Tag: lawsuit

Apple will reportedly close 2 stores to avoid an infamous Texas patent court

With over 500 retail stores worldwide, Apple’s opening or closing plans for individual stores typically aren’t noteworthy, but the company appears to have an unusual motive behind the closure of two locations in eastern Texas: It’s reportedly attempting to sever business contacts near a court that is often preferred by […]

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California, 15 Other States Sue Trump over Border Wall Emergency Declaration

The State of California and fifteen other states sued President Donald Trump on Monday over his declaration Friday of a national emergency and his plans to redirect federal funds to the construction of a wall on the southern border. The lawsuit, as expected, was filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and was joined by […]

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Not So Sweet Fantasy: Mariah Carey’s Former Assistant Claims She Was Held Down and Peed on at Work

Photo: Getty Images for iHeartMedia The ongoing legal battle between Mariah Carey and her former assistant, Lianna Shakhnazaryan, has gotten exponentially messier. As in, strap yourself in and have a napkin (or three) to wipe your brow-type messy. We’ll warn you now: allegedly, there’s pee involved. Earlier this week, Carey […]

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Candace Owens Came for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Quickly Realized She Wasn’t Ready

Turning Point USA communications director Candace Owens looks on as U.S. President Donald Trump addresses young black conservative leaders from across the country as part of the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit at White House on October 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Pete Marovich (Getty Images) Candace Owens is unremarkable. […]

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Shareholders sue Google for allegedly mishandling sexual harassment claims

In another chapter of the tumultuous goings-on within Google, one of Alphabet’s shareholders is suing the company, on behalf of itself, over the payouts given to Google executives who were accused of sexual misconduct. Filed yesterday in the San Mateo Superior Court, shareholder James Martin states in his complaint that the reason for the suit […]

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Thanks to Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Visitors Went ‘Apeshit’ at the Louvre in 2018—But a Fan Cries Foul

“Apeshit” – The CartersScreenshot: Beyoncé (Vevo) Come through, cultural influence! The Louvre may have already been the most popular museum in the world, but thanks to two of the most popular entertainers in the world (and one of the most powerful couples), the famed French museum broke a new record […]

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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Settle Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Black Panther Music Video 

“All The Star”Screenshot: Kendrick Lamar (YouTube) Just in time for the Grammys… Black Panther earworm, “All The Stars” from Kendrick Lamar & SZA is having a good year, having just secured Grammy nominations. But a serious lawsuit hanging over their heads likely tainted things a bit. 2019 Grammys: Kendrick Lamar […]

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Lawsuit Alleges iPhone 8 Plus Comes with Higher-Quality Display Than iPhone X

A new lawsuit has been filed against Apple for misleading consumers about the screen size of the iPhone X, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max. The suit has been filed in the US District Court of Northern California, with the plaintiffs alleging that Apple’s “all screen” marketing about the iPhone […]

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DC, Md. officials ready with subpoenas in Trump hotel case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland said Monday that they are moving forward with subpoenas for records in their case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte approved the legal discovery schedule in an order Monday. Such information would […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Display and Performance Issues Due to Lack of Dust Filters in iMacs and MacBooks

Law firm Hagens Berman has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple in Northern California claiming the company sells MacBooks with Retina Display and iMac without the necessary dust filters that slows down their performance over time and causes permanent screen smudges. The lawsuit alleges that Apple does not install […]

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‘Sis Said No’: Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj for Using Unauthorized Sample

(l-r) Nicki Minaj attends the Oscar De La Renta front Row during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 11, 2018 in New York City; Tracy Chapman attends the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Dinner on April 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images […]

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Spotify sued over gender discrimination by former sales executive

Unequal treatment of female employees has been problematic at many major tech companies, and it seems like Spotify is no exception. Variety reports that Hong Perez, a former sales executive at the company, has sued Spotify over alleged gender discrimination and defamation. Perez filed suit in the New York Supreme Court on Tuesday, pointing out […]

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The adorable Mahindra Roxor just ran into Jeep’s furious legal team

Mahindra’s Roxor may have charmed Jeep Wrangler purists with its boxy design and off-road promise, but Fiat Chrysler’s legal team isn’t so impressed. The American automaker has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission, arguing that the Roxor is infringing on intellectual property around the Jeep brand and design. Indeed, FCA won’t settle […]

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Huge lawsuit against CA jail conditions filed: Hundreds put in solitary ’23½ hours or more per day’

This all began after a report from the DRC in 2015, that detailed the horrific conditions and practices throughout California’s penal system. That grate is the toilet. In the wake of the DRC report, the County retained nationally renowned experts to evaluate its jail health care and correctional practices, its system for suicide prevention, its […]

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Sexual harassment suit filed against Pilot AI co-founders and investor NEA

Rachel Moore, the former director of Product at computer vision startup Pilot AI, is suing its co-founders CTO Robert Elliot English and CEO Jonathan Su for sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful discharge. Pilot AI’s human resources provider TriNet and its Series A investor NEA are also named in the suit filed in San Francisco […]

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Newly legal 3D-printed gun blueprints targeted by state lawsuits

Hot on the heels of the effective legalization of 3D models used to print firearm components, 21 states have filed a joint lawsuit against the federal government, alleging not only that decision is dangerous but also that it’s illegal for a number of reasons. But the lawsuit may backfire via the so-called Streisand Effect, further […]

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A Foul Wind Blows… From the Toyota Camry’s Dash Vents, Lawsuit Claims

Toyota might have another stinky legal problem on its hands. A proposed class-action lawsuit filed in the US. District Court for the Southern District of Florida claims the automaker committed fraud by failing to properly address an HVAC problem that leaves Camry cabins in an unpleasantly scented state. Condensation is the culprit in this issue, […]

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Husband Sues Wife’s Lover, Judge Awards Him $8.8 Million

DURHAM, N.C. (CBS Local) – Using a rare state law, a North Carolina husband has been awarded nearly $9 million after suing the man who allegedly had an affair with his wife. A Durham County judge sided with Keith King after the local businessman claimed Francisco Huizar seduced his wife and ruined his marriage. North Carolina is one of […]

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A New York Souvenir Company Is Suing Balenciaga For Copyright Infringement

And, um, Fashionista is named in the lawsuit? The Balenciaga tote in question. Photo: Farfetch.com From DHL T-shirts to Ikea bags, Demna Gvasalia has become known for his expensive, high-fashion and ironic takes on unremarkable, everyday items both for Vetements and Balenciaga. While Gvasalia has become the subject of many jokes, Diet Prada posts and even conspiracy theories as […]

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LA County, Abusers To Pay Teen Girl Over $45M In Sexual Abuse Case

STUDIO CITY (CBSLA) — The County of Los Angeles must pay over $20 million to a sexually abused teen whose lawsuit claimed child protective services failed her. A jury Thursday found in favor of the El Monte girl whose lawsuit alleged two social workers with the county’s Department of Child and Family Services suspected she was […]

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