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Skechers To Pay $40M Over Shape-Ups Ads
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One year ago, The U.S. FTC fined shoe manufacturer Skechers $40 Million over its ads for “Shape-Ups” shoes. The shoes were marketed as being able to help users lost weight and tone the muscles in their lower bodies. Skechers was …

Dr. Phil Sues Over Manti Te’o Interview

Dr. Phil is majorly mad that Deadspin posted a video clip of Ronaiah Tuiasosopo speaking in the voice he used to convince football star Manti Te’o he was a woman. So mad, in fact, that he wants to sue. Phil …

Family Awarded $90 Million Over Bus Stop Death
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A Maryland family this week won their lawsuit against the Prince George’s County Board of Education and were awarded $90 million. According to a Washington Post report on the case, 13-year-old Ashley Davis died in 2009 while crossing the street …

Rachael Ray Show Sued by Fat Teen Featured in Weight Loss Segment
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Sending fat teens to boot camp, or sending troubled teens to “scared straight” prison sessions has been a staple of daytime television for decades. Now, it seems that one of these teens was not happy about her daytime TV experience, …

Kris Humphries Sued by L.A. Suit Shop

Brooklyn Nets star Kris Humphries has had a tough year off the court. While dealing with a contentious divorce from reality TV star Kim Kardashian, Humphries also lost out on dating pro skier Lindsey Vonn when she fell in with …

Kanye West Sued Over ‘Gold Digger’ Sample
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As Kanye West prepares to become a parent and expends his mental energy on crafting joke names for his progeny, he certainly doesn’t have time to go to court over one of his biggest hit songs. TMZ is reporting that …

WWE Lawsuit Over Owen Hart Settled
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The WWE may dominate the world of professional wrestling, but it will soon find itself paying up for using one of its former wrestlers’ images. According to a report from the Associated Press, the WWE has settled a lawsuit with …

Dr. Oz Sued Over Insomnia Remedy

Unlike some daytime TV doctors, Dr. Mehmet Oz is an actual medical doctor. While that means his medical advice on The Dr. Oz Show may carry more weight than other TV doctors, it also means some viewers may put too …

‘Price Is Right’ Lawsuit Verdict Overturned
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Do pregnancy discrimination laws extend to employment that is based on a woman’s physical attributes? Brandi Cochran thinks so. Unfortunately for her, a judge believes she will have to argue her case a second time. The Associated Press is reporting …

New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe
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A new lawsuit filed by a Facebook shareholder claims that the company knew about downward trends in revenue tied to increased user defection to mobile from desktop use. Gaye Jones says that such information was shared with key investors. “The …

Chubby Checker App Lawsuit Filed Against HP For Penis Length Estimator Chubby Checker App Lawsuit Filed Against HP For Penis Length Estimator

In the bizarro lawsuit news of the day, webOS Nation is reporting that a lawyer representing singer Chubby Checker has filed a lawsuit against HP. The case revolves around an app for Palm OS called “The Chubby Checker,” which estimated …

Yes, Facebook May Owe You $10; That Email Isn’t a Scam Yes, Facebook May Owe You $10; That Email Isn’t a Scam
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Million and millions of U.S. Facebook users received an email last weekend that read LEGAL NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF CLASS ACTION – just like that, in all caps. It says that “a federal court authorized this notice,” and that it’s …

Revenge Porn Site and Its Host GoDaddy Face Class-Action Lawsuit Revenge Porn Site and Its Host GoDaddy Face Class-Action Lawsuit
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Operating on the outskirts of morality in porn (an already hard-to-define gradient), so-called “revenge porn” sites host images and videos of what are described as “exes.” Basically, the point is that guys extract “revenge” on their ex-girlfriends by posting their …

Google Accused Of Violating Your Privacy Again Google Accused Of Violating Your Privacy Again
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Google violates your privacy in all kinds of awful ways, or at least that’s what the online privacy proponents would have you believe. The last major privacy hurdle Google had to jump involved the company’s Street View service. Some investigations …

Apple Sues Online Grocery Store Over Its Logo Apple Sues Online Grocery Store Over Its Logo
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Apple is ridiculously protective of its trademarks and patents. That much should be clear by now. The company will drag you to court if you so much have a single element in common with its own devices. One could argue …

Zynga Now Faces A Lawsuit From EA Over Copyright Infringement
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The past few weeks have been rough for Zynga to say the least. After their stocks took a massive nose dive, the top brass was accused of insider trading. All of this had led to an investigation and the company …

Kirstie Alley Sued by Angry Dieter Over Supplement Claims
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Kirstie Alley is kind of like the yo-yo of celebrity weight loss. She’s up, she’s down, up, down — her weight could rise and fall at the drop of a hat. Alley has struggled to maintain her weight for years, …

Disney Segway Lawsuit: Appeals Court Orders More Studies Disney Segway Lawsuit: Appeals Court Orders More Studies
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Disney Segway Lawsuit: Apparently you can’t use a Segway in Disneyland, and one woman isn’t too happy about the fact. Tina Baughman, who suffers from limb girdle muscular dystrophy, just wanted to celebrate her daughter’s eighth birthday at “The Happiest …

Google’s Chrome Mobile Browser At The Center Of New Patent Lawsuit Google’s Chrome Mobile Browser At The Center Of New Patent Lawsuit
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Google has just landed in the crosshairs of EMG Technology, who has filed a patent lawsuit claiming that the company has infringed on a particular mobile patent involving navigating systems on smartphones and tablets. Google’s Chrome mobile browser is the …

U.K. Judge Declares Galaxy Tab “Not As Cool” As iPad U.K. Judge Declares Galaxy Tab “Not As Cool” As iPad

With the patent war between Apple and Samsung raging in courtrooms around the world, it can sometimes be hard to tell who’s winning and who’s losing. Apple wins a battle here, Samsung wins a battle there, but nobody ever appears …

Galaxy Nexus Back In Google Play As Court Stays Injunction Galaxy Nexus Back In Google Play As Court Stays Injunction
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Last week we brought you news that Apple had requested and been granted an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Apple claimed that the phone violated a number of its patents. U.S. District Court judge Lucy Koh agreed that Apple …