Civil

JRR Tolkien estate settles $80 million lawsuit with Warner Bros

Civil

JRR Tolkien estate settles lawsuit with Warner Bros for $80 million A settlement was reached in a lawsuit with Warner Bros after the company was found responsible for unauthorized merchandise sales for Lords of the Rings and The Hobbit. The family of JRR Tolkien has settled an $80 million lawsuit with Warner Bros over the…

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Funeral Home Targeted In Wrongful Cremation Lawsuit

Civil

Family targets funeral home with wrongful cremation lawsuit The family’s wrongful cremation lawsuit claims the family didn’t get to say goodbye. The nephew of an 83-year-old woman has filed a wrongful cremation lawsuit against Huntsville’s Nelms Memorial Funeral Home, alleging her body was cremated before her family could gather to say goodbye. Henry Hamlett, the…

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New Uber lawsuit alleges negligence after rape of passenger

Abuse

Lawsuit alleges negligence by Uber after driver rapes passenger A passenger who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that Uber ignored previous warnings that the driver was not fit to drive for the company. The plaintiff, who is going by “Jane Doe,”…

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Beware of Sarasota Phone Scam, Officials Warn

Civil

Beware of a Sarasota phone scam making the rounds, city officials warn A Sarasota phone scam has been catching people off guard, according to Sarasota officials. Another scam to look out for is making the rounds in Sarasota. The Sarasota Co. Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens to be cautious of phone calls coming from people claiming to…

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Yale wrongful death lawsuit settles for $3 million

Civil

Yale University Agrees to Settlement Yale wrongful death lawsuit settles before trial Yale University has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Annie Le, a graduate student murdered in a Yale research laboratory in 2009. The settlement amount was listed in a probate court document obtained by…

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Jared Fogle’s Ex-Wife Files Lawsuit Against Subway

Civil

Lawsuit Against Subway Alleges the Chain New of Fogle’s Depravities Ex-Wife of long-time Subway spokesman and recently convicted pedophile, Jared Fogle, has filed a lawsuit claiming that Subway executives were aware of Jared’s disturbing behavior following his employment, but failed to act. On Monday, attorneys for Fogle’s ex-wife Kathleen McLaughlin filed a lawsuit against Subway on her…

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Is your child safe around unsecured furniture?

Civil

Prevent an Unsecured Furniture Injury Over the weekend, Gary Jodat witnessed an accident happen to his 4 year-old son that could have been prevented. After pulling out the dresser drawers, Gary’s son Jack decided he wanted to climb up them. The dresser came down onto Jack, injuring his shoulder. Jack is now recovered and safe,…

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Facebook Sued for $1 Billion For Enabling Palestinian Attacks

Civil

Social Media Giant Facebook Sued for $1 Billion Over Attacks by Hamas Facebook Sued: Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging the social media giant allowed and was in-part responsible for Hamas group attacks that killed 4 Americans and wounded 1 in Israel, the West Bank, and Jerusalem. The Hamas group is a Palestinian…

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Apple Hit With Massive $10 Billion iPhone Patent Lawsuit in Florida

Civil

A Florida man claims he invented the iPhone in 1992 and wants major compensation Original artwork for the patent can be seen in the photo below: The iPhone Patent Lawsuit in Florida claims Apple took Ross’ idea Apple has been hit with a very strange and random-timed lawsuit that nobody saw coming. The lawsuit filed Wednesday…

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Suge Knight Sues Chris Brown Over Club Shooting

Civil

Suge Knight Sues after being shot at Chris Brown’s party On Monday, former rap mogul and music label owner Marion “Suge” Knight filed a lawsuit against Chris Brown and the owners of the night club. In 2014, Knight attended a party hosted by the R&B singer at the popular night club, 1 Oak. In 2014,…

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