Funny Bone/Chad Johnson lawsuit settled

(NEWPORT) -- The attorney for the 30 plaintiffs who sued Chad Johnson and the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Newport say they have settled the suit for 100,000 dollars.

The case revolved around advertising which the plaintiffs claimed had Chad Johnson giving away a 45,000 dollar Lexus to a patron at the Funny Bone during a raffle.  Johnson and the Funny Bone said there was no raffle and the car was a gift to a friend.

The settlement pays attorney fees and costs.

The trial was scheduled to begin next week.