ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWSUITS

Driver in Tracy Morgan crash requests to delay his lawsuit

2014-11-17 13:34

The truck driver charged in a highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another man has filed a request to delay a federal lawsuit.

John Galliano loses Dior unfair dismissal case

2014-11-05 14:56

British designer John Galliano - sacked three years ago by fashion house Dior over a drunken anti-Semitic rant in a Paris bar - has lost his case for unfair dismissal.

Wal-Mart: Tracy Morgan and others weren't wearing seatbelts

2014-09-30 08:39

Tracy Morgan and other people in a limousine struck from behind by a Wal-Mart truck on a highway in June weren't wearing seatbelts, the company has said.

Lady Gaga claims $1.4m from plagiarism lawsuit

2014-09-29 14:48

Lady Gaga has claimed $1.4m in legal costs following the dismissal of a plagiarism lawsuit that was made against her by musician Rebecca Francescatti in 2011.

Iggy Azalea is suing her ex-boyfriend for downloading contents of her personal computer

2014-09-18 21:00

Iggy Azalea is suing her ex-boyfriend, who claims to have a sex tape featuring the star, for allegedly illegally downloading the entire contents of her personal computer.

Lawyer: Robin Thicke exploited in Blurred Lines lawsuit

2014-09-17 10:26

Robin Thicke's attorney says the estate of Marvin Gaye exploited the singer's "moment of personal vulnerability" in an attempt to prove that Blurred Lines was a ripoff of a Gaye hit.

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

2014-09-16 09:17

The music publishers for American rapper Eminem have filed a lawsuit against New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.

Bryan Singer accuser wants case to be dismissed

2014-08-22 22:00

A former child model accusing X-Men director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit.

Jackie Chan is ashamed and saddened by son's arrest

2014-08-21 15:43

Jackie Chan apologised to the public over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened.

Drunk CNN TV reporter sued for biting rage

2014-08-06 10:13

CNN is being sued for $1m after CNN International (DStv 401) correspondent Arwa Damon allegedly attacked medics at the American embassy in Baghdad.

Lawyers for Bryan Singer sex-abuse accuser want out

2014-07-30 17:00

Lawyers for a former child model accusing X-Men director Bryan Singer of sex abuse want off the case after three suits were dropped.

e.tv fined for showing male stripper with a boner

2014-07-29 10:30

e.tv has been fined R10 000 by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa for broadcasting "distasteful" programming.

Golden Globe producers settle lawsuit

2014-07-15 23:00

The organisation that puts on the Golden Globe Awards and the company that produces the telecast have resolved their long-standing court battle over rights to the show.

Michael Jackson documentary in fresh legal row

2014-07-11 01:00

A company making a Michael Jackson documentary is seeking an injunction against the late star's estate after alleging they have tried to block the sale and release of the film.

Second Chinese company plans to sue over Transformers

2014-07-08 18:00

A second Chinese company has said it will sue the producers of Transformers: Age of Extinction for breach of contract..

Bryan Singer moves to dismiss sexual abuse lawsuit

2014-07-04 15:00

Director Bryan Singer has asked a court to dismiss a sexual abuse lawsuit filed against him by an unnamed British actor, who claims he was abused by Singer at the age of 17.

Katy Perry being sued by Christian rappers over hit song Dark Horse

2014-07-03 14:20

Katy Perry is being sued by Christian hip-hop star Flame and three other rappers for allegedly ripping off the award-winning gospel song Joyful Noise for her hit track Dark Horse.

TV exec sues over withdrawn child sex abuse case

2014-06-30 15:00

A former network TV executive is suing a man who recently withdrew a lawsuit that accused the executive of sexual abuse years ago.

Justin Bieber sued for allegedly crashing into photographer

2014-06-26 17:00

Justin Bieber is being sued for allegedly crashing into photographer Walter Lee as he was taking pictures of the singer in West Hollywood last year.

Chinese company sets aside Transformer dispute

2014-06-24 18:00

A Beijing property developer and Paramount Pictures said that they have smoothed out a dispute over the new Transformer movie and it will be released in China as scheduled.

 

Justin Bieber is expected to pay for his father's property damages

2014-11-17 15:39

Justin Bieber's father Jeremy Bieber has reportedly been ordered to pay almost $13 000 for damaging a house in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Rolling Stones settle insurance dispute over L'Wren Scott's suicide

2014-11-17 11:02

The Rolling Stones said they had resolved an insurance dispute over their tour cancellation following the suicide of Mick Jagger's girlfriend, and voiced dismay that personal details had gone public.

Court sides with Gaye family in Blurred Lines feud

2014-10-31 12:00

The family of Marvin Gaye has won a round in a court battle over allegations that last year's hit song Blurred Lines ripped off the late Motown legend's work.

Joan Rivers' daughter suing doctor over her death

2014-10-03 08:41

Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa is suing throat specialist Dr Gwen Korovin - who was allegedly not authorised to practise at the clinic where Joan passed away.

New lawsuit could melt Frozen movie's success

2014-09-30 07:00

Isabella Tanikumi has launched a lawsuit against Disney over the movie Frozen, claiming the plot is based on her memoirs.

Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination

2014-09-19 08:48

Three backup dancers have sued Cher claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage.

Robin Thicke says he didn't write controversial hit Blurred Lines

2014-09-16 10:31

Robin Thicke's blockbuster but much criticised hit Blurred Lines grew even more controversial as the singer revealed he never wrote it, according to court documents.

Judge allows Bryan Singer sex abuse lawsuit to be dropped

2014-08-28 10:29

A former child model can drop his lawsuit accusing X-Men director Bryan Singer of sex abuse and has the option of refiling it later, a judge has ruled.

Shakira's hit song Loca is a copy, says judge

2014-08-22 16:00

Shakira's 2010 hit song Loca is an illegal copy of a tune written by a Dominican musician in 1998, a US judge has said in a copyright trial.

Anna Nicole Smith's estate loses bid for millions

2014-08-20 18:00

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.

Ne-Yo sues accountant for $8m

2014-08-01 12:49

Ne-Yo is suing his former accountant Kevin Foster for $8m, claiming he discovered instances of "self-dealing and inappropriate conduct".

David Hasselhoff sued for breach of contract

2014-07-16 03:00

David Hasselhoff is being sued for breach of contract over a documentary about the Berlin Wall.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino sued by his own lawyer

2014-07-11 08:39

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino is being sued by his lawyer over unpaid legal fees dating between 2009 and 2013.

John Wayne heirs sue university over the name Duke

2014-07-10 12:22

John Wayne's heirs are taking Duke University to court to assert the family's right to market bottles of bourbon branded with the late movie star's nickname, Duke.

Mission: Impossible lawsuit dropped

2014-07-08 09:48

A judge has dismissed a copyright infringement case against Tom Cruise and Paramount Pictures over the screenplay for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol.

Lindsay Lohan sues over Grand Theft Auto V game

2014-07-03 21:00

Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games, saying they used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

Bryan Singer accuser drops second lawsuit

2014-06-26 18:00

A former aspiring actor and model who has accused several entertainment industry figures of child sex abuse has withdrawn another federal lawsuit.

Verdict upheld against Girls Gone Wild founder

2014-06-24 19:00

An appeals court upheld a $19m judgment against Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis in a slander case.

US court parks 'living in a car' law

2014-06-20 14:22

'People living in their vehicles are one of the great unidentified homeless groups.' A US appeal court has struck down a law.

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