Harvey wine Stein's alleged victims, who had hoped to bring civil actions against him and his former film company The Weinstein Company (TWC) to compensation payments, will have to wait. After almost two years of negotiations between the insolvency administrators, the public Prosecutor and the lawyers of the women, a court in New York refused on Tuesday unexpectedly made a comparison. The collection settle a lawsuit of at least nine victims, had been agreed by the parties to a payment of the insurance of the insolvent Weinstein Company of nearly $ 47 million.
Approximately $ 19 million should be paid to the applicants, a further five million to the Victims, and not involved in the class action. The rest of the sum in the amount of almost $ 23 million was intended for wine, stone's attorneys and the creditors of his earlier film company.
a Federal judge Alvin Hellerstein justified the refusal "disgusting" passages of the comparison. A class action lawsuit with allegations of sexual abuse is not appropriate, since different women have differently suffered. In March, Weinstein had been sentenced at a criminal trial for the rape and sexual abuse already 23 years in prison. In Los Angeles, another criminal case is expected, the former Hollywood Mogul meanwhile.Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 06:19