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# lawsuit - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 Arkansas mother sues high school after son is dropped from basketball team Tough Mother

Arkansas mother sues high school after son is dropped from basketball team

We all know that parents think their children are the best in the world but one mum has taken that belief to a new level.

# lawsuit - Thursday 12 April, 2012

US government suing Apple and publishers over e-book prices

The Department of Justice alleges that Apple and some of the world’s biggest publishers conspired to fix the price of e-books.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Facebook files patent countersuit against Yahoo

The social network launched a counter lawsuit today against Yahoo accusing the company of violating patents covering photo tagging and advertising.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Irish recipients of defective hip implants to sue manufacturer

Peter McDonnell & Associates is hoping to secure compensation for patients who have had to undergo revision surgery and life-long tests.

# lawsuit - Friday 10 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge New York mother launches $900 trillion lawsuit against city How Much??

New York mother launches $900 trillion lawsuit against city

Fausat Ogunbayo, 46, wants €682 trillion from the city, claiming her two sons were wrongfully removed from her care.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Killer whales sue Seaworld for 'slavery' Whale Of A Time

Killer whales sue Seaworld for 'slavery'

The case is being taken by PETA who argue that animals should have the same constitutional protections as humans.

# lawsuit - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Man adopts his own girlfriend in US legal battle

A judge said the “surreal” move takes an ongoing court case “into a legal twilight zone”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 29 December, 2011

$225,000 settlement for Phoebe Prince's parents

The parents of the Irish schoolgirl, who died by suicide after being bullied in school, settled the lawsuit with her school district in Massachusetts in November – but the amount has only just been revealed.

# lawsuit - Saturday 24 December, 2011

From The42 21 ex-players to sue NFL over concussions Lawsuit

21 ex-players to sue NFL over concussions

Former pros including Patrick Surtain and Oronde Gadsden have accused the organisation of deliberately omitting or concealing evidence linking concussions and long-term neurological problems.

# lawsuit - Saturday 3 December, 2011

US woman sues clinic over 'implanted memories' claim

The 31-year-old claims that therapists made her believe she had participated in Satanic rituals and suffered sexual abuse through hypnosis.

# lawsuit - Monday 7 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Bieber will take paternity test to prove the kid is not his son – report J-Biebz

Bieber will take paternity test to prove the kid is not his son – report

It’s the latest development in an ongoing saga or “a lot of crap on the internet” as Bieber put it….

# lawsuit - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Justin Bieber denies claims he fathered child with fan J-Biebz

Justin Bieber denies claims he fathered child with fan

Representatives of the 17-year-old star called a paternity suit “malicious, defamatory, and demonstrably false”.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40 Ageism

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40

An actress, who (unsurprisingly) wishes to remain anonymous, has filed a lawsuit against IMDb’s parent company, Amazon, for revealing that she is “over the hill” – her words, not ours.

# lawsuit - Friday 2 September, 2011

US to sue over a dozen banks over mortgages: report

The lawsuit, reported in the New York Times, relates to alleged misrepresentation of the quality of mortgages during the boom.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking

Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

# lawsuit - Monday 11 July, 2011

Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal

A group of News Corporation shareholders are suing the media conglomerate over what they claim are large-scale governance failures surrounding the British phone-hacking case.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Suit brought against Apple over iPad and iPhone user 'tracking'

Two Apple customers have launched a suit against the company, asking for an injunction to disable the tracking in devices – and damages for violating their rights.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In today’s Fix: more bad news from the IMF; Cork toddler cleared of rare cancer by US treatment; and New York police make further grim discoveries in Long Island.

Blogger mounts $105m legal action against Huffington Post and AOL

Jonathan Tasini is seeking $105m in damages on behalf of over 9,000 bloggers.

# lawsuit - Friday 8 April, 2011

British family demand not to be served by hotel staff 'of colour'

Legal action taken by a waiter is halted by a judge. Waiter says he was told not to serve the family.

# lawsuit - Friday 1 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Casino cocktail waitresses sue over skimpy outfits Dress Code

Casino cocktail waitresses sue over skimpy outfits

Modelling agency was drafted in to decide who should stay and who should go after new flapper outfits were introduced, lawsuit claims.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the state and banks be made to pay for reckless lending?

Ads placed in tomorrow’s papers will look for homeowners to take part in a landmark ‘reckless lending’ case. Do you think it’s fair to expect the state and the banks to pay?

# lawsuit - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge American Apparel founder in $250 million 'sex slave' case American Apparel

American Apparel founder in $250 million 'sex slave' case

Dov Charney conducts business meetings in the nude and refers to his female employees as ‘sluts’ and ‘whores’. Now he’s facing a $250 million lawsuit from one of them.

# lawsuit - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Sex in the City suit exposes Sachs to claims of discrimination

Goldman Sachs hit with lurid allegations of sex discrimination.