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# Lawsuit

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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.
Teenagers sue US government over global warming
Young plaintiffs argue that climate change decisions will affect their generation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
$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.
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.
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.
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….
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”.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Sex in the City suit exposes Sachs to claims of discrimination
Goldman Sachs hit with lurid allegations of sex discrimination.