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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

Katherine Heigl Sues Duane Reade For $6 Million

A tweet and a Facebook post may cost Duane Reade $6 million. Former Grey’s Anatomy actress Katherine Heigl is suing the national drug store chain because it tweeted a paparazzi picture of her shopping at one of the Manhattan stores and then used the photo for promotional purposes. The federal lawsuit accuses Duane Reade of using Heigl’s image without proper …

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Lululemon Lawsuit: Athletic Clothier Catches A Break

Lululemon Athletica has suffered a lot of bad press over the past year. Scarcely over a year ago, complaints started cropping up about the quality of their black Luon yoga pants. Namely, the pants became embarrassingly sheer when worn. The company issued a recall. Unfortunately, to return the pants, some customers reported being asked to put their pair on and …

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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 the doing of two brothers from Russia. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was detained, charged with 30 federal charges, and currently awaits …

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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 that Visa worked “to illegally fix the interchange fees and inflate the network fees that Walmart and other merchants pay …

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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, sued Bank of America as one of the 18 entities they sued for misrepresenting mortgages that were backed by Fannie …

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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 chain did not pay overtime as they were required to do. Others said they were forced to do work “off …

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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 to be arrested in the slaying of Trayvon Martin and wanted to let people know where Zimmerman was staying. While …

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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. But it wasn’t just Bieber who was pulled over on Jan. 23 in Miami Beach, Fla. 21-year-old Chantel Jeffries was …

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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 hard way when she decided to sue her parents. According to Canning’s version of events, her parents kicked her out …

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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 by their own rules eventually get a job to support themselves (before ultimately deciding to go back home), 18-year-old Rachel …

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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, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, gave her two ultimatums before she moved out: to leave her boyfriend or to leave home. …

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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 he borrowed when he fell on hard times five years ago. Saide has argued that LaBeouf should accept the interest …

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