Tag Archives: lawsuits

Josh Duggar Sued Over Profile Photo Theft

In Touch reports: In Touch is exclusively reporting that, on March 13, Josh Duggar was served legal papers in the Ashley Madison lawsuit with Matt McCarthy. According to the legal documents exclusively obtained by In Touch, Josh, a used-car salesman, was served at his work in Siloam Springs, AR, by lawyers for the LA-based DJ and photographer who claims Josh ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Families Of Hundreds Of 9/11 Victims Sue Saudi Arabia For “Complicity” In Attack [VIDEO]

New York City’s ABC affiliate reports: In a stunning action seeking to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for 9/11, the families of 800 victims have filed a lawsuit accusing the Saudis of complicity in the worst terror attacks on American soil. The legal action, filed in federal court in Manhattan, details a scenario of involvement by Saudi officials who are said ...

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Former NFL Quarterback Sues “I’m Not Gay No More” Viral Star For $4.5M Over Claims They Had An Affair

The Daily Mail reports: Ex-NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart is suing the male viral video star who claimed they had a sexual relationship for $4.5 million, DailyMail.com can reveal. The man in question, Andrew Caldwell, became famous for another video, in which he screamed in church: ‘I’m not gay no more’. In October 2015, Caldwell went on a radio show and ...

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AP Sues Laura Ingraham’s Site Over Bounced Check

Buzzfeed reports: The Associated Press is suing LifeZette for more than $49,000, claiming that the Laura Ingraham-helmed website failed to pay months of licensing fees. The complaint, filed on Friday in District of Columbia Superior Court, alleges that LifeZette entered into a year-long licensing agreement to use AP content in July 2015, agreeing to pay $4,200 per month. The AP ...

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Melania Amends Libel Suit To Remove Claim She Planned To Rake In Millions Using First Lady Status

Law Newz reports: First Lady Melania Trump has abandoned her claim that she planned to cash in on her First Lady “brand” to sell “apparel, accessories, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, hair care, skin care and fragrance” from her White House perch. Melania Trump’s lawyer, Charles Harder, filed an amended complaint on Friday in her New York libel lawsuit against the Daily ...

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MARYLAND: Melania Trump Claims “Substantial” Settlement In Libel Suit Against Little-Known Blogger

The New York Post reports: Melania Trump has won a “substantial” amount of money in a settlement with Maryland blogger who wrote about claims that she had once worked as a prostitute. “The First Lady of the United States has settled her lawsuit against Webster Griffin Tarpley of Maryland,” said Matthew Blackett, one of Mrs. Trump’s attorneys. “Mr. Tarpley has ...

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New York Times Blast Melania’s Libel Suit Revelation That She Plans To “Rake In Millions” As First Lady

From the editorial board of the New York Times: Her assessment of the damage the claim has done to her earning potential is galling, and revelatory. As a result of the report published in August, Mrs. Trump contends in the suit, her “brand has lost significant value, and major business opportunities that were otherwise available to her have been lost ...

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Melania Refiles Lawsuit Against Britain’s Daily Mail: Their Libel Cost My Brand “Multiple Millions Of Dollars”

The New York Daily News reports: Melania Trump’s “fitness to perform her duties as First Lady of the United States” has been undermined because the Daily Mail wrongly smeared her as an “elite escort” in an article last August, a new $150 million lawsuit alleges. Melania claims the Aug. 19 article titled “Naked photoshoots, and troubling questions about visas that ...

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Trump Surrogate David Clarke Hit With Civil Rights Suit For Detaining Man Who Asked About His Outfit

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports: A Riverwest man filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr., several unnamed deputies and Milwaukee County after he says he was detained, interviewed and escorted out of Mitchell International Airport by a half-dozen deputies after a brief run-in with the sheriff on a plane. Dan Black, 24, alleges ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Grindr Sued After Impersonator Sends Over 700 Men To Victim’s Home And Workplace

A New York City man has filed a civil lawsuit against Grindr, claiming that over 700 men have appeared at his home and workplace after receiving invitations to have sex from someone impersonating him on the service. Wired reports: Last October, Matthew Herrick was smoking a cigarette in front of his West Harlem brownstone when the first visitor appeared. As ...

