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Doctors Involved in Joan Rivers Final Surgery Are Still Licensed to Practice Medicine

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."

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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.

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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."

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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.

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Melissa Rivers Settles Lawsuit with Clinic Where Joan Rivers Stopped Breathing Before 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.

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Melissa Rivers Says Mother's Day Is 'an Emotional Trainwreck' as She Celebrates Second Holiday Without Joan | Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers

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.

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Melissa Rivers to Donate Late Mother Joan's Iconic Rainbow Coat for Auction to Promote LGBT Awareness

Originally posted 05/02/2016 12:10PM

Ever wanted to own an article of clothing from the Fashion Police queen herself? Now you can!

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.

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"My mother loved, respected and celebrated families of all kinds," Melissa, 48, said in a press release for the auction, which will take place May 9 at the Night at the Pier gala in at Pier 60 in New York City.

"She would be thrilled to know that her coat, which celebrates diversity, is being sold to benefit loving families," added Melissa.

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Prized Items from Joan Rivers' Manhattan Penthouse Up for Auction

Originally posted 03/08/2016 07:10AM

Joan Rivers fans are getting the chance to live like the legendary comedian – by owning some of her prized possessions from her Manhattan penthouse.

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First Look! Melissa Rivers Plays Her Late Mom Joan in New Movie Joy

First Look! Melissa Rivers Plays Her Late Mom Joan in New Movie Joy

Originally posted 12/08/2015 08:00PM

Like mother, like daughter.

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Fashion Police Is Back! Melissa Rivers Reflects on What Trends Joan Would Love

Originally posted 11/23/2015 01:50PM

After a night of sheer, sparkly and barely there outfits at the American Music Awards, Fashion Police is coming back to bust stars on their style don'ts.

Melissa Rivers replaced her late mother Joan Rivers as host on the show this year, and she tells PEOPLE she's "enjoying" the job after some bumps. (Kathy Griffin and Kelly Osbourne both quit as panelists after Giuliana Rancic's controversial joke about Zendaya's dreadlocks.)

"I think we really started to find our footing those last few episodes that I hosted. So now that we have our feet underneath us, I think we can start to explore creatively a little bit more," says Melissa, who executive-produces the series, too.

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