Tag: Lawsuits

Congressional Democrats To File Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress agreed to file a lawsuit Wednesday against President Trump alleging that by retaining interests in a global business empire he has violated constitutional restrictions on taking gifts and benefits from foreign leaders. The lead senator filing the complaint in federal district court, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), said Tuesday that…

Judge Approves $25-Million Agreement To Settle Trump University Lawsuit

A judge on Friday approved an agreement reached with President Trump to pay $25 million to settle three lawsuits filed against him over Trump University real estate seminars, US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego had been expected to sign off on the agreement, which was reached last year, ending nearly seven years of…

Judge In Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump’s Travel Ban

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday evening extended his previous order that halts President Trump’s revised travel ban. He made his decision after hearing arguments from the government and from Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, who argued that Trump’s order was like a “neon sign flashing ‘Muslim ban, Muslim ban’” and that Watson’s earlier…

Judge Orders Trump’s EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt To Release 3,000 Emails

A judged ordered Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency pick to release thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies. Judge Aletia Haynes Timmons from Oklahoma County District said to Pruitt’s office that it would have to hand over the emails to the Center for Media and Democracy, or CMD,…

Federal Court Rules Against Trump & Reinstating Travel Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled against reinstating President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. READ THE COURT’S RULING (PDF) CLICK HERE Citing a failure by the government to show that a stay of a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban would “cause irreparable damage,” a panel of three…

Trump: Even ‘Bad’ High-School Students Would Rule in My Favor

President Trump on Wednesday spoke on behalf of his own executive order in front of law-enforcement officers. Reading from U.S. law, he declared that even a “bad high-school student” would side with him in his legal battle to keep citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. “This was done, very importantly, for…

Federal Judges To Hear Challenge To Trump’s Travel Ban Tuesday

On Monday evening, the Department of Justice filed a 15-page brief defending President Trump’s executive order on immigration, and moments later, it was announced the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to his travel ban on Tuesday. Last week, a federal judge temporarily suspended parts of the travel ban against people from…

Gloria Allred: Acusser Will Sue Trump – WATCH LIVE

A woman who accused Donald Trump of sexually inappropriate contact will file a lawsuit against the president-elect on Tuesday, according to attorney Gloria Allred. A press conference in Los Angeles with the accuser and Allred is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. local time. At least 13 women, including the president-elect’s first wife, have accused Trump of…

Run-DMC Sues WalMart, Amazon for $50M

Seminal rap group Run-DMC has filed a $50 million lawsuit that accuses WalMart, Amazon, and other stores of selling items using its trademarked name and logo without permission. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels is listed as the suit’s plaintiff. The lawsuit claims the retailers mentioned in the filing have not only improperly profited from such sales but…

JonBenét Ramsey’s Brother Sues CBS Over Doc Series

JonBenét Ramsey’s older brother has filed a lawsuit claiming that CBS, producers, and experts interviewed in its program, The Case of JonBenét Ramsey, conspired to defame him for financial gain. Burke Ramsey, 29, is seeking $750 million, alleging that his reputation was ruined by the documentary miniseries’ conclusion: that he killed his 6-year-old sister. The…

Obama To Veto Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

President Obama will veto the bill that would allow 9/11 victims and their families to sue countries like Saudi Arabia for any role they may have played in the deadly terror attacks. The president has previously expressed skepticism about the legislation, saying it would unnecessarily harm relations with the Saudis, but the bill passed both…

Fox News Gretchen Carlson Settles Sexual-Harassment Lawsuit For $20M

Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson settled her sexual-harassment lawsuit against former Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, 21st Century Fox announced Tuesday morning. According to Vanity Fair, the two parties reached an agreement to settle for $20 million. As part of the agreement, Carlson agreed not to bring further lawsuits against other network…

Lawsuit: Fox News Is a Misogynistic Cult

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has filed a lawsuit claiming that she faced retaliation after complaining about sexual harassment from the cable channel’s former chief, Roger Ailes. In the suit, filed Monday, Tantaros claims the network “masquerades as a defender of traditional family values, but behind the scenes, it operates like a sex-fueled, Playboy…

Melania Trump to Sue Daily Mail for Defamation

Melania Trump is set to take legal action against The Daily Mail over an article she claims is defamatory about her personal background. The Mail and several other outlets ran a story last week raising “troubling questions” about Melania’s visa status upon first meeting Donald Trump, while also alleging that salacious details about her employment…

Bill O’Reilly Suing ‘Cheating’ Ex-Wife For $10M

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly reportedly plans to sue his ex-wife Maureen McPhilmy, accusing her of misleading him on the terms of their separation agreement, according to court documents unearthed Monday by Gawker. The documents, which were intended to remain secret, also show that O’Reilly believes McPhilmy used funds from their agreement to subsidize her…

