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# Lawsuit

All time
# surfbort
Beyoncé is being sued by a Hungarian folk singer over Drunk In Love
That weird hook at the start? The singer claims that’s her.
# see you in court
Here is why a Goodfellas actor is suing The Simpsons for $250 million
Actor Frank Sivero claims that one of the characters is based on his likeness.
US family flees home after thousands of deadly spiders 'bleed out' of the walls
That is exactly the verb they used.
# petty cash
Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins
That’ll show them.
# group effort
25,000 people join privacy lawsuit against Facebook
The class action suit, filed by lawyer Max Schrems, is limiting the number of participants to 25,000 until all requests are verified.
# Damages
Adele's baby son wins damages over paparazzi photos
The one-year-old got a five-figure payout for the pictures of his ‘milestone moments’.
# Lawsuit
Comedian Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart over deadly truck crash
The six-car collision last month seriously injured Morgan and killed another comedian.
# digital love
Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop
The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.
# Lawsuit
McDonald's workers claim their wages were McDonald's
McDonald’s Corporation faces seven lawsuits, while franchisees were included in five of them in California, Michigan and New York.
# freemium
Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases
The lawsuit was filed by a mother whose five-year old son spent more than $65 on in-app purchases without his parents’ permission
# tissue issue
Man sues McDonald's for $1.5 million over single napkin
Would you like one million dollars with that?
# Hateful Eight
Inglorious lawsuit: Tarantino sues Gawker over script leak
A lawsuit? Surely tying a reporter to a chair would be more fitting?
# Copyright
Playboy suing Harper's Bazaar for linking to Kate Moss pics is also being sued for publishing the images.
# Lawsuit
Facebook faces another lawsuit after being accused of faking endorsements
The lawsuit claims that members should receive damages – of at least $750 per person – for using their likeness without permission.
# frank darabont
Walking Dead creator says he's owed millions of dollars
Frank Darabont says he hasn’t seen a penny in profits.
# fangs for nothing
Production company sues Twilight films for being "racist and perverted"
The relationship between a 17-year-old girl and a 100-year-old vampire doesn’t sit well with them.
# Lawsuit
Beastie Boys 'Girls' taken off viral video after objection
Toy company GoldieBlox got into hot water after the band objected to its song being featuring in an advertisement.
Smell from chilli sauce factory 'makes local residents cry'
Locals near the Sriracha factory in southern California complained of burning eyes and sore throats.
# Breakthrough
History made as NFL settles concussion lawsuit for $765m
The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.
# racist slurs
Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped
Deen was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath she had used racial slurs in the past.
# Doping
Lance: Team ignored doping allegations and 'got exactly what it bargained for'
“The government wanted a winner and all the publicity, exposure, and acclaim that goes along with being his sponsor.”
# Copyright
Happy Birthday to... who? Song sparks copyright row in US
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.
# Catholic Church
Irish priest being sued for alleged rape in USA
The civil suit outlines allegations dating from 1970 that the priest raped teenage girl days after her father died.
# lawyer up
Harper Lee sues agent's son-in-law over copyright of To Kill a Mockingbird
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.
# appeal
Lance Armstrong asks court to dismiss SCA lawsuit
SCA Promotions say he committed fraud by using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.
# Damages
Judge slashes €1 billion Samsung-Apple penalty in half
Apple had accused its rival of massive and willful copying of its designs and technology for smartphones and tablets.
# Lawsuit
US firm sues Lance Armstrong for $12m over Tour bonuses
The insurance company are seeking the return of money which the disgraced cyclist was paid between 2002-2004.
# Not About the Bike
People who bought Lance Armstrong's books are suing him in the US courts
Poor guy just can’t catch a break at the moment.
# Germany
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.
# Vroom vroom
Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit
Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.
# barrel scraper
Insane Headline of the Day
It involves Justin Bieber and a penis enlargement.
# Food Safety
Parents warned after US lawsuit filed against Monster energy drink makers
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said parents should keep highly caffeinated drinks away from their children.
# Hulkmania
Hulk Hogan to file lawsuits over sex tape
The Hulk says the tape was secretly filmed six years ago.
# France
France's richest man to sue paper which told him to 'get lost'
Bernard Arnault has created controversy with news that he is to become a Belgian citizen but he says he will continue to comply with French taxes which are set to rise for millionaires.
# suspicions
Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning
A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?
# Hot Seat
Marble Ouch: Woman sues Dallas Cowboys over 'severe burns to her backside'
Jennelle Carrillo has brought the NFL team to court after scorching her derriere on a bench outside Cowboys Stadium.
# Breastfeeding
Mother sues after breastfeeding footage used in porn film
Maryann Sahoury is suing a production company after breastfeeding instructional video was used by a third party to make porn.
# Lawsuit
Tony Parker suing New York nightclub for $20m over eye injury
The San Antonio Spurs guard was caught up in the middle of a brawl between R&B singers Chris Brown and Drake.
# young activists
Teenagers sue US government over global warming
Young plaintiffs argue that climate change decisions will affect their generation.
# 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.