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US sailors suing Japanese company over radiation

2014-04-09 13:42

American sailors who were 'blanketed' with radiation when they were carrying out a humanitarian mission at Fukushima in 2011 are suing a Japanese company for $1 billion.

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 14:27

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems.

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 08:32

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems since it recalled 1.6-million vehicles in February. Two girls were killed and another severely injured during a crash in 2006 involving one of the vehicles GM recalled!

False fuel claims: Hyundai to pay R4.1bn

2013-12-30 07:54

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to pay a total of R4.1-billion to settle lawsuits filed by drivers claiming the automakers overstated fuel economy ratings. What's more, owners can opt for a one-time payment or a "lifetime reimbursement".

BP faces $1bn lawsuit for gas leak

2013-04-17 10:54

More than 470 people are suing BP for $1bn, saying they became sick due to a 15-day gas leak at its refinery in Texas City.

Frank Ocean facing lawsuit over song

2013-03-11 17:59

Frank Ocean is currently facing a lawsuit from songwriter Micah Otano over his track Lost, with Otano claiming it was copied from his track Daylight.

Pink sued over unpaid royalties

2013-01-03 16:34

Pink is being sued for $36 000 after her fromer producers Specialists Entertainment claim she failed to pay them for work they did on tracks from her debut album.

Ben & Jerry's porn flavours

2012-09-07 11:35

The well-loved ice cream giant blocks copycat porn film company.

ANC faces R19m lawsuit - report

2012-06-24 11:43

The ANC has been threatened with a R19m lawsuit after allegedly failing to pay an advertising company, reports the Sunday World.

Adrien Brody wins lawsuit

2010-11-24 18:14

A federal judge in Los Angeles has blocked the makers of a movie starring Adrien Brody from using the actor's likeness until he is fully paid for his role.

Nicolas Cage told to pay $2m

2010-10-22 08:30

Nicolas Cage has been ordered to pay over $2 million to the Nevada State Bank.

Defense rests case in Smith trial

2010-09-28 08:24

The prosecution and defense have rested their cases in the drug conspiracy trial against Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend and two doctors.

Anna Nicole Smith ruling stands

2010-05-07 13:18

The court ruling that denied the late Anna Nicole Smith any claim to her late billionaire husband's fortune will not be reconsidered.

Madge wins wedding pic damages

2009-10-06 17:15

Madonna has accepted undisclosed damages for invasion of privacy and infringement of copyright over "stolen" pictures of her wedding to Guy Ritchie.

Besson Company guilty

2009-06-29 17:05

French film giant Luc Besson's production firm EuropaCorp has been found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a cameraman during a car chase scene.

Blogger Hilton sues over fight

2009-06-25 09:20

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has opened a lawsuit against the Black Eyed Peas manager, after an altercation at a Toronto nightclub.

Microsoft sues over 'clicking'

2009-06-16 22:20

Microsoft Corp has filed a lawsuit against three individuals believed to be based in Vancouver, accusing them of a form of "click fraud".

Sued: Jack Black game makers

2009-06-04 20:16

Activision is suing game developer Double Fine Productions, to stop the release of the Jack Black video game called Brutal Legend.

Cohen sued over Bruno stunt

2009-06-04 08:11

A California woman has sued Sacha Baron Cohen, accusing him of assault during filming for Bruno that left her in a wheelchair.

 

Angry families want GM prosecuted

2014-04-08 08:19

Families of those killed in General Motors' cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after those responsible but, legally, it's unlikely anybody will be charged.

GM sued over fatal teen crash

2014-03-25 11:45

General Motors has been hit with what is believed to be its first wrongful death lawsuit over ignition problems since it recalled 1.6-million vehicles in February. Two girls were killed and another severely injured during a crash in 2006 involving one of the vehicles GM recalled!

Lawsuit: Hyundai, Kia to pay billions

2013-12-30 07:59

Hyundai and Kia have agreed to pay a total of R4.1-billion to settle lawsuits the automakers overstated fuel economy ratings.

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Avaaz took the government to court over the removal of ads the group had placed in the Johannesburg airport which promoted the protection of lions. Watch a video of their demonstration.

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Toyota's $145m lawsuit settlement

2013-04-08 07:38

Toyota has agreed to a R145-million deal with a Californian county over charges that it hid safety issues linked to unintended acceleration of its cars.

Toyota settles deadly lawsuit

2013-01-18 12:03

Toyota has settled what was to be the first in a group of hundreds of pending wrongful death and injury lawsuits involving sudden, unintended acceleration by Toyota vehicles.

Jamie Oliver being sued for $1.2bn

2012-09-19 15:46

The celebrity chef is under fire for saying America's meat is treated with ammonia.

Kim K settles lawsuit

2012-08-30 12:00

The reality star and the retailer have come to an agreement after Kim sued the brand for using a look-alike in their ads.

The Cove director fights Japanese lawsuit

2010-12-08 18:09

Louie Psihoyos, whose Oscar-winning documentary The Cove exposed cruel dolphin-hunting practices in Japan, is being sued by a scientist who appears in the film.

Eva Longoria faces legal action

2010-10-25 14:33

Eva Longoria Parker faces a lawsuit from a driver who claims she drove into his car in Los Angeles.

Defense rests case in Smith trial

2010-09-28 08:24

The prosecution and defense have rested their cases in the drug conspiracy trial against Anna Nicole Smith's boyfriend and two doctors.

FBI releases Anna Nicole file

2009-10-07 17:52

The FBI investigated whether Anna Nicole Smith plotted to kill her tycoon husband's son as they battled over the tycoon's fortune, but newly released files show the former Playboy Playmate was never prosecuted.

McDonald's sued over hepatitis

2009-07-24 14:22

The parents of a teenage boy who allegedly contracted hepatitis A after eating at a McDonald's Corp restaurant in Milan, Illinois, have sued and are seeking damages and other relief.

Legal battle over Aus classics

2009-06-25 12:28

One of Australia's most famous schoolyard songs and a rock tune widely accepted as the nation's unofficial anthem are at the centre of a bitter legal battle.

Neighbour sues Rihanna

2009-06-17 11:30

A man claims that singer Rihanna isn't being a good neighbour and has sued the pop star over the house she rents in the Hollywood Hills.

Promoter sues Jacko

2009-06-11 12:19

A concert promoter has sued entertainer Michael Jackson for allegedly breaching a contract to play a reunion concert with other family members.

Paris trial delayed

2009-06-04 08:11

The Miami trial of a lawsuit accusing Paris Hilton of failing to adequately promote her 2006 movie Pledge This! has been delayed.

50 Cent sues over house

2009-06-03 10:00

50 Cent is taking on an engineering firm over home repairs at his Connecticut mansion, but the firm says his claims are "fabricated".

 
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