US parents of a 2-year-old boy who died after an Ikea dresser fell on him were awarded R660 million in a wrongful death lawsuit

2020-01-08 10:15

It's rumoured to be the largest child wrongful death settlement in US history.

A Russian shipping giant, a Venezuelan tycoon, and a British litigation financier are battling in court over alleged swapping of secret documents for a billionaire's sex tape

2019-08-28 14:39

Novoship has accused a Burford Capital executive of trading sensitive files for a sex tape related to Floridian oil billionaire Harry Sargeant III.

Jony Ive's departure is just the latest headache in Apple's increasingly tough year

2019-06-28 13:20

The tech giant also faces antitrust complaints, disappointing revenue, slow iPhone sales, and the ever-present MacBook Pro keyboard fiascos.

Boeing is in talks to settle with families suing them over 737 Max crash deaths, and avoid a potentially excruciating trial

2019-06-08 09:28

Families are suing Boeing over the crashed Lion Air Boeing 737 Max, setting up a potentially very damaging legal confrontation.

AYO decries 'trial by media' as it takes PIC to court

2019-05-30 21:30

AYO chair Wallace Mgoqi said through the statement that the company was innocent of all allegations leveled against it during the commission.

Bitcoin plunged after a major crypto exchange was accused of using client money to hide R12 billion of missing cash

2019-04-26 13:47

Bitfinex drained $700 million from Tether's reserves to hide the fact it lost access to $850 million, says a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General.

Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of a hit-and-run on a ski slope, but she calls the R42m lawsuit 'totally without merit'

2019-01-31 08:10

A 72-year old man claims the actress ran into him on the slopes and caused multiple injuries.

Elon Musk can blame these 4 tweets for his SEC lawsuit

2018-09-28 09:37

The US SEC alleges Musk made a "series of false and misleading statements" on Twitter. Here's what has him in hot water.

Steinhoff lawsuit seeks damages for period not covered in other countries - attorney

2018-08-10 17:45

A class action lawsuit mounted against Steinhoff is an "international loss recovery effort", an attorney connected to the case said on Friday.

Twitter beats back group-bias lawsuit by female engineer

2018-07-05 06:00

Twitter won’t have to face a group lawsuit alleging systematic discrimination against female software engineers following a court ruling.


Volkswagen faces first mass diesel lawsuit on home turf

2019-09-27 07:53

Car behemoth Volkswagen will face a German court Monday, as hundreds of thousands of owners of manipulated diesel cars demand compensation four years after the country's largest post-war industrial scandal erupted.

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating users' privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent

2019-08-08 10:28

A new class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record customers without informing them.

More than 400 737 Max pilots are suing Boeing over an 'unprecedented cover-up' of flaws in the plane's design

2019-06-24 17:04

The pilots accuse Boeing of putting profit before safety, and say the continued grounding of the 737 Max has made their careers less certain.

AYO served summons to pay back R4.3bn to PIC

2019-05-31 20:34

The Public Investment Corporation and the Government Employees Pension Fund have served AYO Technology Solutions summons, seeking a court to order that it pay back R4.3bn, including interest.

An Australian worker won a landmark privacy case against his employer after he was fired for refusing to use a fingerprint scanner

2019-05-22 14:43

The case raises questions about biometric data collection and ownership, and highlights an increased concern over personal privacy.

Uber faces R17.5bn tax suit from lawyer who took on Brexit

2019-02-06 19:34

The lawyer who spearheaded a landmark court case - which ended with the European Union’s top court ruling that the UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit - appeared in court on Wednesday for a fresh battle, this time with Uber.

Herbalife distributors claim in $1 billion lawsuit that 'success' events were a sham

2018-08-21 20:42

Some distributors who claim they were duped by Herbalife's promises they'd get rich selling health and personal care products are suing the company for as much as $1 billion in damages

Kim Kardashian faces another lawsuit

2018-07-19 14:10

Reality star Kim Kardashian is in hot water – again!

Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks: Long list of organisations that "want Tesla to die" - Musk

2018-06-20 21:17

A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric automaker alleged in a federal lawsuit.

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