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Melania Wins First Round In “Escort” Libel Suit

Politico reports: First Lady Melania Trump prevailed Friday in the first round of a libel suit she filed against a Maryland blogger over a report he published last summer about claims that Trump worked as a “high-end escort.” Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Sharon Burrell rejected arguments from lawyers for blogger Webster Tarpley to dismiss Trump’s suit for failing to ...

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WASHINGTON: Legal Watchdog Group To Sue Trump Over “Illegal Payments” From Foreign Governments

Newsweek reports: A group of American lawyers and researchers said it will file a lawsuit alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump is violating the constitution by illegally accepting payments from foreign governments. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which describes itself as a non-profit legal watchdog group that aims to hold public officials accountable for their actions, said ...

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Apprentice Contestant Sues Trump For Defamation

Talking Points Memo reports: Former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos announced during a Tuesday press conference with high-profile attorney Gloria Allred that she filed a defamation lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump. “Today I filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump for defamation,” Zervos said, speaking to reporters in Los Angeles. “On Nov. 11, 2016, I called on Mr. Trump to retract his ...

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REPORT: Fox News Secretly Settled Six-Figure Sexual Harassment Suit Against Host Bill “Falafel” O’Reilly

The New York Daily News reports: After getting hit with a slew of sexual harassment claims last year, Fox News quietly settled for hundreds of thousands of dollars after a host accused Bill O’Reilly of frequently making inappropriate phone calls and once trying to forcefully kiss her, a recent report claims. Juliet Huddy, who used to be a regular on ...

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Apple Sued After Fatal Crash By FaceTiming Driver

ABC News reports: A Texas couple is suing Apple, claiming that its FaceTime app distracted a driver who rammed into the couple’s car, killing their 5-year-old daughter. Parents James and Bethany Modisette are suing Apple for damages on the basis that the electronics giant failed to install and implement a “safer, alternative design” for FaceTime that would have helped to ...

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SAN DIEGO: Gay Man Who Lost Federal Lawsuit Over Pride “Nudity” Arrest Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: A man who unsuccessfully sued San Diego police over his public nudity arrest at a gay pride festival was found dead Wednesday night at his Hillcrest apartment in an apparent suicide, authorities said. The death of Will X. Walters comes about two weeks after a federal jury delivered the verdict in favor of police. Walters’ ...

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DC Judge Orders Trump To Sit For Day-Long Deposition Over His Suit Against Celebrity Chef Jose Andres

CNN reports: Before President-elect Donald Trump heads to the White House on January 20, he will find himself back in the witness chair for questioning in his ongoing contractual dispute with celebrity chef, Jose Andres. DC Superior Court Judge Jennifer A. Di Toro ruled Wednesday that Trump must sit for a deposition in New York City the first week of ...

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SAN DIEGO: Jury Finds Police Did Not Discriminate Against Man Arrested For “Nudity” At Gay Pride Parade

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: A federal jury on Tuesday rejected a claim that five San Diego police officers discriminated against a scantily clad man in a gladiator costume at a gay pride festival in Balboa Park. The verdict from eight jurors in the civil-rights lawsuit filed by Will X. Walters came after two hours of deliberation. Walters, who was ...

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FLORIDA: Recount Lawsuit Claims Hillary Won State

Law Newz reports: Three voters in Florida filed a lawsuit in state court seeking a recount of the votes in November’s presidential election. The voters claim that Hillary Clinton really won Florida, but problems including hacking, faulty voting machines, and voters being turned away from the polls led to a Trump victory. They sued Governor Rick Scott, Donald Trump, State ...

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Walmart Settles Anti-LGBT Bias Class Action Suit, Will Pay $7.5 Million To Employees Denied Spousal Benefits

The New York Times reports: Walmart announced on Friday that it had settled a lawsuit that accused the company of discriminating against gay and lesbian employees when it denied health insurance benefits to same-sex spouses. Under the deal, Walmart will set aside $7.5 million, mostly to compensate employees affected by the denial of spousal benefits during the three years before ...

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