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New York City Upset With Verizon, Sues The Carrier: Here's Why

New York City officials filed a lawsuit against Verizon claiming that the company failed to fulfill the terms of an agreement signed with the city nine years ago. Company officials, however, denied these charges made against them.

Internet March 14, 2017

Texas 'Wrongful Birth' Bill May Prevent Parents From Suing Doctors For Witholding Info On Baby Abnormalities

Texas 'wrongful birth' bill may prevent the parents from suing the doctors for withholding the information on baby abnormality especially if they feel the client may seek abortion. The proponents of the bill, however, said the measure would only seek to right the wrong.

Public Health March 9, 2017

Parents File Charges Over 14-Month-Old Baby’s Death During Dentist Visit

The parents of 14-month-old Daisy Lynn who died after a dental procedure in North Austin have filed a lawsuit against the dentist, an anesthesiologist, and the dentist office. Learn more details about the alleged dental malpractice.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 3, 2017

Nintendo Throws Blue Shell At Business That Lets You Play 'Mario Kart' In Real Life

Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against Tokyo-based MariCar for copyright infringement. The 'Mario Kart'-inspired business offers go-kart tours around the city, with riders provided costumes of various Nintendo characters.

Business Tech February 25, 2017

Kesha Releases Damaging New Emails In Dr. Luke Lawsuit: Producer Scolded Her For Turkey And Diet Coke Meal

Kesha has released new emails in her lawsuit against her former music producer Dr. Luke. In one email, Luke calls out the singer for eating turkey and Diet Coke instead of fasting.

Celebrities February 20, 2017

SiriusXM's Howard Stern Sued For Airing IRS Phone Call Live On Satellite Radio Show

Howard Stern is being sued by a woman who says he negligently aired her private IRS phone call live on his SiriusXM satellite radio show. The woman is also suing the U.S. government.

Internet February 16, 2017

ACLU Sues White House Over Trump Immigration Ban And Shatters Fundraising Records: $24 Million This Weekend

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) shattered all fundraising records this weekend, after suing the White House over President Trump's immigration ban. ACLU received $24 million in donations to keep fighting the executive order.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

Qualcomm Under Siege: Apple Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against Chip Maker For Inflated Royalty Payments

Apple has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm for unfair charges on royalties. The accusations come just days after the FTC filed a complaint against the chip maker for anti-competitive practices.

Business Tech January 21, 2017

Ex-Microsoft Online Moderators Forced To Watch Child Porn Sue Company For Failing To Treat Their PTSD

Two former Microsoft employees are suing the company for failing to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder. The employees had to watch child pornography, gruesome murders, and other disturbing material as part of the job, which gave them PTSD.

Business Tech January 12, 2017

Coca-Cola Lawsuit Claims Beverage Company Misled Public To Consume Unhealthy Drinks

Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association face lawsuit over deceptive marketing practices to promote and sell sugar-sweetened beverages. The Praxis Project advocacy group filed the complaint.

Public Health January 9, 2017

Tesla Sued After Model X Crashes Into Living Room But Tesla Points To Possible Driver Error

Tesla Model X owner Ji Chang Son has sued Tesla Motors Inc. after his electric SUV suddenly accelerated and crashed into his living room, he claims. But Tesla asserts its cars 'do not accelerate without the driver instructing it to do so.'

Business Tech January 1, 2017

Facial Wash St. Ives Apricot Scrub Faces Lawsuit Over Ingredient That May Cause Skin Damage

St. Ives Apricot Scrub parent company Unilever faces a lawsuit over the ingredient used in its popular skin product. The plaintiffs said this ingredient can cause skin damage.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 30, 2016

SiriusXM Settles The Turtles Oldies Copyright Lawsuit For Up To $99 Million

Satellite radio company SiriusXM has settled a series of copyright lawsuits related to its playing of pre-1972 recordings for an amount which could reach $99 million. The class action lawsuits were filed on behalf of the 60s group the Turtles, who performed the classic hit oldie 'Happy Together.'

Internet December 2, 2016

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay More Than $1 Billion To Patients Injured By Pinnacle Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Orthopedics were ordered to pay $1.04 billion in compensatory and punitive damages to patients who were injured by the metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants. The amount is the third largest jury award of 2016.

Feature | Health December 1, 2016

Pirate Bay, Torrentz And Other File-Sharing Sites Hosted Film Downloads After Talent Agency Illegally Streamed Them: Lawsuit

Top movie studio Warner Bros. has sued a Hollywood talent agency for illegally streaming two of its films. Warner claims the films wound up on torrent sites like The Pirate Bay and Torrentz where they could be illegally downloaded by thousands of file sharers.

