All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lawsuit’

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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LAPD Manhunt: Officers Acted “Out of Policy”

It has finally been decided that eight officers involved in last year’s botched manhunt for former cop, Christopher Dorner, acted “out of policy” when they fired on a truck they believed to be the suspect, according to the AP. It actually contained two women who were delivering newspapers early that morning. LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck said in an interview …

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Carly Rae Jepsen Lost Legal Battle, Plays Cinderella

Carly Rae Jepsen, the Canadian pop singer best known for her summer hit from 2012 Call Me Maybe, has lost a legal battle in which she was sued for plagiarism. Jepsen and her record company BMI have been ordered to pay Allyson Nichole Burnett $800,000 in royalties that her record label put into escrow pending the outcome of the court’s …

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Eli Manning Sued over Bogus Memorabilia

It’s a tough week for Eli Manning. Not only does he have to watch America swoon over his older brother as Peyton takes his Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl, now he’s being sued for allegedly passing off bogus memorabilia. A lawsuit filed in New Jersey on Wednesday claims that several New York Giants players have routinely passed off new …

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Nicollette Sheridan Suing Desperate Housewives Team

The saucy “Desperate Housewives” neighbor, Edie Britt, played by Nicollette Sheridan, was terminated in the 5th season of the show. Sheridan is suing ABC, Touchstone and its creator, Marc Cherry, for $20 million dollars for wrongful termination. The case originally went to court in April 2010 but the jury was deadlocked, 8-4 in favor of Sheridan, but she needed nine …

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LAPD Beating Lawsuit, Jury Rules Against Banker

Former Banker and Hollywood executive, Brian Mulligan who claimed excessive force during an arrest in May 2012, sued two Los Angeles police officers John Miller and John Nichols for a cool $20 million dollars. According to authorities, Mulligan was seen running (on foot) into traffic on a busy street in Los Angeles. When officers responded to the call, Mulligan was …

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Raiders Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Wages

In a type of story that does not surface often, a squad of cheerleaders in the NFL is suing the team that they cheer for. The cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders have recently brought up a lawsuit with the team after feeling that they are being paid unfairly. The Oakland Raiders are being sued by current and former cheerleaders who …

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Yale Frat Death: University Sued By Victim’s Family

A total of 86 current and former members of a fraternity at Yale University are being sued. The lawsuit is over a fatal tailgating crash that happened during the 2011 Harvard-Yale football game in New Haven, CT, that led to a woman’s death. Tragically, 30-year-old Nancy Barry lost her life when she was hit by a U-Haul truck that was …

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Apple Refund: Company To Refund Over $30 Mil. In App Case

As of late, this writer has seen a trend among the toddlers and young children she finds herself around; most of them are better at handling an iPhone or iPad than many adults. This is certainly not undue, at least partially, to the corresponding trend of parents loaning their tech goodies to their children so as to keep them entertained …

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Jameis Winston is Named in Rape Lawsuit

Jameis Winston is on top of the world right now, but are things about to come crashing down? The redshirt freshman quarterback won the Heisman Trophy last month and led the Florida State Seminoles to a win over the Auburn Tigers on Monday in the BCS Championship Game. Despite all the good things going on in Winston’s life right now, …

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