All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

Joan Jett Shills Clothing Line for Company She Sued Less Than Two Years Ago

New York rocker Joan Jett has made headlines lately for a new clothing line that she has unveiled. It is called the Joan Jett for Tripp NYC fashion collection for Hot Topic. Jett explained her foray into fashion. “I’ve talked about doing something like this over the years but nothing ever came to fruition. Daang and Ray [at Tripp NYC] …

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Kylie Jenner Sued Over Three-Car Pileup

Kylie Jenner has just passed another rite of passage for a reality TV star. She’s been hit with her first lawsuit. The suit was filed by attorneys for one Alida Griselie Palma Rivera and is regarding the car crash Kylie was in just two weeks after she turned 16. Kylie was out and about, driving her mother’s $125,000 Mercedes Benz …

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Hit with $13.5 Million Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Loss After Governing Body Member Refuses to Testify

The news that another church has been called to account for the sexual abuse of children on their watch hit hard this week. The Jehovah’s Witness church saw their ruling organization, The Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, ordered to pay Jose Lopez $13.5 million. Lopez testified that he was sexually abused at the age of seven by a man in …

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Don Henley Sues Clothing Company for Eagles-Themed Ad

When it comes to defending his intellectual property rights, Don Henley ain’t no new kid in town. He’ll lawyer up and in a New York minute if he thinks some desperado is guilty of the crime. So when Wisconsin-based Duluth Trading Company ran an email ad for their Longtail T Henley shirts, that used the slogan “Don a Henley and …

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Jessica Biel And Justin Timberlake File Lawsuit

Jessica Biel and husband Justin Timberlake have filed seperate, but related lawsuits agianst British gossip magazine Heat. The lawsuits were filed because the tabloid, owned by Germany-based Bauer Media Group, allegedly used unauthorized photos and quotes from Jessica Biel that she never made. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake filed the lawsuits in Ireland. They were told that doing so would …

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Melissa Rivers May File Lawsuit Against Mother’s Surgeon

The death of Joan Rivers had a huge effect on the world, but her daughter Melissa was the most devastated. Rivers was undergoing a routine throat surgery when she went into cardiac arrest on the operating table and later died. A source close to the family said that Melissa is planning to sue the Manhattan clinic where her mother was …

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Chelsea Manning Sues US Gov’t Over Stalled Gender Treatments

Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Defense. In it, the Wikileaks leaker claims that she has been “denied access to medically necessary treatment” in connection with a gender disorder. “She brings this action to compel defendants [Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and the federal government] to treat her serious medical …

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Trump Taj Mahal Closing Slated For November, Donald Trump Files Lawsuit

Atlantic City’s gambling industry is in danger following the announcement of the closing of one of its iconic casinos, the Trump Taj Mahal. If it closes in November, as Trump Entertainment Resorts threatened on Tuesday, Trump Taj Mahal will be the fifth casino shut down this year out of 12 establishments located in Atlantic City. In a statement e-mailed to …

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Sammy Hagar: Red Rocker as Business Tycoon

Sammy Hagar has made the news lately because of a libel lawsuit that has been dogging him for years. Lawyers have managed to keep more serious issues away from the Red Rocker, but a twist of Iowa state law is pulling the rock star closer and closer to court. The whole thing stems from statements Hagar made in his autobiography …

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Katherine Heigl Drops Lawsuit Against Duane Reade

Katherine Heigl decided to drop her lawsuit against the drugstore chain Duane Reade. Heigl had filed the lawsuit because Duane Read had used a photo of her in their advertisements without asking her. The photo showed Heigl exiting a Duane Reade pharmacy and was allegedly taken by paparazzi without Heigl’s knowledge or consent. The drugstore had been using the photo …

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Arwa Damon and CNN Sued for Anchor’s Biting Attack

We’ve all been there before – You’re at a party after a long, hard week at work and it’s finally time to let loose. You have a beer or two, and then another, and another… Until you wake up the next morning and have no clue what happened during the past 48 hours. And, because we’ve all been there, no …

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Jesse Ventura Wins Lawsuit Against Chris Kyle Estate

Jesse Ventura has won his lawsuit against the estate of Chris Kyle. Ventura sued Kyle back in 2012 for defamation and alleged that Kyle had based a character in his autobiography on him. Chris Kyle wrote a book called American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History. In the book he described many events from …

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