Justice Department Sues North Carolina Over Anti-LGBT Bathroom Law

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday filed a federal lawsuit against the state of North Carolina over its controversial “bathroom law,” according to the Associated Press. The Department of Justice is seeking a permanent injunction to block the law and a declaration that the law is discriminatory. North Carolina had filed its own lawsuit against…

Woman Sues Starbucks Over Too Much Ice In Her Drink [VIDEO]

Illinois Starbucks customer Stacy Pincus is suing Starbucks for false advertising. Pincus claims that the company does not follow the advertised amount of coffee to ice ratio. Though Starbucks advertises that they maintain a specific number of ounces of coffee , lemonade, or tea in their drinks, customers are claiming they are being shorted. The…

Johnson & Johnson Loses Cancer Lawsuit [VIDEO]

Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $72 million to a family of a woman who died from ovarian cancer, that she claimed was caused by using the brand’s talcum powder and other products. The St. Louis Circuit Court jury ruled in favor of plaintiff Jacqueline Fox, finding that the company failed to warn the…

LinkedIn to Pay $13M in ‘Spam’ Lawsuit [VIDEO]

LinkedIn has agreed to pay $13 million in a settlement for a class-action lawsuit alleging the social network sent emails to members’ contacts without their consent. The settlement applies to LinkedIn members who used the “Add Connections” feature between Sept. 17, 2011 and Oct. 31, 2014, which allowed people to import their email contacts and…

Sofia Vergara Talks About Embryos Fight With Ex-Nick Loeb [VIDEO]

Sofía Vergara and Nick Loeb appeared on separate morning shows Thursday to discuss their embryo battle. On Good Morning America Sofia vow that this would be “the last time” she addresses the legal battle because she doesn’t “think it’s fair.” She is busy promoting her upcoming movie Hot Pursuit with Reese Witherspoon, so she said…

Shoulder Injury Has Manny Pacquiao Facing a $5 Million Lawsuit

Manny Pacquiao is facing a law suit after news broke that he was suffering from a shoulder injury before he the fight with Floyd Mayweather on Saturday. “PacMan”, 36, is being investigated by officials in Nevada, for a reported rotator cuff tear. Pacquiao filled out a form that included a question about his health, but…

Ex Sues Floyd Mayweather For $20 Million [VIDEO]

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s ex-girlfriend filed a $20 million lawsuit against the boxer Tuesday, accusing the recent victor of defaming her in an interview with Katie Couric in April. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleges Mayweather wrongly describes her as a drug abuser while recounting a 2010 domestic violence incident against Harris. Mayweather…

Prince Andrew Is Named in Underage Sex Slave Lawsuit [VIDEO]

One of the women who claims to have been sexually abused and loaned about by millionaire Jeffrey Epstein claims in a lawsuit that she was given as an underage ”sex slave” to Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. She claims she was forced to have sex with the prince in London, New York, and on…

Pharrell Williams Is Not Happy! Warns YouTube With $1B Lawsuit [VIDEO]

A handler for a bunch of music superstars, including Pharrell Williams, is telling YouTube that it had better remove about 20,000 videos or face a $1 billion lawsuit. Music-business heavyweight Irving Azoff, who founded the new legal group Global Music Rights, has told the video juggernaut that it does not have performance rights to thousands…

Lawsuit Seeks $500M Over Ebola Gowns

A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases. The suit filed this week alleges that the company knew for at least a year that its Microcool Breathable High Performance Surgical Gown had failed tests of impermeability to blood and microbes, but…

[VIDEO] Lawsuit Against Cops That Smashed Window, Tasered Passenger

A family is suing a police department after a traffic stop ended with officers smashing a car window and using a Taser. The episode was caught on cellphone camera by the driver’s 14-year-old son who was on the back seat. Lawyers for Lisa Mahone and her boyfriend Jamal Jones say excessive force was used during…

Committee will hold hearing authorizing lawsuit against Obama

House Rules Committee will hold 1st hearing on resolution authorizing lawsuit against President Obama July 16. House Speaker Boehner, R-Ohio, says lawsuit will focus on President Obama ‘effectively creating his own law by literally waiving the [Affordable Care Act] employer mandate’. President Obama is calling this a ‘Stunt’ and the American people seem to agree.

Dodgers found negligent in 2011 beating of Giants fan

A jury has found the Los Angeles Dodgers negligent in the case of the 2011 beating that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow with devastating injuries. Stow was awarded about $18 million in damages, with the Dodgers being responsible for a quarter of the sum. The two men who attacked Stow were ordered to…