ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWSUITS

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.

Ellen DeGeneres is being sued for making a boob joke

2016-06-08 09:26

Ellen DeGeneres is being sued for allegedly making a boob joke on her chat show.

Chris Brown is being sued by a fan for bullying

2016-05-31 09:36

Chris Brown is being sued by a fan for $2 750.

Woman sues Bill Cosby and Hugh Hefner

2016-05-19 06:00

A former model who claims Bill Cosby sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion has filed a lawsuit against the comedian and Hugh Hefner.

 

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.

Ed Sheeran is being sued for $20m for 'copying' his song Photograph

2016-06-09 11:02

Ed Sheeran is being sued for $20m by two songwriters who claim that his track Photograph "note-for-note" copies their 2009 song Amazing.

Madonna prevails in key copyright case

2016-06-03 14:57

Madonna has triumphed in a copyright case concerning her song Vogue, in a victory for artists seeking to use samples.

Justin Bieber hit with Sorry copyright suit

2016-05-30 09:56

An indie pop singer has filed a copyright violation lawsuit against Justin Bieber, saying the superstar stole the distinctive vocal riff in his hit Sorry from her.

Alanis Morissette sues ex-manager for $4.7m

2016-05-18 15:04

Alanis Morissette has filed court papers accusing her former music manager Jonathan Schwartz of stealing $4.7m from her.

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