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Charbucks Wins Battle Against Starbucks, Again Charbucks Wins Battle Against Starbucks, Again

After a tedious 12-year trial, coffee empire Starbucks lost its case against a small, family-owned New Hampshire-based coffee roaster. The issue? The use of the name “Charbucks.” Black Bear Micro Roastery sells coffee labeled “Mr. Charbucks,” “Charbucks Blend,” and “Mister …

Starbucks Kraft Lawsuit Settles: Coffee Chain to Pay $2.76 Billion Starbucks Kraft Lawsuit Settles: Coffee Chain to Pay $2.76 Billion

After a grueling three-year legal entanglement, the Starbucks-Kraft lawsuit has finally come to an end. Earlier today, an arbitrator determined that Starbucks will pay a total of approximately $2.76 billion as a monetary settlement to diffuse their legal dispute with …

Dad Refuses to Take His Kid to McDonald’s, is Deemed an “Unfit Parent”
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Heads up parents–the next time your kid is whining about going to McDonald’s and you say no to stopping by the Golden Arches for a Happy Meal, you just might find yourself in some legal trouble. Okay, maybe that isn’t …

Tom Cruise Denies Allegations About His Parenting

Tom Cruise’s latest mission is in the courtroom and not on the silver screen. During his ongoing fight against Bauer Publishing over allegations of not being there for his daughter Suri, Cruise insists he’s there for her. “I have in …

Hot Dog Injury Lawsuit Filed by Baseball Fan Goes Before Missouri Supreme Court
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The Missouri Supreme Court is reviewing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals filed by a fan who was injured during a game in 2009. John Coomer, of Overland Park, Kansas, was injured after the Royals team mascot Slugerrr threw …

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Sue YouTube Co-Founder
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When there’s an exclusive video surrounding Kim Kardashian, you should be very skeptical of whether you want to leak it or not. If the reality TV starlet’s last infamous video and lawsuit are anything to go by, leaking any exclusive …

Quincy Jones Files $10M Lawsuit Against Michael Jackson’s Estate
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Legendary music record producer and songwriter, Quincy Jones, has filed a lawsuit against the estate of Michael Jackson. He alleges that the singer owes him millions in record royalties and production fees associated with some of Jackson’s greatest hits. Jones’ …

Lady Gaga Finally Settles Lawsuit

Miss Gaga is back from trial. Lady Gaga has finally settled a lawsuit filed in 2011 by a former assistant who claimed that the “Applause” artist owed her album $400,000 in overtime salary. The suit was for 7,168 extra hours …

Alex Rodriguez Files Another Lawsuit
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Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees are not even in the post season and yet the third baseman remains a news headline. Out of the 13 players that were suspended this past season …

Michael Jackson’s Promoter Not Liable in Death

More than four years after the King of Pop passed, it looks like the legal issues surrounding his death may finally be resolved. The family of “Thriller” singer Michael Jackson had filed a lawsuit against his concert promoter for negligence, …

Gale Sayers, Former Bears Running Back, Sues NFL
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Gale Sayers, former star running back for the Chicago Bears, has reportedly sued the NFL. The legendary runner sued the NFL on Friday, claiming the league negligently handled the injuries that he repeatedly suffered to the head. The Hall of …

Roller Coaster Set To Reopen After Lawsuit
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A roller coaster in Texas was the cause of a death of a young woman two months ago. It is set to reopen this weekend, with new safety measures put in place. The event occurred at Six Flags Over Texas …

Jon Gosselin is being Sued by Ex-Wife
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Since their split in 2009, the drama has never seemed to end with these two. The “Jon and Kate Plus 8″ reality television stars are at it again. This time, Kate is suing her ex-husband Jon Gosselin, accusing him of …

Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reached a settlement with the British newspaper the Sunday Times to recover part of a libel settlement Armstrong won against the paper. The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh and deputy editor Alan English co-authored …

Julianna Margulies In Legal Battle

Does life imitate art? For some it does. Julianna Margulies, star of the popular series The Good Wife, in now in the middle of some real-life, heated legal situations herself after having played the prominent, tough-talking attorney known by the …

Chubby Checker Penis Length App Lawsuit Moves Forward

Back in February, a lawyer for famed “The Twist” singer Chubby Checker filed a lawsuit against HP. The lawsuit concerns a (now ancient, in tech terms) app that was released for the Palm OS in 2006. The app is accused …

Judge Judy’s Son Files Suit Against Sheriff

Judge Judy’s son, Adam B. Levy, the district attorney for Putnam County, New York, is suing the county sheriff. Levy says county Sheriff Donald Smith “maliciously attempted to destroy” his reputation during a child rape case involving Levy’s former personal …

Suit Filed Against Contra Costa Juvenile Center
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A lawsuit was filed against the Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff claiming that they are in violation of federal and state anti-discrimination laws. What is so concerning about this case is that the reported staff have been placing mentally …

Woman Sues Equifax and Wins
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Credit scores are useful personal markers in contemporary society. Purchasing houses, getting better auto rates, and even receiving interviews can all be benefits to having higher credit scores. On the flip side, lower rates lead to turmoil. Equifax was ordered …

Fisherman Sues for $1M Contest Winnings

Every avid fisherman has a story about “the one that got away”. Usually it is a fish that was so big, fought so long, broke line, stripped reel gears, tipped a boat, etc. Fishermen have better stories about the ones …

American Idol Contestants File Lawsuit
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“American Idol” has more to worry about this season than who the new judge will be. The show is being sued by ten former contestants who say they were eliminated because of their race. TMZ broke the story in January, …