The last few months haven't been kind to Uber, with every sort of legal problem hitting the company. That pile just got a little bigger thanks to the Waymo case and Uber's self-driving vehicle program.
Business Tech May 26, 2017
A woman filed a lawsuit against Jelly Belly over the sugar content of Sports Beans. The sweets company used the term evaporated cane juice instead of just sugar in its ingredients list.
Public Health May 26, 2017
Last fall, Pandora debuted a new logo that looked quite similar to PayPal's. In response, the online payment service is taking the music streaming company to court.
Business Tech May 23, 2017
A Florida woman, who sued Starbucks after suffering severe burns from a coffee from one of its outlets, was awarded $100,000 as damages. A Duval County court jury reached this decision on May 17.
Business Tech May 21, 2017
In what has been a tense legal battle since the start of the year, Qualcomm has thrown the next punch at Apple. But it may not be in the most direct way.
Business Tech May 17, 2017
A 67-year-old Australian man is suing American Airlines after spending a 14-hour flight seated next to two obese passengers who encroached on his space. The man says he suffered neck and back injuries as a result.
Business Tech May 7, 2017
Medical marijuana manufacturers filed a lawsuit against the New York State Health Department. This lawsuit challenged the health department's plan of expanding registered marijuana manufacturers in the state from 5 to 10.
Public Health May 3, 2017
A U.S.-based law firm is looking to put together a class-action lawsuit against Google and Huawei for the reported early shutdown and bootloop issues of the Nexus 6P. Affected users are highly recommended to participate in the lawsuit.
Business Tech April 17, 2017
Qualcomm has fired back at Apple, escalating the legal dispute over royalties by filing a countersuit. The fight is heating up and Qualcomm says Apple played dirty, so here's what you need to know.
Business Tech April 11, 2017
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 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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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 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
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 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 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 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-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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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 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