Articles Tagged with lawsuit

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 »

Jennifer Lopez Begged L.A. Man For Nude Pics, Lawsuit Charges

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Jennifer Lopez wrote letters to a Los Angeles man six years ago, begging him to send her nude pictures of himself, according to a lawsuit filed in L.A. and flatly dismissed as “a desperate attempt for notoriety” by the American Idol judge’s representatives. In fact, they say, Jennifer Lopez has never met Ruiz nor communicated… Read more »

Condé Nast Shuts Down Internship Program After Lawsuit and Media Outrage

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If you’re a huge entertainment conglomerate, how do you respond to allegations that your internship program is illegal and unfair? By shutting it down permanently, of course. That’s what publishing giant Condé Nast did, following significant media backlash after two interns filed a lawsuit this summer claiming that they were owed minimum wage for the… Read more »

Popcorn Sutton Sued Over Jack Daniels Rip-Off

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Popcorn Sutton, the company that makes Popcorn Sutton Moonshine, is being sued by Jack Daniel’s Whiskey over a claim of trademark infringement. The claim surrounds the use of the Jack Daniel’s square bottles and the trademark Jack Daniels black-and-white label. The suit, which was filed last week in the Nashville District Court, names J&M Concepts… Read more »

Darryl Strawberry Sued Over $3K Produce Bill

Darryl Strawberry Sued Over $3K Produce Bill

The former MLB outfielder, Darryl Strawberry (what a fitting name for the allegations against him), is being sued over an incredibly high fruit and vegetable bill of over $3,000. The New V&J Produce Corp has filed a lawsuit after claims that they’ve shipped multiple produce shipments to Strawberry’s NYC restaurant, Strawberry’s Sports Grill, and have… Read more »