All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

Brianne Altice: Lawsuit Against School in Teacher Sex Case Dismissed

A lawsuit against the Utah school district which employed convicted sex offender and former teacher Brianne Altice has been dismissed. Altice, 35, pleaded guilty back in April to three counts of forcible sex abuse, admitting she had sexual encounters with several of her students at Davis High school. A couple months later, one of the students who said he was …

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Lindsay Lohan In Another Court Battle In London

Lindsay Lohan thought she had put all her worries behind her. After an 11th-hour dash that finally fulfilled her public service probation requirements in the United States, Lindsay Lohan seemed set. She was no longer on probation, no longer wanted or defending herself on any charges. Now the Daily Mail reports that Lindsay Lohan is named in a lawsuit of …

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Uber Sued Again Over Employee / Contractor Issue

Uber’s stance has always been that it’s a software company. Uber connects people wanting a ride to those offering a ride. It’s a logistics company. Uber simply connects third-party contractors with customers. Its drivers are independent contractors, not employees. That notion is being challenged quite a bit as of late, and it looks like Uber is facing another lawsuit over …

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50 Cent Now Ordered To Pay Even More, Despite Filing For Bankruptcy

50 Cent said he had a decent legal team, but he may be wondering that now. After 50 Cent took the shrewd measure of filing bankruptcy in Connecticut to protect himself from being sued into the poor house, a jury just added insult to injury and upped the amount he was ordered to pay his opponent in a lawsuit. 50 …

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Sweet Cakes by Melissa Suit Not About LGBT, But Death Threats

Sweet Cakes by Melissa is getting all kinds of love from Christian conservatives and others who feel that they were wrongly ruled against by an Oregon court this week. In one instance getting national attention, Candace Cameron Bure and Raven-Symone had a heated exchange this week when the case against Sweet Cakes by Melissa was discussed on The View. Bure …

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Anna Cardwell Texts Hint That Grandmother Is Behind Mama June Lawsuit

Anna Cardwell, AKA Chikadee from the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo show that used to air on TLC, is battling with Mama June yet again over money. Things have not gone well for Anna Cardwell since the Honey Boo Boo program was dropped from TLC’s lineup amidst rumors of child molestation and endangerment surrounding the family. Cardwell has in the …

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Anna Cardwell: ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Star Sues Her Mom, June Shannon, Over Earnings

Former Here Comes Honey Boo Boo star and her 2-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn, are suing June Shannon, popularly known as Mama June. Anna Cardwell is claiming that her mother has cheated her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars during her appearance on the reality show. According to TMZ, Cardwell asserts that she is owed $200,000 and her daugther is owed …

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Jessica Seinfeld Has Two Books Coming, Even After Lawsuit

Jessica Seinfeld is having just as much fun as her husband, what with his show about nothing and his riding in cars with funny people to get coffee. The author and philanthropist is reportedly working on two new books that she will release sometime next year. Releasing new books has been a tricky prospect for Jessica Seinfeld. She already has …

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Jehovah’s Witnesses Get Only Partial Dismissal in Child Molesting Case

The Jehovah’s Witness church was handed a partial victory in court. The organization is locked in another in a long string of legal battles that tests the ugly assertion that the group allows pedophiles and child molesters to run loose in its ranks. In this particular case, two women charge that they were molested by a church leader when they …

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Why Is Nina Pham, Ebola Survivor, Suing Texas Health?

Last October, Nina Pham became the first person to contract Ebola in the United States. Pham, a nurse for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, got the disease from Thomas Eric Duncan. Duncan, who passed away while he was being treated, was a Liberian national and the first-ever Ebola patient in the US. Pham has survived her battle with Ebola, but now …

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Lindsay Lohan Sues Fox News Over Cocaine Insinuation

Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina are suing the Fox News network, show host Sean Hannity, and commentator Michelle Fields. The suit brought by Lindsay Lohan claims that Fields, while on Hannity’s show, claimed that Lohan and her mother do cocaine together. The comments came just days after actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of a drug overdose in February 2014. …

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Melissa Rivers Tries To Get Justice For Mother’s Death, Files Lawsuit

Melissa Rivers has filed a lawsuit against the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, underwent an outpatient procedure that resulted in her death. Melissa released a statement regarding the lawsuit, alleging that the clinic is guilty of committing several errors that contributed to her mother’s cardiac arrest. “Filing this lawsuit was one of the most difficult decisions I’ve ever had …

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Beastie Boys: Judge Backs Band; Monster Energy Drink Has to Pay Up

The Beastie Boys sued Monster Beverage Corporation, the energy drink maker, earlier this year. At issue was a promotional video that Monster put together that prominently featured the Beastie Boys’ music.The Beastie Boys won that lawsuit. But it ended up before a judge again. Now the surviving members of The Beastie Boys have been handed a second victory. But why …

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Katt Williams Sued for Throwing Chairs at a Family After a Show

Katt Williams is digging in pretty deep lately. Getting busted with Suge Knight was a pretty high-profile problem. But it is not the first time he’s run afoul of the law, and it is not even the most recent of his troubles. Katt Williams is now being sued by a family in Seattle who say that he threw chairs at …

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‘Dance Moms’ Lawsuit Goes Forward, But Defamation Claim Gets Dropped

Two Dance Moms co-stars are currently locked in a bitter feud, and it looks like the matter will only escalate from here. Dance Moms star Kelly Hyland filed a lawsuit against cast-mate Abby Lee Miller. Hyland claims that Miller is verbally abusive towards her students and tends to body shame them. According to RadarOnline, Miller is also accused of forcing …

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Nancy Grace Sued for Repeatedly Calling Innocent Man a “Selfie Stalker”

Back in February, Benajmin Seibert found himself in a bit of a mess. Police were looking for him in connection with a break-in in Denver, Colorado. A woman in Denver had just put her kids to bed and went downstairs to look at her cell phone. On the phone, she found a picture of a man she did not know. …

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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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Kanye West Kills ‘Coinye’ Cryptocurrency

The creators of the cryptocurrency known as “Coinye” were officially shut down after receiving 84 court documents describing copyright violations from Kanye West’s legal team. Coinye, originally called “Coinye West”, a scrypt-based cryptocurrency that featured West’s face as its symbol, was set to be released on January 11. Though, on January 6, West’s lawyers sent the creators of Coinye West …

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