Families of Virgina Tech victims offered $100,000 settlement

March 25, 2008

The families of 32 individuals killed during the 2007 campus shootings at Virgina Tech have been offered $100,000 each by the state as a settlement.  The settlement also includes a chance to question the governor and university officials regarding the shooting, as well as medical and counselling expenses.  Family members would be asked to give up their right to sue state government and the school.  A decision is required by March 31.  The Toronto Star