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Second John Travolta Accuser Hires Gloria Allred

Second John Travolta Accuser Hires Gloria Allred

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The second anonymous masseur who sued John Travolta, claiming sexual battery and sexual harassment, has hired lawyer Gloria Allred, much as the first accuser did earlier this week.The second masseur withdrew his…

First John Travolta Accuser Hires Gloria Allred

First John Travolta Accuser Hires Gloria Allred

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The first of two men to file a sexual battery and sexual harassment lawsuit against John Travolta may revisit his case after dropping his complaint earlier this week.The unidentified masseur has hired high-profile …

Fired Las Vegas Hotel Worker Sues for Pregnancy Discrimination, Wages

Fired Las Vegas Hotel Worker Sues for Pregnancy Discrimination, Wages

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — Melodee Megia, a former employee at The Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, claims she was told she was fired from her job for saying “bye bye” on the telephone instead of “goodbye” while eight-months pregn…

John Travolta’s Sexual Assault Accuser Drops Lawsuit

John Travolta’s Sexual Assault Accuser Drops Lawsuit

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — After two men filed lawsuits, alleging that John Travolta sexually harassed them, the actor’s initial accuser has dropped his lawsuit, TMZ.com reports.The masseur, identified only as John Doe, accused Travolta i…

JPMorgan Faces New Lawsuits Over Bets Gone ‘Horribly Wrong’

JPMorgan Faces New Lawsuits Over Bets Gone ‘Horribly Wrong’

Chris Hondros/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — JPMorgan Chase now faces two new lawsuits from shareholders angry over the bank’s two billion dollar trading loss.  The suits, filed in federal court in New York, allege JPMorgan misled investors about…

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Files $1M Suit Against NYC Hotel Maid

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Files $1M Suit Against NYC Hotel Maid

Jim Spellman/Wire Image(WASHINGTON) — On the day he may well have been sworn in as the new president of France, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn filed a million dollar countersuit against the New York City hotel maid who…

UCSD Sued for Transplanting Cancerous Kidney

UCSD Sued for Transplanting Cancerous Kidney

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — A California man is suing the University of California-San Diego Medical Center after receiving a cancerous kidney during a transplant operation.  Despite signing a document electing not to accept a kidney fr…

CBS Sues ABC, Claims New Series Is a Rip-Off of "Big Brother"

CBS Sues ABC, Claims New Series Is a Rip-Off of "Big Brother"

Hemera/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — CBS wasn’t kidding around when it threatened legal action against ABC for developing a series that the Eye network claims is too similar to its reality show Big Brother.Entertainment Weekly reports CBS filed a lawsuit …

Honda Hybrid MPG Suit Tossed By Judge

Honda Hybrid MPG Suit Tossed By Judge

Mark Elias/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A Los Angeles judge Wednesday overturned a small-claims court ruling against American Honda Motor Co. over the lower-than-advertised gas mileage of its 2006 Civic Hybrid.Heather Peters had sued for …

John Travolta Facing Second Sexual Battery Lawsuit

John Travolta Facing Second Sexual Battery Lawsuit

Ryan Pierse/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — A second masseur has come forward to make a sexual battery claim against John Travolta.Earlier this week, an unidentified masseur alleged in a $2 million lawsuit that Travolta touched his private parts in front …

Texas Grandma Claims She Was Fired for Having Breast Cancer

Texas Grandma Claims She Was Fired for Having Breast Cancer

ABC (HOUSTON) — A Texas grandmother of five says she was wrongfully fired from her job because she got cancer. Now, she’s suing for employment discrimination.Janet Hustus, 53, was working as the Conference Meetings Director for Crowne Plaza Houston in…

Lindsay Lohan Settles Lawsuit with Former Betty Ford Center Employee

Lindsay Lohan Settles Lawsuit with Former Betty Ford Center Employee

Toby Canham/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Lindsay Lohan has reportedly settled a lawsuit brought by a then-employee at the Betty Ford Center over a scuffle they had while the actress was rehabbing there in late 2010.Dawn Holland had alleged Lohan grabbe…

Yeardley Love’s Mother Sues Lacrosse Coaches Over Daughter’s Death

Yeardley Love’s Mother Sues Lacrosse Coaches Over Daughter’s Death

Albemarle/Charlottesville Regional Jail(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The mother of slain University of Virgnia lacrosse star Yeardley Love is suing the coaches of the men’s lacrosse team for ignoring George Huguely’s assaults on other students, including a…

Homeowners’ Association Sues Texas Army Captain Over Swing Set

Homeowners’ Association Sues Texas Army Captain Over Swing Set

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MINEOLA, Texas) — Bill Fry never expected to come home from Afghanistan to find himself embroiled in a war with his neighborhood homeowners’ association over a swing set for his kids. Fry, 45, a captain with the Texas Army Natio…

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Georgia Teen Sues Cyberbullying Classmates

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(ACWORTH, Ga.) — A Georgia teenager is suing two of her classmates for creating a cruel Facebook page in her name after school officials and authorities said the matter was out of their control.Alex Boston, 14, of Acworth, …

Yeardley Love’s Mom Sues Killer George Huguely for $30M

Yeardley Love’s Mom Sues Killer George Huguely for $30M

Albemarle/Charlottesville Regional Jail(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — The mother of slain UVA lacrosse star Yeardley Love is suing her daughter’s convicted killer and ex-boyfriend George Huguely V for $30 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.Huguely, 25, kil…

KFC Must Pay $8.3M to Family of Brain-Damaged Girl

KFC Must Pay $8.3M to Family of Brain-Damaged Girl

KFC/Hemera/Thinkstock(SYDNEY) — The family of a girl who was left brain-damaged after eating a chicken wrap at a KFC restaurant was awarded $8.35 million ($8 million Australian) Friday by an Australian court.Monika Samaan, then 7, and her family becam…

Teens’ Facebook Death Threats Are Subject of Free Speech Lawsuit

Teens’ Facebook Death Threats Are Subject of Free Speech Lawsuit

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LAKE COUNTY, Ind.) — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against an Indiana middle school for expelling three students who allegedly threatened to kill other classmates on Facebook. The ACLU sui…

W. Va. Woman Fights to Collect $10 Million from Debt Collectors

W. Va. Woman Fights to Collect $10 Million from Debt Collectors

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WHEELING, W.Va.) — In a twist of irony, a West Virginia woman is trying to collect money from a collection agency. Diana Mey, of Wheeling, W. Va., won the largest judgment ever against an abusive debt collection company — mor…

Will Citigroup Shareholders Sue over Executive Compensation?

Will Citigroup Shareholders Sue over Executive Compensation?

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Citigroup may get one step closer to a potential legal onslaught from shareholders if it proceeds with its compensation package, which was contested by investors in a rare failed “say-on-pay” vote this week.Cit…

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