Woman Forced To Remove Hijab In Jail Settles For $120KA Minnesota Muslim woman has received $120,000 to settle her lawsuit alleging she was forced to strip in jail and remove her hijab for a booking photo over a traffic offense.
CenturyLink, West Safety To Pay More Than $500K For August 911 OutageA 911 outage on Aug. 1, 2018, prevented hundreds of emergency calls from routing across Minnesota, North Dakota and North Carolina. This week, the FCC announced settlements totaling $575,000 with the service providers responsible for with the outage that lasted 65 minutes.
Uber Agrees To $148M Settlement With States Over Data BreachUber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.
United Airlines Reaches Confidential Settlement With Passenger Dragged Off FlightA Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Reaches Settlement In Civil Sexual Abuse CaseA 12-person panel comprised of doctors, lawyers and church laypersons will oversee any suspicions of clergy sex abuse in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. It's part of a breakthrough settlement reached on Thursday with the Ramsey County Attorney to resolve a civil suit that was filed last June.
State Sen. Hayden, Wife Settle Dispute Over Nonprofit PaymentsDemocratic state Sen. Jeffrey Hayden and his wife will pay $2,750 to settle a dispute over expense reimbursements from the troubled Community Action of Minneapolis nonprofit. The Minneapolis legislator and wife, Theresa, reached agreement last week with a court-appointed receiver to pay less than the $3,500 initially sought.
Fmr. Rogers Student Receives Settlement After Suing SchoolA former Rogers high school student has won a big settlement after he was suspended over a tweet about a teacher. In 2013, Reid Sagehorn posted a two word tweet that resulted in his suspension.
Lawyer To Release Files On 5 More Priests Accused Of AbuseAn attorney who represents a significant group of people who have filed bankruptcy claims against the Twin Cities Archdiocese plans to release files on five priests accused of sexually abusing minors. Jeff Anderson said the files pertain to priests connected with St. John's Abbey were obtained as part of the Troy Bramlage settlement earlier in 2015.
LinkedIn To Pay $13M For Sending Too Many EmailsLinkedIn has agreed to pay $13 million for sending users too many emails. It's all part of a settlement stemming from a 2013 lawsuit linked to the social networking site's 'add connections' feature.
$50K Settlement Reached For Fallen Mendota Heights CopA settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a Mendota Heights police officer, who was later killed during a traffic stop.
EEOC: Superior's Stack Bros. Will Pay $140K SettlementThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says Stack Bros. Mechanical Contractors of Superior has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit. Stack Bros. is a major hearing and plumbing contractor in northwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Minnesota.