•   
  •   
  •   

EntertainmentFilings: Bill Cosby agrees to settle 7 defamation lawsuits

20:56  05 april  2019
20:56  05 april  2019 Source:   ap.org

Michael Madsen Blames Crash, DUI Arrest on Side Effects of Medication

Michael Madsen Blames Crash, DUI Arrest on Side Effects of Medication Michael Madsen claims his crash and subsequent DUI arrest can be attributed to his taking his prescription medication at a different time of day then he’s used to. As The Blast previously reported, Madsen crashed his car into a pole on Sunday night. Officers arrived on the scene and later arrested him for DUI. Madsen’s […] The post Michael Madsen Blames Crash, DUI Arrest on Side Effects of Medication appeared first on The Blast.

Court filings on Friday, April 5, 2019, showed that Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits in a Massachusetts case filed by seven women who said he Seven women who said Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago and then labeled them liars by denying it have settled defamation

Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Court documents filed Friday in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last fall

Filings: Bill Cosby agrees to settle 7 defamation lawsuits © The Associated Press FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. Court filings on Friday, April 5, 2019, showed that Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits in a Massachusetts case filed by seven women who said he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations.

Filings Friday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last fall in a separate Pennsylvania sex assault case. The 81-year-old comedian is serving a three- to 10-year prison sentence there.

Bill Cosby Refutes Defamation Suit Settlement, Slams His Insurer’s 'Egregious Behavior'

Bill Cosby Refutes Defamation Suit Settlement, Slams His Insurer’s 'Egregious Behavior' Bill Cosby is blasting the insurance company that made a settlement in the long-running defamation case against him. He issued this statement tonight through his publicist: ”AIG showed that they’re a part of the corruption against me, by paying off these distractors, without my knowledge, without my permission and without my consent. AIG’s egregious behavior will be frowned upon by their many customers. They have proven that they do not have the best interest of their clients in mind, which will cause them to lose an overwhelming amount of business.

The insurer AIG has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say the disgraced actor and comedianBill Cosby defamed them when he Filings on Friday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last fall

Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations The women suing Cosby for defamation say he defamed them by branding them liars after they went public with allegations of sexual assault.

The federal judge overseeing the defamation case in Massachusetts must still approve the settlement. The terms are confidential.

It's not yet clear whether Cosby will now drop his counterclaims against the seven women. One of them recently died.

They are among the dozens of women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct. He has denied their allegations and is appealing his Pennsylvania conviction.

Related slideshow: Celebrity mugshots (via Photo Services)

Read More

Bill Cosby is fighting a $6.7 million lawyer bill.
Bill Cosby is challenging an arbitration decision that mandated he pay nearly $7 million in fees to a law firm that represented him for nine months in 2015 and 2016, documents show. The final result of the arbitration was filed in January and upheld a $6.7 million bill Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan had charged Cosby -- $4.3 million of which had already been paid, $2 million by Cosby and $2.3 million by his insurer, AIG. $2.4 million remains to be paid. Originally, the law firm was requesting more than $9 million for its total bill. But that amount was trimmed during arbitration.

Topical videos:

usr: 3
This is interesting!