Lawsuits

Lawsuit accuses Hawaii residents of using file-sharing software to illegally download movies

Sharing can get you in trouble.<p>Film companies are cracking down on Hawaii residents who are downloading and sharing movies.<p>A lawsuit was filed Friday …

Software

Ulta insurer sues firm over construction work cited in State Street store closing

Ulta's insurer is suing a New York real estate company over demolition work that allegedly forced the beauty retailer's Loop store out of business last year.<p>In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court, the insurer for the Bolingbrook-based merchant claims that Ulta's State Street store …

The City

Former Uber CEO says fraud lawsuit defies common sense

Travis Kalanick says Benchmark Capital, the Uber board member suing him for fraud, pretended to be on his side and then forced him to resign as CEO while he was vulnerable due to the death of his mother. The former Uber chief has filed his response to the investment firm's lawsuit, which seeks to …

Uber

Former Uber CEO Rails Against Lawsuit

Ousted UBER CEO Travis Kalanick calls an investor lawsuit against him a meritless “public and personal attack,” according to court documents.<p>The …

Business

Kalanick calls venture firm’s lawsuit a ‘public and personal attack’

SAN FRANCISCO – The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company’s top investors as a …

Uber

Judge orders arbitration in D-backs lawsuit over stadium

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has refused to dismiss the Arizona Diamondbacks' lawsuit against Maricopa County over Chase Field but ordered the two sides to participate in proceedings intended to resolve the dispute without going to trial.<p>Superior Court Judge Karen Mullins' ruling released Thursday says …

Sports

Rent in building owed by Kushner family is too high — lawsuit

NEW YORK — Residents of a Brooklyn building owned by Jared Kushner’s family’s real estate company are suing, saying they’re being charged too much …

Jared Kushner

Former Baylor Student Reaches Settlement On Title IX Lawsuit

<b>Jasmin Hernandez</b>, the first woman to file a Title IX lawsuit against <b>Baylor University</b> regarding its failure to properly handle her report of being …

College & University

Benchmark explains lawsuit, Uber's former CEO hires new lawyers

Benchmark Capital responds to criticisms of its lawsuit against Travis Kalanick with a letter saying the former CEO is impeding Uber’s (Private:UBER) …

Business

Porsche Now Buying Owners Sunglasses After Lawsuit Settlement on Dash Glare

When testing a new car, manufacturers go to amazing lengths to ensure this meets all the required safety standards. However, errors can sometimes …

Porsche

Birmingham files lawsuit against 3 major companies responsible for opioid crisis

Monday, Mayor William Bell announced the City of Birmingham will join other cities across the nation in fighting the prescription drug opioid crisis. …

Opioid Crisis

Peruvian family facing deportation files lawsuit seeking special permission to remain in Japan

A Peruvian mother and her two teenage children filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking special permission to stay in Japan, claiming that deportation …

Immigration

Usher Reportedly Not Interested in Herpes Lawsuit Settlement

Usher will reportedly not settle with the people who are suing him for allegedly exposing them to the herpes virus, according the TMZ.<p>The media …

Herpes

Is Litigation In ‘Secular Decline’?

Stock analysts talk about a security being in “secular decline.” This is when long-term trends doom an entire business model. The advent of the …

Law

Loan Startup SoFi Hit With Second Employee Lawsuit In A Single Week

Just a few days after a former employee sued SoFi over sexual harassment allegations, a second group filed suit, claiming they weren't given breaks or paid appropriate wages, among other accusations.<p>A group of five former SoFi employees is suing the loan startup, alleging that they weren't given …

Business

Uber, beset by scandal, faces battle over 'destructive' lawsuit | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Aug 12, 2017 07:00 am | Updated Date: Aug 12, 2017 …

Uber

Does Gamevice Have a Chance Stopping Nintendo Switch Sales in Their Patent Lawsuit?

Back in June, I wrote an article detailing how MFi controller manufacturer Gamevice had partnered with Capcom to release a special bundle with the …

Patents

So Porsche settled a major lawsuit involving dashboard glare

<i>Image: Supplied</i><p>Related Links<p>New York - Porsche owners whose cars were fitted with a beige interior are entitled to $50 and $175 to purchase …

Porsche

Lawsuit Claims Free Speech Violations After San Diego Trump Rally

A federal lawsuit filed on Thursday claims the San Diego Police and Sheriff's Departments violated free speech rights in their response to protests …

Donald Trump

Major Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick

SAN FRANCISCO — A major Uber investor has sued former CEO Travis Kalanick, claiming he usurped seats on the company's board of directors through fraudulent means to "increase his power over Uber for his own selfish ends."<p>Venture firm Benchmark Capital, which holds a 13% stake in Uber, alleges that …

Uber

60 Female Employees Are Now Planning to Bring Sexism Lawsuit Against Google

The leaked memo might just be the tip of the iceberg for Google's sexism allegations — now the tech giant might be facing a hefty lawsuit …

Google

Amazon faces lawsuit alleging discrimination against a transgender employee

Amazon is facing a lawsuit from two former employees that alleges the company harassed them and threatened them physically. The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed the lawsuit on behalf of the couple, Allegra Schawe-Lane and Dane Lane.<p>After Schawe-Lane was outed as transgender, …

LGBTQ

Big Brother Mickey: Class-action lawsuit alleges Disney spied on children through several apps

42 of Disney's apps made for children have allegedly been collecting personal information and sharing the data<p>Big Brother Mickey Mouse is spying on children through several of Disney’s apps, a recent federal class-action lawsuit alleges.<p>A lawsuit filed against the Walt Disney Company last week …

Liberal View

Transgender ex-employee sues Amazon, alleging ‘unrelenting discrimination and harassment’ in Kentucky warehouse

Amazon is being sued by the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund on behalf of a transgender woman and her husband, both former employees of an …

LGBTQ

Usher’s STD Accuser Was Hard-Pressed For Cash Week Before Lawsuit

The Internet doesn't forget.

Herpes

sunscreenmist against snappyscreen: automatic sunscreen application vending machines

things are heating up in the sunscreen vending machines industry, and we're here to tell you all about it.The post sunscreenmist against …

SPF

Plaintiff in STD lawsuit against Usher holds press conference

On Monday morning, one of the plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against <b>Usher</b> for allegedly exposing her to an STD held a press conference with her …

Lisa Bloom

As Emanuel sues Trump Justice Department, immigrant sanctuary debate comes to fore

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday won praise from some representatives of Chicago's immigrant community for going to court to block President Donald Trump's Department of Justice from withholding some police grant funding from so-called sanctuary cities.<p>Some of those same activists, though, contend …

Immigration

Attorneys Request to Unseal Evidence in Katina Powell Lawsuit

Confidential evidence in a defamation lawsuit against Katina Powell may be unsealed for public consumption.Attorneys who represent six women in a …

Citigroup settles Libor-rigging lawsuit

Citigroup (NYSE:C) has agreed to pay $130M to settle private U.S. antitrust litigation accusing it of conspiring with rivals to manipulate Libor.<p>The …

Business