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An ignition and start switch assembly. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors)

GM Offers At Least $1 Million To Families Of Victims Killed In Ignition Switch Accidents

A fund set up by General Motors will make 398 compensation offers to people killed or injured in accidents involving faulty ignition switches.

08/11/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

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Woman Left With Brain Injury After SF Muni Accident Reaches $11 Million Settlement

A woman who was struck and severely injured by a Muni light-rail train in 2013 has reached a settlement for $11 million with the City.

06/26/2015

O.B. Whaley Elementary School in San Jose. (CBS)

South Bay School District To Pay $15M In Sexual Molestation Case Of 5 Girls

The families of four girls sexually molested by their second-grade teacher settled a lawsuit for $15 million with a San Jose school district on Monday.

06/16/2015

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Cupertino Cement Quarry To Pay $7.5M For Pollution Violations

Cement quarry Lehigh Hanson will pay millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging it dumped millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a nearby creek.

04/29/2015

San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

$650,000 Settlement For Man Beaten By Deputies After Horse Chase In SoCal County

A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.

04/21/2015

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PayPal To Pay $7.7M For Violating US Sanctions Against Iran, Cuba, Sudan

The Office of Foreign Assets Control said PayPal didn’t adequately screen transactions so it could detect those by people or entities subject to sanctions against Iran, Cuba and Sudan.

03/25/2015

Sinbad's is accused of trespassing by the Port of San Francisco (Photo credit: Doug Sovern/KCBS)

Sinbad’s Defies Settlement With Port Of San Francisco To Vacate Restaurant; Eviction Forthcoming

Sinbad’s, an iconic restaurant on the San Francisco waterfront, is refusing to leave its property even though the Port needs the space to build new ferry piers and now faces an eviction notice.

03/23/2015

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $150,000 In Settlements With 2 Landlords Over ‘Appalling’ Conditions At Apartment Complexes

Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker said on Wednesday that her office has secured settlements that will require landlords to address what she says are unsafe and inhumane living conditions at two rental properties.

03/04/2015

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

72 Passengers Aboard Asiana Flight That Crashed At SFO Settle Lawsuits Against Airline

More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.

03/03/2015

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