01:16 PM EDT 05/20/2016
Originally posted 05/13/2016 05:20PM
The doctors at the center of the lawsuit surrounding Joan Rivers' death still hold their medical license, PEOPLE has confirmed.
On Thursday, Joan's daughter Melissa, 48, reached a settlement in her lawsuit with the clinic where Joan stopped breathing during throat surgery before she died a week later in September 2014.
While details of the settlement were not disclosed, Melissa exclusively told PEOPLE on Friday: "We finally have what we were looking for … answers. We wanted to unearth what happened and now I can look my son in the eye and tell him exactly that – and that someone's taking responsibility for it."
Melissa Rivers on Unearthing Answers Surrounding Her Mother Joan's Death in Lawsuit: 'Now I Can Look My Son in the Eye'
Originally posted 05/13/2016 04:20PM
Melissa Rivers is one step closer to closure now that she has settled a lawsuit against the clinic where her mother Joan stopped breathing before her death.
Melissa Rivers Admits She's 'Not in the Healing Phase' Despite Settling the Lawsuit over Her Mother Joan's Death
Originally posted 05/13/2016 11:45AM
Melissa Rivers has finally reached a settlement in the lawsuit concerning her mother Joan's 2014 death, but she's still deeply mourning the loss of her mother.
"I'm not quite in the healing phase," Rivers told PEOPLE just days before the settlement became final.
"I think it's coming. I think I can see the light at the end of the tunnel," she says, "but I am not quite there yet."
Melissa Rivers Learned Mom Joan's Last Words During Wrongful Death Lawsuit but Says Those 'Will Remain Personal'
Originally posted 05/13/2016 10:45AM
Melissa Rivers says she learned the final words of her mother Joan Rivers as a result of the lawsuit she filed against the clinic where the comedian underwent the surgery that led to her death.
Originally posted 05/12/2016 09:00PM
Melissa Rivers has settled a lawsuit with the clinic where her mother Joan Rivers stopped breathing during surgery before her death in 2014.
Melissa Rivers Says Mother's Day Is 'an Emotional Trainwreck' as She Celebrates Second Holiday Without Joan
Originally posted 05/07/2016 01:05AM
Melissa Rivers is still coping with celebrating Mother's Day without her mother Joan Rivers, who died in 2014 at the age of 81.
Melissa Rivers to Donate Late Mother Joan's Iconic Rainbow Coat for Auction to Promote LGBT Awareness
Originally posted 05/02/2016 12:10PM
PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that Melissa Rivers is donating her late mother Joan's iconic, one-of-a-kind rainbow coat to the Family Equality Council to be included in their upcoming auction.
"She would be thrilled to know that her coat, which celebrates diversity, is being sold to benefit loving families," added Melissa.
Kathy Griffin Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers: 'She Knew She Had to Work Harder, Jump Higher' Than Male Comedians
Originally posted 04/01/2016 09:25AM
Kathy Griffin is remembering Joan Rivers in a new documentary premiering Friday.
Originally posted 03/08/2016 07:10AM
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