L.A.Councilmen Question $2.7M Harassment Settlement

Law360, New York (November 15, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two Los Angeles City Councilmen have pushed for reexamination of a $2.7 million settlement with an African-American firefighter who was served dog food in his spaghetti after pictures emerged this week that showed him possibly hazing other colleagues in previous incidents.

On Tuesday, councilmen Dennis P. Zine and Bill Rosendahl introduced a motion to reconsider the settlement with firefighter Tennie Pierce, who first filed the suit over a year ago in Los Angeles Superior Court. Though their motion was barely shot down by a 6-6 vote,...
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