Updated: Michael Worthington was executed early Wednesday after U.S. Supreme Court denied his stay requests. Gov. Jay Nixon refused to grant clemency.
While an American Apparel employee, I spoke out publicly against the company’s ethics and employment practices. Then I got a call from Charney.
A Cincinnati woman was horrified to discover her name and medical records ended up on a Facebook group with 2,200 people on it.
BuzzFeed reviewed the court files of Michael Egan’s first sexual assault lawsuit and found a number of strange and bewildering claims. Some seem to contradict allegations in his suit against Bryan Singer.
Wild Geese is trying to change intellectual property laws to create an equal playing field for brands big and small in its fight with Bacardi.
Now that SAC Capital is facing a steep penalty of nearly $2 billion, these other white collar offenders are probably counting their pennies and breathing a (slight) sigh of relief.
The big losers: shareholders and employees.
The lesson is don’t ever mess with Ronald McDonald.
A judge in London ruled in her favor today, with damages to be awarded. Says RiRi, “Everybody put your glasses up and I’ll drink to that.”
Meanwhile, dozens of comments in support of the ex-employee are flooding Prada’s Facebook page.
Rumors circulated yesterday that Deen had made a series of insensitive remarks during a recent deposition. Well, the transcript is out.
A judge in Milan just sentenced the designers to twenty months in prison. Both Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been all, “oh WHATEVER” about the charges and possible jail time for years.
The Food Network star was reportedly a big fan of racist jokes. Warning: Offensive language.
Singaporean blogger Juli “Bun Bun” shares a still-spotty update on her recent facial gone very, very wrong . And now there’s legal action looming.
BuzzFeed has the court documents, exclusively. She is suing the brand, but for a yet-to-be-confirmed amount.
Blasphemy? Yes, but also all sorts of amazing.
All this Indiana woman wanted to do was honor her dead husband with a tombstone that enshrined his favorite things.
“Any of you ladies out there just start seeing someone new and wondering what the size of there member is?” And that’s how you get sued by a pop icon.
Sisley Cosmetics has faced three discrimination lawsuits in three years — the most recent by a woman who says she was fired for being a mom.
He, apparently, used to be as bald as a coot.
The popular file-sharing site was raided by the Ukranian government this afternoon. Does that mean users are about to find themselves in court?
A stylist at the ritzy New York salon Orlo is suing her former employers for allegedly berating her for bringing women of color into the salon. But doing just that is actually incredibly smart business.
A woman claims she was fired because she has a medical marijuana card, and now she’s suing. It’s the first lawsuit of its kind filed in Arizona.
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Police have seized the computers of Jason Chen, Gizmodo EIC, in connection with the pending “stolen iPhone” case.
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Youtube bared its teeth today at Viacom, the media giant who has an ongoing $1 billion lawsuit on against them. They charge that even as Viacom was making their threats, they had hired multiple marketing agencies to “rough up” videos of shows like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report and post them to the site from Kinko’s computers. It’s a cyberdrama!
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This lawsuit is so amazingly frivolous that it almost makes the whole Twitter thing interesting again - I kind of hope this starts a trend. Amanda Bonnen (who up until she canceled her Twitter account had 20 followers) is reportedly being sued by Horizon Realty for “maliciously and wrongfully” publishing a tweet that may have damaged the company’s reputation. Check out the offending tweet.
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A woman in California sued PepsiCo because she was led to believe that Cap’n Crunch contained actual crunchberries. The U.S. District Court judge had to inform her of the sad truth before dismissing the case. Next thing you know they’ll be saying that there is no such thing as “Booberries” and that Coco Puffs don’t actually cause people to go “Coo Coo.”
Not sure if you have a case? A new website will help you sue. Part lawyer referral service, part lawsuit evaluator, WhoCanISue.com will tell you if you’ve got a likely legal claim and pair you with a lawyer. It debuts in September, though the site’s founder is trying to sign up lawyers starting today at the American Bar Association meeting in New York.
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A judge orders Google to turn over its user histories to Viacom in their on-going lawsuit. Every record of every video ever watched — listed by username and IP address — is in Google’s 12 tera-byte file. We’ll finally get to know who’s been clicking on those YouTube porn hack videos.
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