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# lawsuit - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Carole Baskin of Tiger King is being sued for defamation

The lawsuit says Baskin defamed Anne McQueen in a video diary entry on YouTube.

# lawsuit - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Wuhan next-of-kin accuse China of blocking Covid-19 lawsuits

Families accuse the Wuhan and Hubei governments of concealing the outbreak when it first emerged late last year.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Kanye West sues to be listed on West Virginia presidential election ballot

Kanye West announced a presidential bid in July.

# lawsuit - Monday 24 August, 2020

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

The app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Nóra Quoirin's parents sue Malaysian resort for alleged negligence

Nóra’s parents are seeking more than €40,000 over losses, bereavement costs and damages.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Moderators taking action against Facebook over violent imagery and graphic content

Facebook said the company is “committed to providing support for those that review content for Facebook”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Rose McGowan sues Harvey Weinstein for 'diabolical' effort to silence her

McGowan was one of the first women to make public allegations about Weinstein’s abuse.

# lawsuit - Friday 18 October, 2019

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Boeing reaches first settlements with Lion Air crash victims

The settlements pay out at least $1.2 million per victim, a person familiar with the matter said.

# lawsuit - Saturday 31 August, 2019

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

# lawsuit - Friday 5 July, 2019

Michael Jackson fan clubs sue two alleged victims over HBO documentary in France

The legal action in the French city of Orleans targets Wade Robson (36) and James Safechuck (41).

# lawsuit - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Kevin Spacey sued over alleged groping incident

The lawsuit filed yesterday seeks unspecified damages for “severe and permanent mental distress and emotional injuries”.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Rihanna suing father over use of Fenty brand name for business

The lawsuit asks the court to order Ronald Fenty to stop using the brand name.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in legal fees

Daniels in her dismissed suit had accused Trump of defamation for characterising as a “total con job” her claims of a presidential affair.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Woman suing Hilton hotels for $100 million says she was filmed naked in shower by hidden camera

The woman said the footage was then uploaded on porn websites.

# 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

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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.

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