UC agrees to pay $1 million to settle UC Davis pepper-spray lawsuit | Vallejo Times Herald

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed during an Occupy protest at UC Davis last fall, according to a preliminary settlement filed Wednesday.

Under the proposed settlement, UC would pay $30,000 to each of 21 plaintiffs named in the complaint and an additional $250,000 for their attorneys to split.

“It was felt that the proposed settlement was in the best interest of the university,” said UC spokesman Steve Montiel.

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