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#Lawsuit

# lawsuit - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

A woman is suing her young nephew for an 'aggressive hug' that broke her wrist
# Agony Aunt
From The Daily Edge
# Agony Aunt

A woman is suing her young nephew for an 'aggressive hug' that broke her wrist

Oct 13th 2015, 8:10 PM 5,081 Views 13 Comments

Quick! Get this woman a Best Auntie Ever mug.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Man to sue airline after flesh-eating spider bite caused his leg to 'burst open'
# Ow Ow Ow
# Ow Ow Ow

Man to sue airline after flesh-eating spider bite caused his leg to 'burst open'

Sep 29th 2015, 9:15 PM 29,078 Views 31 Comments

Jonathon Hogg was on a flight to South Africa with Qatar Airways when the incident occurred.

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death

Sep 29th 2015, 8:07 AM 25,278 Views 54 Comments

The seat belt “snapped Walker’s torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis.”

# lawsuit - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Jessica Alba's company is being sued for selling "deceptively" labelled products
# Honest
# Honest

Jessica Alba's company is being sued for selling "deceptively" labelled products

Sep 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,998 Views 9 Comments

Honest, which sells eco-friendly household products like premium diapers and toothpaste, recently raised $100 million at a $1.7 billion valuation.

# lawsuit - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Brothers wrongly convicted of murdering girl have trouble adjusting to outside world
# Freed From Jail
# Freed From Jail

Brothers wrongly convicted of murdering girl have trouble adjusting to outside world

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:05 AM 21,712 Views 11 Comments

They were kept in jail for three decades and recently received a payout of $750k each.

# lawsuit - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Magnum found out by PI
# Magnum... Of Water
# Magnum... Of Water

Magnum found out by PI

Jul 9th 2015, 3:16 PM 18,790 Views 35 Comments

Tom Selleck has been accused of stealing water – in the middle of a drought.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Chinese man sues movie star for staring at him too intensely through the TV
# Devil Box
# Devil Box

Chinese man sues movie star for staring at him too intensely through the TV

Jun 10th 2015, 9:38 PM 13,797 Views 34 Comments

He’s claiming “spiritual damage.”

# lawsuit - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Famous DJ being sued over claims he broke woman's neck while stage-diving
# Steve Aoki
# Steve Aoki

Famous DJ being sued over claims he broke woman's neck while stage-diving

May 20th 2015, 8:38 AM 17,854 Views 14 Comments

The DJ said, “I would never want anyone to get hurt at any of my shows”.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

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

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

May 6th 2015, 7:33 AM 4,876 Views 0 Comments

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

# lawsuit - Friday 1 May, 2015

Bruce Jenner sued over fatal car crash
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Bruce Jenner sued over fatal car crash

May 1st 2015, 10:52 PM 21,597 Views 23 Comments

A 69-year-old woman died in the accident which happened in February.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Robin Thicke and Pharrell ordered to pay Marvin Gaye's children $7million over Blurred Lines
# Blurred Lines
From The Daily Edge
# Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke and Pharrell ordered to pay Marvin Gaye's children $7million over Blurred Lines

Mar 10th 2015, 10:22 PM 3,298 Views 1 Comment

The pair have to pay $7.4 million to Gaye’s kids for copying their father’s music.

# lawsuit - Monday 16 February, 2015

Hopefully Lance has $10 million lying around because that's what his lies have just cost him
# Payout
From The42
# Payout

Hopefully Lance has $10 million lying around because that's what his lies have just cost him

Feb 16th 2015, 6:53 PM 6,221 Views 8 Comments

The disgraced cyclist has to pay back bonuses given to him during his career.

# lawsuit - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Ryanair says beware of 'screenscraper' websites that use its name to sell flights
# Don't Fly With Me
# Don't Fly With Me

Ryanair says beware of 'screenscraper' websites that use its name to sell flights

Jan 8th 2015, 6:25 PM 16,700 Views 39 Comments

The airline has won a case against a site that used its URL.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak
# More Headaches
# More Headaches

Sony Pictures is being sued by former employees over private info leak

Dec 17th 2014, 10:10 AM 4,738 Views 11 Comments

Two former employees are filing the lawsuit on behalf of others in a similar situation, and described the leaks as ‘an epic nightmare.’

Beyoncé is being sued by a Hungarian folk singer over Drunk In Love
# Surfbort
From The Daily Edge
# Surfbort

Beyoncé is being sued by a Hungarian folk singer over Drunk In Love

Dec 17th 2014, 8:04 AM 1,795 Views 1 Comment

That weird hook at the start? The singer claims that’s her.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Here is why a Goodfellas actor is suing The Simpsons for $250 million
# See You In Court
From The Daily Edge
# See You In Court

Here is why a Goodfellas actor is suing The Simpsons for $250 million

Oct 22nd 2014, 2:44 PM 8,910 Views 10 Comments

Actor Frank Sivero claims that one of the characters is based on his likeness.

# lawsuit - Friday 10 October, 2014

US family flees home after thousands of deadly spiders 'bleed out' of the walls
# SCREAM
From The Daily Edge
# SCREAM

US family flees home after thousands of deadly spiders 'bleed out' of the walls

Oct 10th 2014, 8:24 PM 5,799 Views 8 Comments

That is exactly the verb they used.

# lawsuit - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins
# Petty Cash
From The Daily Edge
# Petty Cash

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins

Aug 9th 2014, 12:32 PM 4,426 Views 1 Comment

That’ll show them.

