Posts tagged "lawsuits"

A Judge Used Taylor Swift Lyrics To Dismiss A Taylor Swift-Related Lawsuit

Jesse Braham – a singer known professionally as Jesse Graham, who released a 2013 song called “Haters Gonna Hate” – bought about 15-and-a-half minutes of fame for himself after bringing a $42 million dollar…

Megan Reynolds | November 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Report: Notre Dame Tutor Allegedly Coerced Students To Have “Racially-Motivated” Sex With Her Daughter

A female academic coach at the University of Notre Dame has been fired, according to the New York Daily News, after a lawsuit brought against the school claimed that the…

Megan Reynolds | November 2, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Rand Paul Suggests LGBT People Just Stay In The Closet If They Don’t Want Workplace Discrimination

Rand Paul is an idiot who needs to stop sharing his thoughts out loud. …

Robyn Pennacchia | October 15, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Auntie Jen Sues 8-Year-Old Nephew Over Enthusiastic Hug

It’s only October, but we’ve already found the biggest asshole of the year.

Lauren Vinopal | October 13, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Celeb Finance Firm Said Rihanna Is Hot Because She “Isn’t Too Dark”

Isn’t it rad when the people you trust with your money are actually sexist, racist dickbags, too?!

Megan Reynolds | September 22, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Judge Denies Man Copyright For Basic Chicken Sandwich

Surprise! You cannot copyright a regular chicken sandwich and expect anyone to give you $10 million. …

Robyn Pennacchia | August 26, 2015 - 1:33 pm

Brave Man Sues Wife Over Cruel, Deceptive Makeup

In what is an indisputable act of bravery, a man in Algeria is suing his bride for fraud after being brutally deceived by her makeup throughout the course of their…

Bronwyn Isaac | August 6, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Bill Cosby Calls Janice Dickinson A Liar And Drug Addict

Well, here we go. Amid mostly silence from Cosby during the countless allegations of sexual assault from many many women by now, Bill Cosby has filed legal paperwork against Janice…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Zara Gets Slapped With A $40 Million Anti-Gay And Anti-Semitic Discrimination Suit

Zara, your one-stop shop for those really cute sandals and children’s shirts that look like concentration camp uniforms, is being sued by their former corporate attorney, Ian Jack Miller. He…

Megan Reynolds | June 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Man Who Burnt His Face While Praying Over Applebee’s Fajitas Can’t Sue, Says Court

A New Jersey man who burnt his face while bowing over to pray over a sizzling fajita plate at Applebee’s will not be able to sue, an appellate court ruled…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 5, 2015 - 1:30 pm

It’s Not Over Until The Opera Singer Farts

Nashville Opera Company mezzo-soprano Amy Herbst will not be hitting high notes anytime soon. The singer claims that a botched routine episiotomy during childbirth left her unable to perform without farting…

Ami Angelowicz | January 28, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Kate Winslet Threatens To Sue Fathers4Justice Group

Kate Winslet has threatened a lawsuit against Fathers4Justice, a fathers’ rights group, after they used comments she made about her parenting arrangement with two of her children’s fathers in Vogue

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2013 - 1:20 pm

J.K. Rowling Wins Damages, Donates To Charity After Her Law Firm Leaks Her Pseudonym

After it was leaked that she wrote “The Cuckoo’s Calling” under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling has received damages from the law firm that let the information slip.

The Mary Sue | August 3, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Orthodox Jewish Woman Sues Lancome On Faulty Foundation Claims

Makeup companies tout lofty, unrealistic claims all the time. These include, but are not limited to … uh, well, almost everything they say? Working with beauty products all the time…

Rachel Krause | May 1, 2013 - 3:20 pm

College Student Receives $40,000 Settlement After Her Guinea Pig Is Banned From Campus

Kendra Velzen, a 28-year-old student at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, suffers from depression and uses a pacemaker. Her pet guinea pig, Blanca, helps her cope with the stress…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Eye Roll: Parents Sue Over Yoga In Public Schools Because It “Promotes Eastern Religions”

Sometimes I do not have anything deeper to say other than “Shut up.”

And those are my choice words for the California parents who are suing their children’s…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm

The Real Chubby Checker Isn’t Happy About The Penis Size App Named After Him

Rock ‘n’ roller Chubby Checker is in a twist about a penis size app that shares his name. The 71-year-old musician is suing Hewlett-Packard to the tune of half a…

Ami Angelowicz | February 14, 2013 - 11:40 am

Man Sues His Wife For Giving Birth To Ugly Baby, Wins $120,000

Once upon a time, a man in northern China named Jian Feng married the girl of his dreams, and soon his beautiful wife gave birth to a baby girl. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 1:40 pm
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