Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein
are working with insurance companies and the New York attorney general’s office in negotiations that could lead to settling civil lawsuits brought against Weinstein and The Weinstein Co., according to multiple individuals who spoke with The Wall Street Journal.
Weinstein’s lawyers are meeting for two days in early November with women, who have accused the disgraced movie mogul of sexual misconduct, to resolve more than a dozen sexual misconduct cases against Weinstein, including certain legal filings in which lawyers for Bob Weinstein
have been named as defendants, according to the Journal.
A restitution fund for the alleged victims is being discussed, though the talks are still in early stages, the Journal reported.
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The New York attorney general’s office said in a statement obtained by TheWrap
, “Our lawsuit remains active and our investigation remains ongoing.