Harvey Weinstein And Accusers Reach Tentative $25M Settlement | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/12/2019

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In this settlement, Weinstein will not admit any wrongdoing, nor will he pay accusers, according to the New York Times. Instead, insurance companies for his former studio, which filed for bankruptcy, would make the payout. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NB...



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On the same day, harvey weinstein used a walker to enter the court where he's facing criminal charges a potential 25 million dollar settlement with the more than 30 actresses and other accusers who filed civil suits against the former movie producer. According to the new york times. The time saying, weinstein would not admit any wrongdoing and he wouldn't pay accusers, but insurance companies for ...
is former studio, which filed for bankruptcy, would make the payout he'll be able to basically walk away from almost all of those cases without paying any of his own money. To those victims, a quarter of the overall settlement according to the times would pay lawyers for weinstein and his former company accuserzooey brock tells nbc news. This settlement breaks my heart. I have signed it only because i have explored every other legal option and, at this point have found no alternative. The advocacy group times up also panning the deal as too little. If this is the best, the survivors could get, the system is broken. There are also women who are relieved who feel like listen. There was, as these legal negotiations went on in the pot of money that was going to go towards them, got smaller and smaller. There were concerns of whether or not there would be any civil settlement reached. The new york times reports, several high-profile accusers, would not be part of the settlementweinstein's attorneys declined to comment on the potential settlement.

He has pleaded not guilty to all criminal charges. Earlier today, a judge raised his bail after criminal prosecutors said he tampered with his electronic ankle. Monitor more than 50 times a winston attorney told the criminal court he's having back surgery tomorrow and they insist, he'll show up for trial on january 6th, it's okay. This is a settlement in the works, meaning it's not a done deal. It'S not a done deal yet at the new york times, reporting that it would have to be approved by judges and with some lawyers for accusers already objecting it's possible. It could fall apart. Hey nbc news fans thanks for checkingout our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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