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# Lawsuit

This year
Lizzo rejects allegations made by former dancers, calling them 'sensationalised stories'
The singer said that she would not let the allegations made against her ‘overshadow’ her ‘good work’.
Popstar Lizzo accused of harassment in backup dancers' lawsuit
The suit filed in Los Angeles accuses Lizzo as well as other defendants of various violations of California labor law
Judge rejects Donald Trump’s request to throw out E Jean Carroll's defamation claims
The columnist can continue to press claims that Trump owes her at least $10 million in damages, the judge decided.
Woman suing former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani for €9.2m claims he coerced her into sex
Noelle Dunphy says she worked for the former mayor of New York as a consultant for two years.
Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud did not copy Marvin Gaye’s Let’s Get It On, US court rules
Ed Sheeran said that other musicians were cheering him on during the trial, but did not identify them.
Trump to testify under oath in New York fraud lawsuit
The civil case accuses the former president and three of his children of lying to tax collectors, lenders and insurers for years.
Retired detective loses defamation case against Netflix over his portrayal in Making a Murderer
Netflix aired the Making a Murderer series in 2015.
Trump and his lawyers sanctioned nearly $1mil over 'frivolous' Clinton lawsuit
The lawsuit claimed that Clinton and others had created a false narrative that the Trump campaign had colluded with Russia.
Last year
US writer who accused Trump of rape sues for battery and defamation
E Jean Carroll first made her claim of sexual assault against Trump in a 2019 book.
Elon Musk defends his $50 billion Tesla pay deal at US trial
Musk’s testimony took place in the same Delaware court where he faced a lawsuit by Twitter.
Filmmaker Paul Haggis testifies in rape lawsuit against him
He began what could be days of testimony by focusing on his years-long clash with the Church of Scientology.
Migrants sue Florida governor over being flown to Martha’s Vineyard
The lawsuit alleges the migrants were told they were going to Boston or Washington.
Elon Musk accuses Twitter of fraud in countersuit over abandoned $44 billion takeover
In its own filing, Twitter rejected the billionaire’s argument, calling it “as implausible and contrary to fact as it sounds.”
Amber Heard’s lawyer says actress will ‘absolutely’ appeal defamation decision
Heard’s lawyer said she has “excellent grounds” for the appeal as there was “so much” evidence that was not included during the trial.
Amber Heard feared she would ‘literally not survive’ Johnny Depp relationship
A court heard the actress had filed for divorce after violent episodes became more and more normal.
Johnny Depp said he tried to be 'a southern gentleman’ as violent text messages shown in court
The actor clashed several time with Amber Heard’s lawyer, Benjamin Rottenborn, as he was cross-examined today.
Johnny Depp ‘the closest I’ve ever been’ to breakdown after severing finger
Giving evidence today, the actor recounted in graphic detail an alleged incident which took place in Australia in March 2015.
Johnny Depp says he is ‘obsessed with truth’ as he gives evidence in US lawsuit
The actor told a Virginia courtroom that his former wife Amber Heard was bringing ‘heinous and disturbing’ allegations against him.
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard engaged in ‘mutual abuse’, therapist tells court
Laurel Anderson, a clinical psychotherapist who saw the pair on multiple occasions, gave evidence at a libel trial.
Friend of Johnny Depp says legal dispute with Amber Heard ‘wrecked’ actor’s life
The actor is suing his former partner for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post.
Johnny Depp suing Amber Heard for $50m over domestic abuse article in Washington Post
It comes after Depp lost a similar defamation case in the UK against The Sun.
Trump sues Hillary Clinton, others over Russia collusion accusations
The former US president is also suing the Democratic National Committee and former FBI director James Comey.
Judge approves Boeing settlement with investors over 737 Max
Insurers for several current and former Boeing directors will pay the settlement to Boeing.
Meta agrees $90 million settlement in decade-old Facebook privacy suit
The suit alleged the social network violated privacy guidelines by tracking users online even after they logged off the site.
Prince Andrew’s lawyers want to question husband and psychologist of his accuser
Meanwhile, lawyers for Virginia Giuffre are seeking witness testimony from the prince’s former assistant.
Prince Andrew cannot halt sex assault lawsuit with residency claim, judge says
Virginia Giuffre says she was abused by the prince on multiple occasions in 2001 while she was being sexually assaulted by financier Jeffrey Epstein.
All time
Prince Andrew’s lawyer argues for sexual civil case against him to be dismissed
The duke’s lawyer claims some of the alleged offences happened beyond the jurisdiction of the New York Child Victims Act.
Washington DC sues extremist groups over 6 January attack on US Capitol
That 6 January attack saw hundreds of Trump supporters storm the seat of the US legislature.
Alec Baldwin facing second lawsuit over fatal shooting on film set
The lawsuit says Baldwin fired the weapon when it was not called for in the script of the Western.
Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.
Prince Andrew acknowledges court papers over sex assault claims
He has been accused of sexually assaulting a then 17-year-old girl.
Bob Dylan sued for allegedly sexually abusing girl in 1965
The lawsuit alleges that Dylan abused the plaintiff over a six-week period when she was 12.
Epstein accuser takes legal action against Prince Andrew over alleged assault
Virginia Giuffre said the lawsuit was brought under the Child Victims Act.
Kobe Bryant's widow agrees to settle lawsuit over deadly crash
The NBA star and eight other people died in a helicopter crash last year.
'Game of Thrones' actor sues Marilyn Manson for alleged rape and abuse
Bianco said in a statement she had spoken out to stop Manson “from shattering any more lives”.
Australian court upholds lawsuit against J&J for 'negligent' marketing of pelvic mesh implants
Worldwide, more than two million women have had the mesh products implanted in their bodies.
6 more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit
Ex-internationals are amongst the number.
Law firm set to take action on behalf of ex-footballers suffering with dementia
Forty families of former players are in touch with the firm which is leading an action in rugby.
Carole Baskin of Tiger King is being sued for defamation
The lawsuit says Baskin defamed Anne McQueen in a video diary entry on YouTube.
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.