All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

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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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 claims he experienced mental anguish relating to an incident that occurred after asking for extra napkins. McDonald’s is no stranger …

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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 Gravano but also shares a similar past. In the game, Bottino is saved by the main character from being buried …

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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 using performance-enhancing drugs, but the judge denied Armstrong’s request. Judge Tonya Parker of Dallas County rejected Armstrong’s request, allowing the …

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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 last December a woman made “despicable, false, outrageous, and defamatory statements” about Oberst. According to the suit the “woman posted …

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