The lawyer normal for New York stated on Tuesday that an settlement had been reached to accept practically $19 million two sexual misconduct lawsuits on behalf of a number of ladies towards imprisoned former movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
However attorneys representing six of the ladies who’ve made accusations towards Weinstein known as the proposed deal a “sellout” that didn’t require Weinstein, 68, to just accept accountability or personally pay out any cash.
The settlement, which nonetheless should be permitted by a federal choose and a chapter courtroom, would resolve a lawsuit filed towards Weinstein, his manufacturing firm and his brother in 2018 by the New York Lawyer Common’s workplace.
It might additionally settle a separate class-action lawsuit introduced on behalf of ladies who accused Weinstein of sexual harassment or assault, New York Lawyer Common Letitia James stated.
“After all of the harassment, threats, and discrimination, these survivors are lastly receiving some semblance of justice,” she stated on Twitter.
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