Lawsuit

  • Chinese nature park owners sue Paramount over 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' scenes 4 days ago

    Beijing: The owners of a Chinese nature park have filed a lawsuit against the makers of the latest Transformers film because it failed to include the park's logo, a court said on Friday. The Transformers films are wildly popular in China, and Chinese companies from milk producers to banks have flocked...
  • This is what nightmares are made of. Alabama man who went in for a circumcision is suing the hospital that amputated his penis 4 days ago

    An Alabama man who went in to a hospital last month for a circumcision awoke after surgery to find his penis had been amputated, his lawyer said on Thursday. Johnny Lee Banks Jr., 56, said in a lawsuit filed in state court earlier this week that no one at the Princeton...
  • Golden Globe producers, organizers settle lawsuit July 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: The organization that puts on the Golden Globe Awards and the company that produces the telecast have resolved their long-standing court battle over rights to the show. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and dick clark productions announced Monday that the 2010 lawsuit has been settled. The terms were not...
  • Apple iPhone 'threat to national security': Chinese media July 12, 2014

    Beijing: A Chinese state broadcaster has accused US technology giant Apple of threatening national security through its iPhone's ability to track and time-stamp a user's location. The "frequent locations" function, which can be switched on or off by users, could be used to gather "extremely sensitive data", and even state secrets,...
  • US man files lawsuit seeking $2 undecillion over dog bite May 19, 2014

    New York: A man in the US has filed a lawsuit over a dog bite, demanding what is believed to be the largest amount of compensation ever - USD 2,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. Anton Purisima, 62, filed the hand-scribbled lawsuit in Manhattan federal court seeking the huge amount and, in turn, likely setting a...
  • Beats music service sued by former executive amid possible sale to Apple May 18, 2014

    New York: Beats Electronics, which is close to being sold to Apple Inc for $3.2 billion, has been sued by the founder of a music service Beats bought two years ago claiming he has been cheated out of his share of the company. David Hyman, the founder of the music subscription...
  • Selena Gomez to testify in paparazzo lawsuit against boyfriend Justin Bieber March 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez is reportedly going to testify in court in relation to a lawsuit launched by a paparazzo against her boyfriend Justin Bieber. The paparazzo said that the 'Come & Get It' singer was with Bieber during the alleged attack in 2012 and she was subpoenad in the...
  • Lawsuit filed in US court against Malaysia Airlines, Boeing March 26, 2014

    The Malaysia Airlines and Boeing are facing a "multi-million dollar" lawsuit in the US after a law firm sought documents related to possible design or mechanical defects that could have led to the crash of a flight carrying 239 people. The lawsuit was filed by Chicago-based Ribbeck Law Chartered on Tuesday...
  • Musician John Mayer sues watch broker for USD 700,000 for selling him fake Rolex watches March 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer John Mayer is suing a watch broker for USD 700,000 for allegedly getting sold Rolex watches containing fake parts. The 36-year-old singer filed a lawsuit against Robert Maron, the watch dealer to the stars who sold him USD 5,000,000 worth of timepieces. Mayer claims seven of them were designated...
  • Google, Viacom settle landmark YouTube lawsuit March 18, 2014

    New York: Google Inc (GOOG.O) has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission. The settlement ends seven years of litigation that drew wide attention from Hollywood, the music industry and Internet companies,...
  • Sonia Gandhi not to depose in human rights violation case: Attorney January 27, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will not depose in US in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her by a Sikh rights group, her attorney has said. Responding to a demand made by Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), Sonia's attorney Ravi Batra told that she will not depose in the case. SFJ's...
  • Tom Cruise drops defamation lawsuit against American magazine December 21, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise has avoided going to trial with owners at America's In Touch and Life and Style magazine after reaching a settlement over his $50 million defamation lawsuit. The 51-year-old launched legal action against owners at Bauer Media Group in November over the magazines' 2012 suggestions that he...
  • Samsung loses bid to ban sales of Apple's iPhones, iPads in South Korea December 12, 2013

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday lost its bid to ban sales of Apple Inc's older iPhone and iPad in South Korea, as a court dismissed a lawsuit claiming the US firm had infringed three of Samsung's mobile patents. The lawsuit was part of the tech giants' global courtroom battle...
  • Indian techie files lawsuit against Bosch November 20, 2013

    An Indian techie has filed a lawsuit against Bosch, a German multinational engineering and electronics company, alleging that the firm compelled Indian employees in the US to pay their tax refunds back to it. In a lawsuit filed through national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann ~~amp;amp; Bernstein, LLP ("Lieff Cabraser"),...
  • Tom Cruise files lawsuit against two magazines November 6, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise has filed a lawsuit against the publishers of Life and Style and In Touch magazines, defending his parenting skills, reports tmz.com. The $50 million defamation lawsuit targets Bauer Publishing Co.'s two magazines that published the headlines 'Suri in Tears: Abandoned by Her Dad' and 'Abandoned By...
  • US: Judge stops lawsuits against Detroit bankruptcy July 25, 2013

