Timeline of the civil case against Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant:
— June 30, 2003: Bryant arrives at Lodge & Spa at Cordillera near Edwards, Colo., a day before knee surgery in Vail.
— July 1: A 19-year-old employee tells sheriff's deputies Bryant sexually assaulted her.
— July 18: District Attorney Mark Hurlbert files single count of felony sexual assault. Bryant says he committed adultery but is innocent of assault.
— Aug. 10, 2004: Accuser files civil lawsuit against Bryant in federal court, seeking unspecified damages for pain, suffering, "public scorn, hatred and ridicule."
— Sept. 1: Judge dismisses criminal case after prosecution says the alleged victim does not want to participate in the trial.
— Oct. 6: Judge rejects woman's request to remain anonymous.
— Nov. 10: Bryant's attorneys argue media organizations, individuals and the Colorado court system share responsibility for causing the woman emotional distress.
— Nov. 17: Attorneys meet with judge in first hearing in federal court. In a court filing, attorneys indicate they have discussed settlement possibilities.
— Dec. 1: Accuser's attorneys dispute defense argument that media, others share responsibility for woman's distress, saying the defense just wanted to shift responsibility.
— Dec. 6: Bryant's attorneys ask judge to prohibit accuser's attorneys from asking him questions about his sex life, ask to delay deposition.
— Jan. 9, 2005: Accuser's attorney L. Lin Wood says woman decided against filing parallel lawsuit in California.
— Jan. 12: Bryant's attorneys argue against allowing questioning about his sex life to protect privacy of past sexual partners.
— Feb. 2: Judge Richard Matsch throws out Bryant's attempt to share blame with media, others; orders both sides to stop including "scandalous" information in public filings; says he hopes for summer trial.
— March 2: Settlement announced; no terms disclosed.