ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWSUITS

Appeal filed in copyright case of Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven

2016-07-28 15:11

Lawyers have appealed a jury decision that cleared Led Zeppelin of accusations it lifted a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for its classic rock anthem Stairway to Heaven.

Cliff Richard sues BBC, police over sex abuse raid footage

2016-07-11 07:45

Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard confirmed he will sue the BBC and the police after a raid on his home was broadcast live on TV.

Barclays traders face an unwanted benchmark for prison sentences

2016-07-06 09:04

As the four former Barclays traders convicted of rigging Libor await sentencing this week, a new type of benchmark set by Tom Hayes may haunt them.

Judge in Prince case to unseal documents

2016-07-01 21:00

In a court order made public, the US judge deciding who should inherit the estate of late singer Prince has ordered that many of the case documents be publicly available.

Jury out in Led Zeppelin copyright case

2016-06-23 13:36

A US jury will deliberate for a second day on whether Led Zeppelin poached the opening to Stairway To Heaven from an obscure Los Angeles rock band.

Led Zeppelin lawyers ask judge to toss Stairway case

2016-06-21 15:12

Led Zeppelin's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out a case accusing the band's songwriters of ripping off a riff for Stairway to Heaven.

Jimmy Page likens Stairway to Mary Poppins song

2016-06-17 22:00

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page denied claims that he plagiarizsed Stairway to Heaven.

Cliff Richard sex abuse probe dropped after two years

2016-06-17 09:42

Cliff Richard will face no charges over allegations of decades-old sexual abuse, prosecutors said after a widely-criticised investigation that took two years.

Origin of Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven questioned at copyright trial

2016-06-15 09:05

A lawyer for Led Zeppelin has said there's no evidence the band swiped the opening to the song Stairway to Heaven.

Filmmaker claims Beyoncé stole his ideas to make Lemonade

2016-06-10 10:07

A filmmaker has filed a federal lawsuit in New York against Beyoncé alleging ideas from his short film were used to create the trailer that accompanied Lemonade.

 

Hayden Panettiere caught in unpaid bills lawsuit

2016-07-22 09:25

Hayden Panettiere is fighting back against a dog sitter who has sued her for unpaid bills, insisting the woman gave her pets away.

Ray J wants compensation from Kanye West for Famous video

2016-07-07 06:00

Ray J's business manager claims the star is considering legal action against Kanye West after his likeness was featured in the rapper's Famous video.

Ciara fears her ex may murder her fiancé

2016-07-06 07:57

Ciara has filed documents in which she reportedly claims ex-partner Future could kill her fiance Russell Wilson.

Chris Brown accused of 'brutally attacking' his manager

2016-06-24 06:35

Chris Brown has been sued by his manager Mike G, who claims the singer "brutally attacked him with repeated punches to the face and neck".

Jury gets peek at making of Led Zeppelin's epic Stairway to Heaven

2016-06-22 15:03

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant and guitarist Jimmy Page have completed testimony and the defence has rested in the trial of a copyright lawsuit.

Leonardo DiCaprio ordered to testify in Wolf of Wall Street lawsuit

2016-06-19 09:58

A federal judge says actor Leonardo DiCaprio can be questioned for litigation stemming from The Wolf of Wall Street.

Brooke Shields and husband testify against her alleged stalker

2016-06-17 21:00

Brooke Shields and her husband Chris Henchy have testified in Manhattan Criminal Court this week against her alleged stalker John Renaldi.

Foo Fighters sue insurers over terrorism policy

2016-06-15 12:05

The Foo Fighters are suing their insurers for failing to reimburse them for European shows they cancelled following the Paris terrorist attacks in November

Led Zeppelin on trial over Stairway to Heaven theft claim

2016-06-13 20:00

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page and Robert Plant will appear in court to defend Stairway to Heaven from accusations of plagiarism.

Cher sues financial firm for defrauding her out of more than $800k

2016-06-09 22:00

Cher has sued a financial management firm she claims defrauded her out of more than $800 000 in investments that went belly-up.

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