    Detroit: A federal judge agreed with Detroit today and stopped any lawsuits challenging the city's bankruptcy, declaring his courtroom the exclusive venue for legal action in the largest filing by a local government in US history. The decision by US Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes was a major victory for Detroit, especially...
  • Apple, Amazon end dispute over 'app store' name July 10, 2013

    New York: Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have ended their lawsuit over who has the right to use the "app store" name, clearing the way for both companies to use it. US District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday ordered that the case be dismissed at the companies' request,...
  • Tom Cruise pays USD 50K a week for daughter Suri's safety June 30, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actor Tom Cruise reportedly pays $50,000-a-week to bodyguards to protect his seven-year-old daughter Suri. One of the 'Oblivion' star's main reasons for hiring security is the constant paparazzi that follows Suri and his ex-wife, Katie Holmes, all the time. "Tom is always surrounded by two rings of plainclothed security agents....
  • New York: Police sued over surveillance of Muslims June 19, 2013

    New York: The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities, accusing the police of trampling on religious freedoms and constitutional guarantees of equality. The surveillance by the NYPD's intelligence division has extended beyond New York City's...
  • US Senator calls for lawsuit over government surveillance June 14, 2013

    Washington: Republican Senator Rand Paul on Thursday encouraged Americans to be part of a class-action lawsuit against the US government for its vast domestic surveillance program his latest salvo against the Obama administration's national security measures. Paul, a Tea Party favorite who is seen as a contender for the 2016 presidential...
  • Kardashians forced to change beauty brand name after lawsuit May 11, 2013

    Los Angeles: Kardashian sisters Kourtney, Kim and Khloe were forced to rename their beauty brand after losing a year long trademark battle with a Florida based cosmetics company Kroma. The Kardashian sisters changed the name of their makeup line from Khroma Beauty to Kardashian Beauty, reported New York Daily news. The Kardashians'...
  • Fragrance company files a lawsuit against Selena Gomez April 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Fragrance company Adrenalina Inc. has filed a lawsuit against singer Selena Gomez for not binding to her contract. Adrenalina Inc. claims Gomez had signed a deal with the company in 2011. The deal gave them allowance to develop fragrance products using her name. However, Gomez and her agent reportedly ended...
  • Sylvester Stallone settles lawsuit with contractor April 14, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone has settled his case against contractor Mohamed Hadid, who he sued for USD 1.4 million. The 'Rocky' actor alleged that Hadid did a bad job of renovating his property, describing him as an 'unscrupulous, unlicensed predator' but the case has now been settled out...
  • Shutterfly sues to shut down Kodak photo app March 24, 2013

    Wilmington: Photo service Shutterfly Inc has sued to shut down an Eastman Kodak Co app that lets users purchase photo albums made from pictures stored on Facebook Inc's social media network, according to court documents. Shutterfly bought the Kodak Gallery online photo business for $23.8 million last year, and as part...
  • Apple sued for infringing 15 security-related patents March 21, 2013

    Bangalore: Intertrust Technologies Corp, a software firm owned by a group that includes Sony Corp and Royal Philips Electronics, said it has sued Apple Inc for infringing 15 patents relating to security. The lawsuit covers devices such as the iPhone and iPad, Mac computers and laptops, Apple TV and services including...
  • Citigroup agrees to pay $730 million to settle with investors March 19, 2013

    New York: Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $730 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who said they were misled by the company's disclosures. Purchasers of the bank's debt and preferred stock between 2006 and 2008 claimed there were misstatements and omissions in the disclosures, Citigroup...
  • CEO Tim Cook may have to testify in Apple e-books case March 9, 2013

    Bangalore: Apple CEO Tim Cook could be deposed in the US government's lawsuit against the company over alleged price-setting in the e-book market. In a one-page order, US District Judge Denise Cote on Friday said she will hold a telephone conference on March 13 to consider the government's request for Cook's...
  • Facebook hit with fresh IPO-related lawsuit March 5, 2013

    Wilmington: A Facebook Inc shareholder has sued the social networking company's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and others over its troubled IPO, potentially reviving legal claims that a different court dismissed in February. The lawsuit by Gaye Jones alleges that the company's directors and officers knew that Facebook did not disclose weaker...
  • Samsung's $1 billion bill in Apple case reduced by $450 million March 3, 2013

    San Francisco: The two biggest - and bitterest - rivals in the smartphone market will have to endure another bruising trial after a federal judge ruled that jurors miscalculated nearly half the $1 billion in damages it found Samsung Electronics owed Apple Inc. for patent infringement. US District Judge Lucy Koh...
  • Samsung says loses a Japan patent lawsuit to Apple February 28, 2013

    Seoul: A Tokyo court on Thursday ruled in favour of Apple Inc in a patent lawsuit over mobile devices filed by Samsung Electronics, the South Korean firm said. The world's top two smartphone makers are engaged in a global legal battle over patents on smartphones and tablets, as they vie to...