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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

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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

AG’s Office: No Charges In Breast Pumping Case

The state attorney general’s office does not plan to file charges after a Michigan sheriff’s deputy said a sergeant videotaped her while she was in a private office pumping breast milk for her newborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2013

Settlement Over Race-Based Request At Hospital Included Money

Documents show a Michigan hospital agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of money as part of a settlement following an accusation that it granted a man’s request that no black nurses care for his newborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Sheriff’s Deputy Gets $200K In Breast Pumping Case

A Michigan sheriff’s deputy who said a sergeant videotaped her while she was in a private office pumping breast milk for her newborn is expected to get a $200,000 settlement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

Kalamazoo OKs $130,000 Discrimination Settlement

The city of Kalamazoo will pay $130,000 to settle lawsuit filed by an African-American man who says he was falsely arrested and discriminated by a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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Settlement Reached In Toyota Acceleration Cases

Settlement is worth more than $1 billion in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over acceleration problems in its vehicles.

12/26/2012

Lawsuit Over Birth At Wayne County Jail Settled For $8M

Wayne County has agreed to an $8 million settlement in a lawsuit involving a 14-year-old girl who lacked critical oxygen when she was born in jail.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/13/2012

Eastern Michigan University Settles Lawsuit With Booted Student For $75K

A lawsuit filed by a woman who contends she was kicked out of a master’s degree program at Eastern Michigan University because of her opposition to homosexuality has been settled for $75,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/11/2012

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