Friday, April 25, 2008

Gee's Bend Quilter Annie Mae Young Reaches Settlement Agreement with Visa

On April 15, Gee's Bend quilter Annie Mae Young reached a settlement agreement with Visa. As a result, she "dismisses her claims with prejudice against defendant Visa," according to a document filed with the US District Court for Southern District of Alabama (civil action no. 07-317). No details of the settlement were released.

You can follow the Gee's Bend suits yourself by reading the actual court filings. As mentioned in previous posts, PACER - "Public Access to Court Electronic Records ... an electronic public access service allows users to obtain case and docket information from Federal Appellate, District and Bankruptcy courts, and the U.S. Party/Case Index via the Internet." There's a fee of about 8 cents per page to access the records.

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