Posts tagged "lawsuit"

L’Oreal Sued. Because You’re Not Worth It?

Sacre bleu! L’Oreal has been found guilty of racial discrimination. The French high court, La Cour de Cassation, slapped the make-up giant with the guilty sticker after it was revealed that L’Oreal and the recruitment agency Adecco planned on using only white women as staff to sell their Garnier Fructis Style hair care…
By: Daniela Guernica / June 25, 2009

Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s Gluten-Free Copyright Infringement

Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s new book The G-Free Diet: A Gluten-Free Survival Guide is supposed to help people with Celiac disease, like herself, eat well. Too bad she may have ripped the idea from someone else. Massachusetts-based author Susan Hasset is suing the “View” co-host for copyright infringement. Apparently Hasset, who can't digest wheat either,…
By: Daniela Guernica / June 24, 2009

Drunk Now, Litigious Later

Lawsuits to roll your eyes at: they're not just filed by Americans anymore! A 20-year-old British college student is suing her old boarding school for $493,000, claiming the school fostered a 'drinking culture' that led her to get wasted and fall out a first floor window, permanently injuring herself.
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 12, 2009

Chicago Sheriff Sues Craigslist

The Sheriff of Cook County is suing Craiglist. Chicagoan Tom Dart claims the site cost his department $100,000 in prostitution prosecution in 2008. Monitoring the erotic services section of the site alone has yielded big busts, including a ring of four men who were pimping girls as young as fifteen! In fact, i…
By: Simcha / March 8, 2009

PETA Video Game Hunts Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin has gotten a ton of bad press: her teen daughter’s pregnancy, her pricey wardrobe (especially the hooker boots), her future grandma-in-law -- who was just arrested on six felony drug charges that indicate she was both manufacturing and distributing an illegal substance -- her oil drilling payouts, and that…
By: Simcha / December 29, 2008

Quickies!: A Woman Sues Her Ex Over Cancelled Wedding…And Wins!

A woman sued her ex for canceling their wedding and was awarded $150,000. [Tango] According to the Durex Global Sex Surveys, only 32 percent of women always climax during sex. [Daily Bedpost] Take a look at these boho-chic summer fashions inspired by Mamma Mia. [Shine.yahoo] If you ditch your…
By: Annika Harris / July 30, 2008

Isle Of Lesbos v. Lesbians

Three residents of the Isle of Lesbos (no that’s not a euphemism, they really live there) are suing the Greek Gay and Lesbian Union, Olke, over the use of the word “Lesbian.” Although the plaintiffs claim they’re cool with the lifestyle, they want to stop the confusion and reclaim the name solely for people from…
By: Simcha / May 1, 2008
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