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#Lawsuit

# lawsuit - Sunday 30 September, 2018

New trial ordered in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright lawsuit Led Zeppelin This post contains videos

New trial ordered in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright lawsuit

The court in San Francisco overturned a 2016 judgment by a jury which found no proof the classic 1971 Zeppelin song breached the copyright of Taurus.

# lawsuit - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Prince's family to sue doctor over 'failing to treat opioid addiction'

Prince Rogers Nelson died of an accidental overdose of fentanyl on 15 April 2016.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Google now being sued for tracking phone locations

A lawsuit filed in San Francisco is accusing Google of invading people’s privacy.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein saying he wrecked her career

Judd claims Weinstein was acting in retaliation for her rejecting his sexual advances.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Stranger Things creators respond to filmmaker's plagiarism claims

Director Charlie Kessler is seeking monetary damages and a jury trial.

# lawsuit - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Family of actor Bill Paxton suing hospital and doctor over his death

The lawsuit comes just before the first anniversary of the death of Paxton.

# lawsuit - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Jim Carrey won't go to trial over death of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White

The 56-year-old comedic actor had been sued by his former girlfriend’s mother and estranged husband.

# lawsuit - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Grumpy Cat wins €570,000 payout in copyright lawsuit

Grumpy Cat inadvertently went global in 2012 after a picture of the cat sporting its angry-looking face was posted online.

# lawsuit - Friday 12 January, 2018

Dermot Desmond takes court action over alleged leak to newspaper relating to sale of D4 home

‘Walford’ on Dublin’s Shrewsbury Road, bought it in 2005 for €58 million, was once home to Sean Dunne and wife Gayle.

# lawsuit - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Tech giant Samsung sued in France over alleged child labour in its Chinese factories

“We are asking the justice system to sanction the unacceptable gap between Samsung’s ethical commitments and the reality in its factories.”

# lawsuit - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Spotify hit with €1.3 billion copyright lawsuit from Tom Petty, Neil Young publisher

Wixen Music Publishing, Inc claims Spotify failed to seek licenses for significant parts of its 30 million-song catalog.

# lawsuit - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Republican Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result, alleging voter fraud

Democrat Doug Jones was announced the winner of the 12 December special election.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes

Aspiring British actress Kadian Noble has accused Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'Defamation it is not': Judge dismisses Sarah Palin's lawsuit against New York Times

The judge said Palin failed to show the paper knew it was publishing false information.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman €350m in cancer lawsuit

The woman claimed she developed terminal ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Taylor Swift wins sexual assault case against DJ

“I will be making donations in the near future to multiple organisations that help sexual assault victims defend themselves.”

# lawsuit - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher

Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.

# lawsuit - Friday 7 April, 2017

US abandons lawsuit to unmask owner of anti-Trump Twitter account

The American Civil Liberties Union said this was a “big victory for free speech and right to dissent”.

# lawsuit - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November Problems

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November

US District Judge Christopher Cooper is set to hear the case in Washington.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# lawsuit - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Former Apprentice contestant sues Trump for defamation

Summer Zervos’s lawsuit claims that Trump lied when responding to allegations that he tried to kiss and grope her without her consent.

# lawsuit - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Irish med-tech giant Medtronic is being sued over a controversial bone graft device

It is claimed that the firm covered up negative effects of a product used in back surgeries.

# lawsuit - Friday 9 December, 2016

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception

The women say they have suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the incident.

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Trump could be on the witness stand over university lawsuit just weeks before becoming President

A hearing on the lawsuit is being heard today.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Jim Carrey is now also being sued by his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White's mother

It is the second such lawsuit filed against Carrey in the last month.

# lawsuit - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Nick Gordon 'legally responsible' for death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

The decision doesn’t answer many of the questions surrounding the death of Whitney Houston’s daughter.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons

A series of cartoons depicting Italians crushed under plates of pasta appeared in the French satirical weekly following last month’s earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

# lawsuit - Friday 2 September, 2016

Melania Trump to sue the Daily Mail for $150 million for claiming she worked as an escort

She is being represented by the same man who brought website Gawker to its knees via a lawsuit filed by Hulk Hogan.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Parents of two men killed in Benghazi attack sue Hillary Clinton

The lawsuit blames their deaths on Clinton’s “reckless” handling of classified information on her private email server.

# lawsuit - Monday 8 August, 2016

Teenager arrested for bringing homemade clock to school to sue

The boy brought the clock to his school in Dallas and was later arrested and suspended.

# lawsuit - Sunday 24 July, 2016

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage CTE

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

A lawsuit in the name of Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis and others alleges that WWE is liable for neurological damages .

# lawsuit - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Cliff Richard is suing the BBC for €1 million over its broadcast of his arrest

The singer says he will take legal action after his reputation was “unnecessarily damaged”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Facebook billionaire who backed Hogan's lawsuit says it was 'less about revenge'

Peter Thiel said he made the decision to fund a team of lawyers to help find cases against Gawker years ago.

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