Internet October 26, 2016

Apple Claims About 90 Percent Of Its Chargers Sold On Amazon Are Fake

Apple filed a lawsuit against company Mobile Star for selling allegedly counterfeit products under the Apple logo and brand on Amazon.com.

Apple October 20, 2016

Kickass Torrents Defense: Torrents Are Not Copyrighted Material, Case Must Be Dismissed

Kickass Torrents’ defense team has filed a motion to dismiss the U.S. government’s case against the former file-sharing website. The defense argues that torrents in and of themselves are not copyrighted material.

Internet October 19, 2016

Kim Kardashian Sues Website For Claiming She Lied About Paris Robbery

Kim Kardashian has filed a lawsuit against gossip website mediatakeout.com. The reality star claims that the website knowingly published false information suggesting that she faked her recent robbery in Paris, France.

Celebrities October 11, 2016

Ohio Bridal Shop Suing Texas Hospital Whose Negligence Got It Called The ‘Ebola Store’

Ohio-based bridal shop filed a suit against a Texas Hospital because one of its nurses unknowingly contracted the Ebola virus and visited the boutique. The business was temporarily shut down by the authorities and never reopened because of the clients' reluctance.

Public Health October 6, 2016

More Cancer-Related Talcum Powder Lawsuits Filed Against Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is facing a new lawsuit from a woman in California who claims the company's talcum powder has given her ovarian cancer. The company argues there is no scientific evidence to support the link.

Public Health September 27, 2016

TMZ Wins Jared Leto Lawsuit Over Posting Taylor Swift Curse Video

Online gossip website TMZ has prevailed in a lawsuit brought against it by actor Jared Leto. The site aired a video of Leto cursing Taylor Swift, footage which he says was transferred to TMZ illegally.

Celebrities September 25, 2016

Steam Pulls Digital Homicide's Games After It Sued 100 Users Of The Community For $18 Million, Devs Respond

Valve pulls all of Digital Homicides' games off Steam after the game developer/publisher sued 100 anonymous Steam users. Digital Homicide responds and is currently seeking legal representation for what can possibly be a lawsuit against Valve.

Business Tech September 18, 2016

First Lawsuit Filed Against Samsung For Exploding Galaxy Note 7: Many More To Come?

A man from Florida has filed what could be the first lawsuit in the United States against Samsung related to the exploding battery of the Galaxy Note 7. Will there be more lawsuits in the near future for the company?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 17, 2016

News Groups Suing FBI For Information On How The Agency Cracked San Bernardino iPhone

Three news organizations have come together to sue the FBI over the hack of the San Bernardino iPhone. They believe the information on how the hack was achieved needs to be released to the public, and as such, they are looking to the courts to force the agency to concede.

Security September 16, 2016

Samsung Is Sued After Galaxy S7 Edge Explodes And Causes Third-Degree Burns

The first lawsuit against Samsung due to the explosion of its Galaxy S7 edge has already been filed. It threatens to expand the controversy involving the latest Galaxy Note 7, which is already being recalled in several countries for overheating issues.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 14, 2016

AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit Dismissed By US Appeals Court

A federal appeals court in California dismissed FTC's lawsuit against AT&T. However, with its FCC case still unsettled, the telecommunications company's woes still aren't over.

Business Tech August 30, 2016

Viral Web Sensation 'Grumpy Cat' Caught Up In Copyright Battle

The internet’s most famous feline, known as 'Grumpy Cat', is caught up in a legal battle. Grumpy’s owners have just filed for a default judgment against a company which they say used Grumpy’s image and name to sell unauthorized products.

Internet August 30, 2016

Detroit Couple Files Lawsuit Against Niantic Labs: 'Pokémon GO' Transformed Their Street Into A 'Nightmare'

A couple from Detroit, Michigan has filed a class action lawsuit against Niantic Labs as 'Pokémon GO' transformed their once quiet street into a 'nightmare.' The lawsuit is seeking for a share of the profits generated by the game.

Video Games August 17, 2016

Ed Sheeran Sued For Plagiarism Of Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On' On 'Thinking Out Loud': Compare The Songs Here

Pop star Ed Sheeran has been hit with a plagiarism lawsuit. The singer is accused of lifting Marvin Gaye’s classic 'Let’s Get It On' for use in one of his biggest chart hits, 'Thinking Out Loud.'

Celebrities August 12, 2016

Twitter Not Liable For ISIS 'Hateful Rhetoric': Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Claiming Twitter Supported The Islamic State Group

A judge in a California District Court recently dismissed a lawsuit that accused Twitter of supporting ISIS in its malicious actions. The plaintiffs' arguments were rejected by Judge William H. Orrick, who showed why Twitter is innocent.

