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# sue - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

29 states and cities sue Trump over climate change approach

The US President has set about systematically dismantling environmental regulations put in place by his predecessor Barack Obama.

# sue - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Boy (7) who was trapped in apartment complex lift for 40 minutes awarded €40k

The boy suffered from asthma and his father was told on the fourth alarm call that the fire brigade had not yet been alerted.

# sue - 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”.

Science writer takes legal action against Gemma O'Doherty

High Court proceedings were issued against O’Doherty yesterday.

# sue - Thursday 30 May, 2019

34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly

Counsel said she had been put in the nursing home on a temporary basis, but that was almost two years ago.

# sue - 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.

# sue - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 Inter to sue La Liga boss over Modric comments Dispute

Inter to sue La Liga boss over Modric comments

In a media rant Tebas criticised clubs such as Inter, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.

# sue - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Aviation security officer fired for dragging man from plane is suing United Airlines

Long was fired in August after the incident.

# sue - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman fired for giving Trump the finger sues her former employer

Juli Briskman said the decision to terminate her was a violation of her right to free speech.

# sue - 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.

# sue - Friday 18 September, 2015

Mick Wallace 'will not be distracted' by Peter Robinson threat to sue

Robinson has sent the TD a legal letter about a tweet he sent.

# sue - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From The42 Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal Compensation

Toulon's owner may sue ARU for 'millions' over Quade Cooper deal

Mourad Boudjellal is not a happy man.

# sue - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Couple sued for selling house without telling new owners it came with a stalker called 'The Watcher'

The family have fled the house and want their money back.

# sue - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Facebook ordered to hand over identity of man who posted 'revenge porn' of his ex-girlfriend

A lawyer for the woman told Dutch media his client’s life “turned into hell.”

# sue - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A woman is trying to sue all homosexuals on behalf of God

She filed documents earlier this month.

From The42 Gamblers in Vegas are suing Manny Pacquiao for not revealing his shoulder injury Lawsuit

Gamblers in Vegas are suing Manny Pacquiao for not revealing his shoulder injury

People who purchased the event on pay-per-view are also expected to form part of the class action suit.

# sue - Friday 27 March, 2015

Priest says Jill Meagher would've been 'home in bed' on night of murder if she had stronger faith

Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.

# sue - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Paris says it will sue Fox News

Its mayor, Anne Hidalgo, made the comment today.

# sue - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Thief threatens to sue museum because robbery was too easy

Radu Dogaru is among six people on trial for last year’s spectacular three-minute heist from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam which stunned the art world.

# sue - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Irish website defies legal threat from DJ David Guetta Titaniuh-oh

Irish website defies legal threat from DJ David Guetta

Guetta has threatened to sue following the publication of a parody piece about his live shows.

# sue - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Firm can sue Facebook over 'timeline'

The Chicago-based social media company filed its lawsuit weeks after Facebook introduced its timeline feature.

# sue - Saturday 23 March, 2013

From The42 Real Madrid to sue Fuentes over debt claim Accusation

Real Madrid to sue Fuentes over debt claim

Fuentes is currently on trial on charges of endangering public health by performing blood transfusions on cyclists.

# sue - Friday 8 February, 2013

Fukushima survivors to sue Japanese government

People whose homes or farms were affected by radiation from the Fukushima plant will file class-action lawsuits next month for damages.

# sue - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Surgeons left 16 items in German man after operation

The man died last year and his family is seeking €80,000 in damages for his suffering.

# sue - Friday 2 November, 2012

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you assist in an emergency situation?

Study from NUI Maynooth says 95 per cent of people they surveyed wouldn’t assist in an emergency, mainly out of fear of being sued or lack of practice in first-aid. Would you help out?

# sue - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added School Around the Corner

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# sue - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Twitter files lawsuit against spammers

The social networking company said it is suing five persistent spambots in an attempt to crack down on the high volume of spam encountered by users.

# sue - 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.

# sue - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From The42 Houllier blames Ginola for France's failure to qualify for USA 94; Ginola sues Houllier Worth It?

Houllier blames Ginola for France's failure to qualify for USA 94; Ginola sues Houllier

The long-running spat between the pair has kicked off. Again.

# sue - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Charlie Sheen finally dumped by Warner Bros Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen finally dumped by Warner Bros

Two and a Half Men star celebrates the news while his lawyer says, “We will sue.”

# sue - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

NEWSPAPER BARON Rupert Murdoch has been battling online telecoms firm Skype for over five years, according to new documents revealed. Murdoch is claiming trademark infringement and is attempting to prevent the firm from using the first three letters of its name Sky as they spell Sky – the TV firm which is 39% owned by the Australian.

Sky said that people may assume that Skype is part of Sky – which is not the case.

“Sky is involved in a long-running dispute with Skype in relation to several trade mark applications filed by Skype, including, but not limited to, television-related goods and services,” the spokesman said. “The key contention in the dispute is that the brands ‘Sky’ and ‘Skype’ will be considered confusingly similar by members of the public,” a spokesman for Sky said.

The firm said that its concerns were backed up by consumer research.

Skype have said it will fight the battle all the way to the European Court of Justice. The information has only just come out following an announcement that Skype is seeking to be listed as a public company in the US.

Skype was sold to Ebay for $2.6bn in 2005 but Ebay sold it for only $1.9bn last year.

# sue - Monday 26 July, 2010

BLOGGER and journalist Clare Herbert has received a threat of legal action over  a blog post she wrote in December.

Herbert wrote a post entitled “Brian Lenihan’s illness & TV3″ on December 27. The post critcised TV3 for the station’s report on the announcement that Minister Brian Lenihan had pancreatic cancer.

It also made specific criticisms of Professor John Crown, the well-known oncologist and critic of the HSE, who was interviewed in the TV3 report. Crown took up the criticism in the comments section of Herbert’s blog, and she replied, but declined to make any changes to the piece.

A debate ensued, with Crown writing: ”I have no wish to stifle your freedom of expression. The law allows you to express any opinion you wish. You should not however make serious unsubstantiated and extraordinarily damaging allegations about me or about anyone.”

The blogger replied, saying: “Readers of this blog can read both my contribution and your comments and make up their own minds. I, too, consider the matter closed.”

But the matter wasn’t closed, and Herbert revealed on Twitter today that she had received an email threatening legal papers. If the action goes ahead, it will only be the second known instance of a blogger in Ireland being sued.

Earlier this year an Irish blogger agreed to a €100,000 payout after allegedly libelling a senior civil servant and his girlfriend.