Articles Tagged with lawsuit

Songwriter Who Discovered Lady GaGa Wins Lawsuit For $7.3M

Songwriter who discovered Lady gaga wins $7.3M lawsuit.

The songwriter who discovered pop star Lady Gaga has won her lawsuit concerning the role that she played in the singer’s start in music. A U.S. federal court awarded Wendy Starland $7.3 million. The court found that that Rob Fusari, who is Lady Gaga’s former business partner, broke a 2005 agreement to compensate Starland if… Read more »

Rick Ross, LMFAO Legal Battle Heats Up

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Rick Ross’ legal action against LMFAO has received a strong response from the pop duo. Earlier in the year, The Hollywood Reporter released court documents which revealed that hip-hop superstar Rick Ross and Jermaine Jackson filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against LMFAO, the Los Angeles-based electropop duo of Stefan Kendal Gordy (Redfoo) and Skyler Austen… Read more »

Joan Rivers’ Daughter Melissa To Sue Doctor Over Mother’s Death

Melissa Rivers Will In Fact Sue The Doctor Who Caused Joan's Death

The death of Joan Rivers was a shock to the entertainment industry and to fans throughout the world, but nobody was more affected than the late comedy icon’s daughter Melissa. Now, after weeks of speculation, it seems that Rivers will indeed take legal action against the doctor who supposedly triggered her mother’s sudden ill health…. Read more »

Jamie Foxx’s New Collaboration With 2 Chainz Facing Lawsuit

Jamie Foxx's new single facing lawsuit

Jamie Foxx has been working on a new single alongside 2 Chainz, though the song is coming under some legal fire. The “Party Ain’t a Party” lyrics are allegedly very similar to a song from a Florida-based artist, and the artist’s studio has brought a lawsuit against Foxx. In actuality, the suit is being brought… Read more »

No. 2 Cigarette Company Loses $23.6 Billion Lawsuit

RJ Reynolds slapped with major class action lawsuit.

A jury in Florida has slapped the second largest cigarette company in the U.S. with $23.6 billion in damages to a widow who filed for damages after her long-time smoking husband died of lung cancer in 1996. According to CBS News, Cynthia Robinson sued the cigarette company RJ Reynolds for punitive damages and took the… Read more »

Lindsay Lohan Sues Rockstar Over GTA 5

Lindsay Lohan Sues GTA V

Lindsay Lohan is making headlines again, this time because she has chosen to file a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive and publisher / developer Rockstar Games for a character in Grand Theft Auto 5. Back in December 2013, there was an initial report that Lohan was going to sue the company, but that never was confirmed… Read more »

Traffic Court In Ohio To Be More Involved With Traffic Camera Tickets

Red Light Cameras: Here To Stay?

The dreaded flash of red light cameras will not be easing up anytime soon, but the process afterwards is facing some scrutiny. In Ohio, that is. If you haven’t had to go through the drill with red light camera citations, then you’re lucky. Right now if the camera programming thinks you’re breaking traffic rules by… Read more »

X-Men Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Raping Boy In 1999

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Hollywood writer and director Bryan Singer has been accused of raping a teenage boy in 1999, according to a lawsuit filed earlier today in federal court in Hawaii. The Hollywood Reporter says that the lawsuit was filed by Michael F. Egan, III, which is not a pseudonym, and alleges that Singer sexually assaulted, used other… Read more »

Oprah Winfrey’s Diary To Stay Private

Oprah Winfrey has been in the news a lot recently

It’s been Oprah Winfrey’s job for the past two decades to share her life with the public, and it has led to a successful, lucrative career. But one area that is off-limit’s in Oprah’s life? Her private diary, which was requested plaintiff Simone Kelly-Brown for evidence in an ongoing lawsuit. Kelly-Brown believes Winfrey’s diary could… Read more »