ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWSUITS

Phosa donates spy case money to Cape Town storm victims

2017-06-15 10:46

Former ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa has kept his word to donate part of the money he received from Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza to charitable causes.

Farmer reaches settlement with marathon runner he shot

2017-05-11 22:19

A Mpumalanga farmer has reached a settlement with a marathon athlete after he shot him in the neck on Christmas Eve in 2001.

Mabuza’s R10m defamation claim against Phosa dismissed

2017-05-05 12:28

The defamation case against former ANC treasurer general and businessman Mathews Phosa has failed.

Alanis Morissette's ex-manager gets 6 years for stealing $7m

2017-05-04 11:54

A business manager who stole more than $7m from Alanis Morissette and others has been sentenced to six years in federal prison and ordered to pay $8.6m in restitution.

Copyright lawsuit over Ed Sheeran hit Photograph settled

2017-04-12 14:57

A copyright infringement lawsuit over Ed Sheeran's hit Photograph has been settled.

Facebook doesn't understand German, at least not in court

2017-03-07 13:22

A German lawsuit over a photo showing a Syrian refugee with Chancellor Angela Merkel has put Facebook hate-speech policies under scrutiny.

Shakira sued for plagiarism

2017-03-06 06:01

A Cuban singer and music producer has filed a plagiarism lawsuit against pop stars Shakira and Carlos Vives for allegedly copying his work.

Marlon Wayans cleared in 'groundbreaking' race lawsuit

2017-02-10 15:08

Marlon Wayans was cleared f racially harassing a fellow African American actor.

Porsche wins hedge fund lawsuit

2016-12-23 18:01

Porsche has won a key legal victory in its effort to end years of litigation stemming from a failed attempt to take full control of Volkswagen in 2008.

Shailene Woodley's trial date moved

2016-10-25 14:38

Shailene Woodley will go on trial for criminal trespassing and engaging in a riot in January 2017.

 

Lawsuit: Fyre music festival was more 'Hunger Games' than Coachella

2017-05-23 10:08

Litigation is piling up like bonfire kindling against organisers of the Fyre Festival that flamed out in a fiasco.

Diddy sued by ex-chef over sex party meals

2017-05-10 13:46

Rap mogul Diddy has been sued by a personal chef who says she worked long hours without extra pay and was made uneasy by serving meals after sex parties.

New Zealand campaign had concerns using Eminem-like song

2017-05-04 12:34

The campaign manager for New Zealand's National Party during the 2014 election says she raised concerns about using a song that sounded similar to Eminem's Lose Yourself.

High Court to hear former KZN judge president lawsuit

2017-04-28 09:31

The gloves will come off in the Durban High Court trial in which former KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Chiman Patel is suing the state for as much as R3m for malicious prosecution.

Mahumapelo defamation case withdrawn - business forum

2017-03-14 16:49

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has withdrawn his application for an interdict against the province's business forum.

Shakira and Carlos Vives reject plagiarism allegations

2017-03-07 12:56

Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives have rejected allegations made by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they had plagiarised in their award-winning hit La Bicicleta.

Trollip defamation case against ex-ANC councillor postponed

2017-02-14 17:02

A defamation case brought by DA chairperson and Mayor Athol Trollip against a former ANC councillor in Nelson Mandela Bay has been postponed in the Grahamstown High Court.

Paul McCartney sues to take back Beatles catalogue

2017-01-19 11:39

Paul McCartney has filed a lawsuit to secure the copyright to the Beatles back catalogue in a case that could have wide ramifications for the music industry.

The 13 women who could testify to Cosby's 'signature' acts

2016-11-01 16:00

Prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial hope to call 13 of about 60 accusers to show just that.

Dr Luke files new lawsuit against Kesha's mother

2016-09-13 22:00

Dr Luke has filed a new libel lawsuit against Kesha's mother Pebe Sebert after she "continued to publicly defame" him.

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