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Glenn Beck Faces Defamation Lawsuit by Boston Marathon Victim

Political commentator Glenn Beck is being sued for defaming a Saudi Arabian man injured during the Boston Marathon bombings last April 2013. The bombing, which took the lives of three people and injured more than 200 event-goers, was said to be …

Walmart Sues Visa Over Credit Card Fees

Retail giant Walmart has filed suit against credit card giant Visa. The Arkansas firm is seeking $5 Billion from Visa for conspiring with banks to rig the fees that merchants pay for accepting Visa cards. According to AFP, Walmart alleges …

Bank of America Settles Hefty $9.3M Lawsuit

Bank of American took quite a hit from the Federal Housing Finance Agency in a lawsuit that ended in a $9.33 million dollar lawsuit. The FHFA, which is the agency that oversees the operations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, …

McDonald’s Employees Sue, Claim Wage Theft McDonald’s Employees Sue, Claim Wage Theft

According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been seven class-action lawsuits filed by McDonald’s restaurant employees recently. The suits charge McDonald’s with systematically stealing wages from employees in a variety of ways. Some of the plaintiffs said that the burger …

George Zimmerman’s Parents Sue Roseanne Barr for Endangering Their Lives George Zimmerman’s Parents Sue Roseanne Barr for Endangering Their Lives

Robert Zimmerman Sr. and Gladys Zimmerman, the parents of George Zimmerman, have filed a lawsuit against Roseanne Barr for posting the address to their home on Twitter in 2012. Barr posted the address after it appeared that Zimmerman wasn’t going …

Chantel Jeffries Sues New York Daily News Chantel Jeffries Sues New York Daily News

Justin Bieber may have been hanging back in Canada these past few weeks, but the pop star will have to come out of hiding soon. Bieber still has his DUI arrest to face with the trial set for May 5th. …

Rachel Canning: Teen Sues Parents Who Spoiled Her Rachel Canning: Teen Sues Parents Who Spoiled Her

Rachel Canning thought being an adult meant she could do whatever she wanted and somehow her parents were just going to foot the bill. As many actual adults know, this is hardly how reality works. Canning learned this lesson the …

Teen Sues Parents for Tuition and Living Expenses Teen Sues Parents for Tuition and Living Expenses

A teen in New Jersey decided that she no longer wanted to follow her parents’ household rules, so she did what other teens of age do in similar situations–she ran away. While most teens who decide they want to live …

Teen Sues Parents for School Fees in Legal Family Feud Teen Sues Parents for School Fees in Legal Family Feud

A New Jersey high school honors student is suing her parents for abandoning her while she was still attending school. Rachel Canning, 18, is demanding that her parents pay her remaining private high school costs. She claims that her parents, …

Shia LaBeouf Wins $800k Lawsuit Against Uncle Shia LaBeouf Wins $800k Lawsuit Against Uncle

Transformers star Shia LaBeouf won a lawsuit, on Wednesday, after a judge ruled that his uncle Barry Saide must pay back a loan from 2009. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Eileen Bransten declared that Saide must pay LaBouf the $800,000 that …

Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5M Over Napkin Issue Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5M Over Napkin Issue

What is a man to do when he receives only one napkin with his Quarter Pounder Deluxe from McDonald’s? Sue for more than a million bucks, apparently. A California McDonald’s finds itself the target of a lawsuit after a man …

Karen Gravano Suing Grand Theft Auto V Makers Karen Gravano Suing Grand Theft Auto V Makers

Karen Gravano, star of Mob Wives, is suing the makers of Grand Theft Auto V for using her likeness without permission. Gravano claims that one of the female characters in the game named Antonia Bottino not only looks similar to …

Lance Armstrong Has Request Denied By Texas Judge Lance Armstrong Has Request Denied By Texas Judge

Tuesday was another day that didn’t go well for Lance Armstrong. The disgraced cyclist had made a request to halt an arbitration panel from reviewing the $12 million in bonuses a sports insurance company paid Armstrong before he admitted to …

Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit After Rape Claim Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit After Rape Claim

Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst has filed a libel lawsuit against a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her. On Wednesday an attorney for the singer-songwriter filed the civil suit in a federal court in Manhattan. The suit claims that …

Rand Paul Sues Obama and NSA Over “Metadata” Rand Paul Sues Obama and NSA Over “Metadata”

Rand Paul has taken a bold step against the NSA’s collection of “metadata” from U.S. citizens. He announced today that he has filed a historic lawsuit against the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NSA Director Keith Alexander, FBI Director …

LAPD Manhunt: Officers Acted “Out of Policy” LAPD Manhunt: Officers Acted “Out of Policy”

It has finally been decided that eight officers involved in last year’s botched manhunt for former cop, Christopher Dorner, acted “out of policy” when they fired on a truck they believed to be the suspect, according to the AP. It …

Carly Rae Jepsen Lost Legal Battle, Plays Cinderella Carly Rae Jepsen Lost Legal Battle, Plays Cinderella

Carly Rae Jepsen, the Canadian pop singer best known for her summer hit from 2012 Call Me Maybe, has lost a legal battle in which she was sued for plagiarism. Jepsen and her record company BMI have been ordered to …

Eli Manning Sued over Bogus Memorabilia Eli Manning Sued over Bogus Memorabilia
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It’s a tough week for Eli Manning. Not only does he have to watch America swoon over his older brother as Peyton takes his Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl, now he’s being sued for allegedly passing off bogus memorabilia. …

Nicollette Sheridan Suing Desperate Housewives Team Nicollette Sheridan Suing Desperate Housewives Team
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The saucy “Desperate Housewives” neighbor, Edie Britt, played by Nicollette Sheridan, was terminated in the 5th season of the show. Sheridan is suing ABC, Touchstone and its creator, Marc Cherry, for $20 million dollars for wrongful termination. The case originally …

LAPD Beating Lawsuit, Jury Rules Against Banker LAPD Beating Lawsuit, Jury Rules Against Banker
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Former Banker and Hollywood executive, Brian Mulligan who claimed excessive force during an arrest in May 2012, sued two Los Angeles police officers John Miller and John Nichols for a cool $20 million dollars. According to authorities, Mulligan was seen …

Raiders Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Wages Raiders Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Wages

In a type of story that does not surface often, a squad of cheerleaders in the NFL is suing the team that they cheer for. The cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders have recently brought up a lawsuit with the team …