Litigation

Settlement Ends Arizona Sweat Lodge Lawsuit

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - (AP) The owners of an Arizona retreat where a self-help author's sweat lodge ceremony turned deadly have settled a lawsuit with the victims' families and seven participants. A judge still must approve the confidential agreement reached last week, but that's considered a formality, said Ted Schmidt, an attorney. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.