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Washington to Pay $13.7 Million to Demonstrators


This is a settlement for the Civil / Human Rights lawsuit.

Washington, DC: A $13.7 million settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit brought by nearly 700 demonstrators arrested during protests against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings in April of 2000.

The lawsuit was filed by the Partnership for Civil Justice on behalf of protesters and bystanders. According to media reports, the average maximum payment to each plaintiff will be $18,000.

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Published on Nov-24-09


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I never received the payment for this lawsuit, the Claim Administrator said he has sent me mail information, which I did not receive. I had a forwarding address from my previous P.O. Box. Instead they paid people who are not part of the lawsuit. I sent many correspondence to the lawyers involved and claim administrator to no avails. They said I missed the deadline which is a pure light. They just wanted to have the money for themselves.

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