Business Tech August 11, 2016

Comcast Credit Checks, Misleading Service Protection Plans Spark Lawsuit: Washington State Sues For $100 Million

The Washington State announced taking Comcast to court, alleging that the enterprise is misleading and overcharging its customers. Should the company lose, it will have to shell out more than $100 million in compensation fees.

Business Tech August 2, 2016

Facebook Sued For $1B By Relatives Of Terrorist Victims For Facilitating The Deadly Attacks

Relatives of victims killed in terrorist attacks have filed a lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly facilitating the incidents. The lawsuit comes a week after Israel's Minister of Internal Security called the social network a 'monster.'

Business Tech July 12, 2016

Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma Not Fazed By Lawsuits: 'If You Want To Sue Us, Sue Us'

Alibaba executive chairman and founder Jack Ma is unfazed by the investigations being launched into the Chinese e-commerce giant. According to Ma, the probes present an opportunity for the company to be better understood.

Business Tech July 11, 2016

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against T-Mobile Over 4G Patent Violations

Huawei has formally filed a complaint against mobile 'un-carrier' T-Mobile over alleged 4G patent violations. Reportedly, T-Mobile has refused to enter licensing agreements with Huawei, forcing the latter entity to seek legal aid in finding a common ground.

Business Tech July 7, 2016

Dangers Of E-Cigarettes? Users File New Lawsuits Over Exploding Devices

E-cigarettes are touted as a safer and more effective approach on the road to smoking cessation. However, reports have been surfacing about the device's potential danger: its batteries can unexpectedly explode.

Public Health July 5, 2016

Oracle To Pay HP Enterprise $3 Billion In Damages After Losing Itanium Lawsuit

Oracle must shell out $3 billion to Hewlett Packard Enterprise after a jury ruled against it in a trial that was on the table for five years. The two companies locked horns over Intel’s Itanium chipset.

Business Tech July 1, 2016

Chinese Company That Sued Apple Over iPhone 6 Patent Infringement Is Just Another Patent Troll

China-based company Baili, which filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, is yet another patent troll. Baili's parent company Digione has been missing in action from the market for more than a year.

Business Tech June 23, 2016

$400 Million iBooks Settlement: E-Book Purchasers To Receive Checks And Credits On June 21

Updates on Apple’s long-standing antitrust lawsuit reveal that affected parties will be receiving their settlements starting June 21. The case was filed back in 2012, when the company was accused of colluding with publishers to increase e-book prices.

Apple June 21, 2016

Ticketmaster Class Action Settlement: How To Claim Your Discounts And Free Tickets

Ticketmaster is sending out free tickets and discounts to customers who purchased tickets from 1999 to 2013. Here is how you can claim the compensation.

Business Tech June 20, 2016

Citigroup Sues AT&T Over 'Thanks' Word: Copyright Infringement

Citigroup sued AT&T after the carrier began a customer-loyalty program. In truth, the credit card company has trademarked the term 'ThankYou' and is furious that AT&T uses it.

Business Tech June 12, 2016

Gawker, Reeling From Hulk Hogan Privacy Lawsuit, Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Here's What Really Happened

Gawker has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and the company is now up for auction. Here’s a rundown of what happened for the online media company to get to this point.

Business Tech June 11, 2016

Amazon Tries To Combat Fake Product Reviews By Suing Its Own Sellers

Amazon wants its five-star review system to remain accurate and trustworthy, and this is why it started to sue sellers who tap into fake, paid recommendations to boost their revenues.

Business Tech June 3, 2016

Apple Gets Sued Because iPhones Can Make Calls And Send Emails

A Texas-based company sued Apple for infringing six of its patents. Corydoras Technologies, LLC, claims that several of Apple's iPad and iPhone models house call and email functionalities that infringe the former's patents.

Business Tech May 24, 2016

Google And Oracle Heading To Trial Over Android Java Copyright Infringement

Google will face Oracle in court again over the Java copyright infringement accusations. The ongoing lawsuit stands before Judge William Alsup again, and the impact of the ruling could be significant for all developers that rely on APIs.

Business Tech May 8, 2016

Apple Loses Trademark Lawsuit Against Chinese Firm: Xintong Tiandi Can Sell Leather 'IPHONE' In China

Apple must share its iPhone brand name with a company in China. The Beijing Municipal High People's Court ruled in favored of Xintong Tiandi Technology, a leather products manufacturer, who trademarked 'IPHONE' many years ago.

Apple May 4, 2016

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