Michigan Paid $85M To Settle Lawsuits In 2013Of 71 lawsuits that ended with the state paying, 27 -- more than a third -- came from Michigan's Corrections Department.
Weight Watchers Settles Pregnancy Discrimination LawsuitA popular weight-loss business has agreed to pay a Detroit-area woman $45,000 to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit.
Source: US To Announce $1.2B Toyota SettlementU.S. Justice Department is expected to announce a $1.2 billion settlement with the Japanese automaker over its disclosure of safety problems.
Man Cleared Of Rape On Faulty Bite-Mark Evidence Settles For $1.5MA 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.
School District To Pay $75K After Misconduct AllegationThe student says he was sexually harassed after he began testing for his GED in 2012.
US Settles Race Complaint Against Flint HospitalThe 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.
$750,000 Settlement Reached In 2010 Plane CrashThe 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.
Woman Buys Home For $3,200, Gets $115K SettlementA 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.
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.
Lansing's Insurer OKs $1M Deal Over Police CrashLansing'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.
AG's Office: No Charges In Breast Pumping CaseThe 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.
Settlement Over Race-Based Request At Hospital Included MoneyDocuments 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.
Sheriff's Deputy Gets $200K In Breast Pumping CaseA 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.
Kalamazoo OKs $130,000 Discrimination SettlementThe 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.
Settlement Reached In Toyota Acceleration CasesSettlement is worth more than $1 billion in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits over acceleration problems in its vehicles.