2014

A Toyota RAV4 sits on the sales lot at a Toyota dealership on February 24, 2011 in Oakland, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Source: US To Announce $1.2B Toyota Settlement

U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce a $1.2 billion settlement with the Japanese automaker over its disclosure of safety problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

Man Cleared Of Rape On Faulty Bite-Mark Evidence Settles For $1.5M

A man who served 13 years in prison for rape based on faulty bite-mark evidence has settled a lawsuit against a Detroit-area suburb for $1.5 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2013

School District To Pay $75K After Misconduct Allegation

The student says he was sexually harassed after he began testing for his GED in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2013

US Settles Race Complaint Against Flint Hospital

The federal government says it’s settled a discrimination complaint against a Flint hospital following accusations that black nurses were barred from treating a white newborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2013

$750,000 Settlement Reached In 2010 Plane Crash

The family of one of two Hope College students killed in a 2010 plane crash has agreed to settle a lawsuit against the federal government for $750,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2013

Woman Buys Home For $3,200, Gets $115K Settlement

A woman who bought a 110-year-old home from Kalamazoo for $3,200 has agreed to a $115,000 settlement with the city after she said officials failed to disclose the possibility it contained lead-based paint and blamed the home for her child’s elevated lead levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013

McDonalds sign outside of restaurant. (File Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Deal Approved In Muslims’ Suit Against McDonald’s

A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

Lansing’s Insurer OKs $1M Deal Over Police Crash

Lansing’s municipal insurance company has approved a $1 million settlement of claims involving an officer who crashed into a car while racing to answer a police call, disabling a passenger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

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