US court orders Farc to compensate Ingrid Betancourt’s son

Ingrid Betancourt, just after her release, and her son, Lawrence Delloye, at the Massabielle cave in Lourdes (Hautes-Pyrénées), July 12, 2008. GUILLAUME BONNAUD / AFP Thirty-six million dollars, or just over 31 million euros. This is the amount of compensation that the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), now demobilized, should pay … Read more

PIP breast prostheses: the TÜV Rheinland certifier must compensate 1,600 new complainants

Defective PIP breast prosthesis, in Marseille, June 10, 2010. GERARD JULIEN / AFP Already ordered to compensate thousands of victims, TÜV Rheinland, the German certifier of defective PIP breast prostheses, was sentenced, Thursday, January 13, in France to compensate 1,600 new plaintiffs of twenty-three nationalities, for a total of at least 8 million euros, announced … Read more

Boeing to compensate victims of 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia

A Boeing 737 MAX at the Renton, Wash. Plant on March 12, 2019. JASON REDMOND / AFP Boeing has reached an agreement with the families of the victims of the 737 MAX crash that killed 157 people in Ethiopia in March 2019. The aircraft manufacturer has admitted responsibility in the crash according to legal documents … Read more