# lawsuit - Thursday 7 August, 2014

25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook
# Group Effort
# Group Effort

25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook

Aug 7th 2014, 8:46 AM 9,794 Views 21 Comments

The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos
# Damages
From The Daily Edge
# Damages

Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos

Jul 23rd 2014, 2:30 PM 2,975 Views 1 Comment

The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.

# lawsuit - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash
# Lawsuit
From The Daily Edge
# Lawsuit

Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash

Jul 12th 2014, 2:57 PM 2,997 Views 0 Comments

The six-car collision last month seriously injured Morgan and killed another comedian.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop
# Digital Love
From The Daily Edge
# Digital Love

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop

May 6th 2014, 6:00 PM 19,909 Views 60 Comments

The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.

# lawsuit - Friday 14 March, 2014

McDonald's workers claim their wages were stolen...by McDonald's
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

McDonald's workers claim their wages were stolen...by McDonald's

Mar 14th 2014, 10:56 AM 24,346 Views 68 Comments

McDonald’s Corporation faces seven lawsuits, while franchisees were included in five of them in California, Michigan and New York.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases
# Freemium
# Freemium

Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases

Mar 11th 2014, 9:31 AM 7,197 Views 45 Comments

The lawsuit was filed by a mother whose five-year old son spent more than $65 on in-app purchases without his parents’ permission

# lawsuit - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man sues McDonald's for $1.5 million over single napkin
# Tissue Issue
From The Daily Edge
# Tissue Issue

Man sues McDonald's for $1.5 million over single napkin

Feb 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 60,360 Views 71 Comments

Would you like one million dollars with that?

# lawsuit - Monday 27 January, 2014

Inglorious lawsuit: Tarantino sues Gawker over script leak
# Hateful Eight
# Hateful Eight

Inglorious lawsuit: Tarantino sues Gawker over script leak

Jan 27th 2014, 10:22 PM 14,641 Views 14 Comments

A lawsuit? Surely tying a reporter to a chair would be more fitting?

# lawsuit - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Playboy suing Harper's Bazaar for linking to Entertainment.ie Kate Moss pics
# Copyright
From The Daily Edge
# Copyright

Playboy suing Harper's Bazaar for linking to Entertainment.ie Kate Moss pics

Jan 18th 2014, 1:07 PM 33,940 Views 0 Comments

Entertainment.ie is also being sued for publishing the images.

# lawsuit - Monday 13 January, 2014

Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements

Jan 13th 2014, 9:41 AM 8,098 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claims that members should receive damages – of at least $750 per person – for using their likeness without permission.

# lawsuit - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Walking Dead creator says he's owed millions of dollars
# Frank Darabont
From The Daily Edge
# Frank Darabont

Walking Dead creator says he's owed millions of dollars

Dec 19th 2013, 8:00 PM 2,442 Views 0 Comments

Frank Darabont says he hasn’t seen a penny in profits.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Production company sues Twilight films for being "racist and perverted"
# Fangs For Nothing
From The Daily Edge
# Fangs For Nothing

Production company sues Twilight films for being "racist and perverted"

Dec 18th 2013, 1:45 PM 2,705 Views 1 Comment

The relationship between a 17-year-old girl and a 100-year-old vampire doesn’t sit well with them.

# lawsuit - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection

Nov 28th 2013, 3:33 PM 13,735 Views 15 Comments

Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Smell from chilli sauce factory 'makes local residents cry'
# MY EYES!
From The Daily Edge
# MY EYES!

Smell from chilli sauce factory 'makes local residents cry'

Oct 29th 2013, 8:30 PM 2,120 Views 2 Comments

Locals near the Sriracha factory in southern California complained of burning eyes and sore throats.

# lawsuit - Thursday 29 August, 2013

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m
# Breakthrough
From The42
# Breakthrough

History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m

Aug 29th 2013, 11:11 PM 17,614 Views 49 Comments

The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.

# lawsuit - Friday 23 August, 2013

Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped
# Racist Slurs
# Racist Slurs

Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:57 PM 15,311 Views 23 Comments

Deen was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath she had used racial slurs in the past.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Lance: Team ignored doping allegations and 'got exactly what it bargained for'
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Lance: Team ignored doping allegations and 'got exactly what it bargained for'

Jul 24th 2013, 10:55 AM 2,363 Views 4 Comments

“The government wanted a winner and all the publicity, exposure, and acclaim that goes along with being his sponsor.”

# lawsuit - Friday 14 June, 2013

Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US
# Copyright
# Copyright

Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US

Jun 14th 2013, 8:49 PM 10,524 Views 9 Comments

A US film production firm has lodged a lawsuit arguing that the most popular song in the English language, “Happy Birthday to You,” should be public property and not subject to copyright – after shelling out $1,500 to use it in a documentary.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Irish priest being sued for alleged rape in USA
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Irish priest being sued for alleged rape in USA

May 14th 2013, 6:30 AM 9,427 Views 0 Comments

The civil suit outlines allegations dating from 1970 that the priest raped teenage girl days after her father died.

# lawsuit - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
# Lawyer Up
# Lawyer Up

Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird

May 4th 2013, 12:21 PM 10,964 Views 14 Comments

The 87-year-old author alleges her agent’s son-in-law took advantage of her declining health to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him.

# lawsuit - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit

Apr 7th 2013, 12:41 PM 1,655 Views 2 Comments

SCA Promotions say he committed fraud by using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

# lawsuit - Monday 4 March, 2013

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
# Damages
# Damages

Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half

Mar 4th 2013, 2:39 PM 6,717 Views 18 Comments

Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.