ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWSUITS

Family of comedian killed in Wal-Mart crash settles claim

2015-01-22 21:00

The family of a comedian killed in a New Jersey Turnpike crash that seriously injured Tracy Morgan last summer has settled a wrongful-death claim with Wal-Mart.

Donald Trump is suing Palm Beach County for $100m over damage to his night club

2015-01-13 18:00

Donald Trump is suing Palm Beach County again, saying it's directing all flights from Palm Beach International Airport right over his ritzy club.

Nicole Kidman kicks off 2015 with a lawsuit

2015-01-06 17:00

Nicole Kidman's year is looking pretty dim as she is reportedly being sued by her neighbour for water damage to his apartment.

Two more women join defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

2015-01-06 15:13

Two women accusing Bill Cosby of sexual offences have joined the defamation suit saying he branded them liars.

Austria sues a German state bank

2014-12-22 13:15

A long-running legal tussle between Austria and Bavaria has taken a new twist as Vienna sues the region's state bank.

A timeline of how the Sony hack horror unfolded

2014-12-19 08:38

It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Sony hackers release chilling terror threat

2014-12-17 07:50

Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning cinema-goers not to see a film which has angered North Korea.

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.

 

Paula Patton to testify in court for Robin Thicke

2015-01-22 20:00

Paul Patton has been called in to testify in a case in defence of her estranged husband Robin Thicke after it was claimed he plagiarised his song Blurred Lines.

StarSat taking its hardcore porn channel to Supreme Court

2015-01-16 11:07

StarSat has decided to take its case to broadcast hardcore pornography on television in South Africa to the Supreme Court.

European banks face $52bn in lawsuits

2015-01-13 19:30

Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays may have to pay up to $52bn in fines and other litigation costs facing Europe's banks over the next two years.

Saved by the Bell actor set to stand trial in stabbing case

2015-01-06 15:59

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on Saved by the Bell, has been ordered to stand trial in a stabbing case.

Bill Cosby's youngest daughter defends her dad

2014-12-17 11:21

A day after Camille Cosby released a statement in defense of her embattled husband, one of the comedian's four daughters is defending her father.

Bill Cosby speaks but avoids rape allegations

2014-12-15 14:46

Bill Cosby gave a brief interview to Page Six where he addressed journalistic standards and his wife's reaction to the flood of rape accusations.

Woman files defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby

2014-12-11 12:16

A woman who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s has filed a defamation lawsuit against the comedian, alleging he "publicly branded" her a liar.

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.

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