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Lindsay Lohan Sues Clothing Manufacturer

Lindsay Lohan Sues Clothing Manufacturer

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Lindsay Lohan apparently didn’t have her fill of the legal system this week, following her appearance in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday.  The actress is suing D.N.A.M. Apparel Industries for over a million…

Massachusetts Case May Spur Food Allergy Lawsuits

Massachusetts Case May Spur Food Allergy Lawsuits

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In the wake of a landmark settlement, restaurants and other food service outlets may now have to go the extra mile to serve sensitive customers in order to avoid a lawsuit.Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass., is un…

Accused Aurora Shooter James Holmes’ Psychiatrist Sued

Accused Aurora Shooter James Holmes’ Psychiatrist Sued

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office(NEW YORK) — The psychiatrist who treated accused Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooter James Holmes is being sued by a woman whose husband was among the 12 audience members killed at last July’s midnight screening of Th…

Burger King Settles 14-Year Sex Bias Lawsuit

Burger King Settles 14-Year Sex Bias Lawsuit

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Burger King is an expert at making food fast but the same can’t be said about settling lawsuits.It was during the 20th century that numerous women filed sexual harassment and bias claims against Burger King’s large…

Crime Writer Patricia Cornwell Has Her Own Legal Drama

Crime Writer Patricia Cornwell Has Her Own Legal Drama

Hemera/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — Fiction crime writer Patricia Cornwell is used to writing about a heroic medical examiner investigating complex mysteries, but now she is in the middle of a drama of her own, claiming her former financial management firm co…

AIG May Join Suit over US Bailout

AIG May Join Suit over US Bailout

STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The giant insurance company AIG, which was saved from collapse by a $182 billion taxpayer-funded bailout, is reportedly considering joining a lawsuit against the government. According to The New York Times, the …

Icelandic Girl Suing Government to Keep Her Own Name

Icelandic Girl Suing Government to Keep Her Own Name

Hemera/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A teen in Iceland has filed a lawsuit against her government because for her entire life, she legally hasn’t been allowed to use the name her mother gave her.
In Iceland, as in several other countries, the government has a …

R&B Singer to Pay $1.2 Million Reward for Lost Laptop

R&B Singer to Pay $1.2 Million Reward for Lost Laptop

Donna Ward/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A Grammy-nominated R&B singer whose music files disappeared when his laptop was stolen was ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million to a German man who claims to have found the computer in a forest.R&B singer and …

$100 Million Lawsuit Withdrawn in Newtown School Shooting

$100 Million Lawsuit Withdrawn in Newtown School Shooting

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — A Connecticut lawyer has withdrawn a lawsuit filing in the case of the school shooting in Newtown that critics complained was inappropriate.Attorney Irving Pinsky had initially sued the state of Connecticu…

$100 Million Lawsuit Withdrawn in Newtown School Shooting

$100 Million Lawsuit Withdrawn in Newtown School Shooting

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — A Connecticut lawyer has withdrawn a lawsuit filing in the case of the school shooting in Newtown that critics complained was inappropriate.Attorney Irving Pinsky had initially sued the state of Connecticu…

Newtown Survivor’s Family Seeks to Sue State for $100M

Newtown Survivor’s Family Seeks to Sue State for $100M

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEWTOWN, Conn.) — A Connecticut lawyer has filed a request to sue the state for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old girl who survived the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.“Jill Doe was a student on the premises who …

Dental Assistant Fired for Being ‘Irresistible’ Is ‘Devastated’

Dental Assistant Fired for Being ‘Irresistible’ Is ‘Devastated’

ABC News(DES MOINES, Iowa) — After working as a dental assistant for ten years, Melissa Nelson was fired for being too “irresistible” and a “threat” to her employer’s marriage.“I think it is completely wrong,”…

State Supreme Court Rules ‘Irresistible’ Employees Can Be Fired

State Supreme Court Rules ‘Irresistible’ Employees Can Be Fired

Comstock/Thinkstock(DES MOINES, Iowa) — An Iowa dentist was within his legal rights when he fired a longtime employee he found to be “irresistible” and a threat to his marriage, the State Supreme Court unanimously ruled.The seven justices,…

Zach Ward: Bully from “A Christmas Story” Movie Sues, Says He Was Bullied in Real Life

Zach Ward: Bully from “A Christmas Story” Movie Sues, Says He Was Bullied in Real Life

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The actor who played the famous yellow-eyed nemesis to Ralphie in the movie, A Christmas Story, says in a lawsuit he’s the one who was bullied in real life by the National Entertainment Collectibles Association.Zach Ward, who play…

D.C. Man Sues Comcast Over Error That He Claims Cost Him $26,000

D.C. Man Sues Comcast Over Error That He Claims Cost Him $26,000

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In June 2010, Marc Himmelstein called Comcast of the District LLC to cancel his cable and high-speed Internet services in his Northwest Washington, D.C., home, Courthouse News reported.Comcast told Himmelstei…

Jury Awards $109M in Pa. Power Line Death

Jury Awards $109M in Pa. Power Line Death

Hemera/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — A Pennsylvania jury awarded one family $109 million, after two hours of deliberation, in a wrongful death verdict, after a woman was electrocuted for 20 minutes while waiting for utility crews to shut off the power…

George Zimmerman Sues NBC for Portraying Him as a ‘Racist and Predatory Villain’

George Zimmerman Sues NBC for Portraying Him as a ‘Racist and Predatory Villain’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — George Zimmerman, the man facing second-degree murder charges in one of the most racially charged and controversial cases in recent memory, is seeking damages against NBC for portraying him as a “racist and predatory villain.”The …

Reality TV Star Sues Assistant Over Alleged Tell-All Book

Reality TV Star Sues Assistant Over Alleged Tell-All Book

Jesse Grant/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — If a book is titled Hang in There, Baby — What One of the World’s Most Difficult Bosses Taught Me About Life, Work and Love, chances are it will capture the attention of the boss in question.And so Jeff…

Gay Men, Moms Sue Jewish Gay Conversion Therapists

Gay Men, Moms Sue Jewish Gay Conversion Therapists

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Four gay men and two of their mothers filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a New Jersey conversion therapy group that claims to rid men of same-sex attractions and turn them straight. The lawsuit, filed in Superior Court of Ne…

Gap Sued by Shoe Designer over Look-Alike Loafers

Gap Sued by Shoe Designer over Look-Alike Loafers

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Entering a world where Christian Louboutin, Kate Spade and other designers have all tread before, a high-end shoe designer has filed a lawsuit against the Gap, charging the clothing chain with r…

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