A recent lawsuit alleges that US-based United Airlines shows a preference for flight attendants with specific features and age groups on charter flights serving professional and college sports teams. Media sources confirmed, two United Airlines flight attendants claim in a lawsuit that they were passed over for the plum assignment because the players prefer a "certain look" of "white, young, thin women who are predominately blond and blue-… read-more
Singapore man sues female colleague for leaving him 'friendzone.' In a bizarre incident, K Kawshigan proposed to his female friend whom he met and talked to since 2016. However, her refusal shook the man, following which he sued the woman Nora Tan for $3 million (approx. Rs 24 crores.) He said the refusal damaged his stellar reputation and caused trauma, depression, and impacts on his life.
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Twitter is considering taking legal action against Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, for terminating a USD 44 billion merger agreement. As it gets ready to sue Musk, the microblogging platform has acquired the services of the huge New York legal company Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP. The lawsuit from Twitter will be filed in Delaware the following week. Musk is being represented by the legal firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart &… read-more
Long-time music video director John Urbano has filed a federal lawsuit against Justin Timberlake. Urbano sued him for a never-released film about Timberlake's breakthrough "The 20/20" Experience album. Under a profit-sharing agreement allegedly begun by Timberlake, he and Urbano would film the documentary and release it with the long-awaited record. Urbano has requested a court order granting him full ownership of the "Making of the 20/20… read-more
American Singer Chris Brown has been accused of raping Jane Doe, a choreographer, dancer, model and musical artist in California. Doe claimed that the incident happened on December 30, 2020 where Brown took her to a bedroom after the drink and raped her. As per the suit filed, it said, "The traumatic events that Plaintiff Jane Doe experienced shock the conscience and should horrify all of us."
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Hector Balderas, a New Mexico Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against "Rovio Entertainment", the inventor of the Angry Birds game and mobile franchise, in regards to privacy violation. Balderas's lawsuit claims that Rovio Entertainment has violated state privacy laws and the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act" (COPPA) by collecting personal information of children under 13 years of age. "Rovio Entertainment" has not yet commented… read-more
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A woman, alleging Bob Dylan sexually abused her in 1965, has sued him for "assault, battery, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional stress". The woman, identified as J.C., claimed to have been groomed for sex as a 12-year-old and sexually abused for six weeks by the American singer in his New York's Hotel Chelsea. Dylan's spokesperson stated, "the 56-year-old claims are untrue and will be vigorously defended".
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The British firm, Cairn Energy on May 14 sued Air India with respect to an arbitration award of $1.2 billion that it won in a tax dispute against India. Reportedly, the Indian government is required to pay Cairn Energy the entire sum with interest and costs. Moreover, the arbitration tribunal stated that India breached the investment treaty and was liable to pay back.
Tesla has been sued for Rs 5.7 lakh by a Chinese woman after her Model 3 car crashed in China's Zhengzhou, allegedly due to faulty brakes, back in February. The woman claimed that the debacle with the car has caused "mental anguish and emotional distress" to her and that the accident could have killed her father. Reportedly, she came into limelight after her crash-protest at the recently-concluded Shanghai auto show.
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