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KA-POW! BAM! DC Comics Files Lawsuit Against Soccer Team Over Batman Logo

In the News | November 24, 2014 09:56 am

Valencia DC Comics Batman

Is a Spanish soccer team infringing upon the logo of the Caped Crusader? DC Comics is suing Valencia CF, of premiere Spanish soccer league La Liga, in a trademark lawsuit over alleged similarities between the team’s latest logo and the iconic Batman logo. But Holy Toasters, Batman! Valencia has integrated similar bat imagery in their…

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Woman Sues Neighbor After Her Own Pit Bulls Killed The Neighbor’s Dogs

In the News | November 19, 2014 09:56 am

Four Pit Bills Kill Beagle, Owner Sues

Steve Baker suffered a terrible loss this past October when four pit bulls entered his yard and fatally attacked his beagle. But now he may be facing another loss — at the hands of a million-dollar lawsuit. Baker’s neighbor, Emerald White, is the owner of the dogs that killed Baker’s dog. While trying to retrieve…

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‘Goodfella’ Attempting To Sue Simpsons Cartoon For $250M

In the News | November 4, 2014 09:56 am

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Actor Frank Sivero seems to think that his face is worth $250 million dollars. Most recognizable for his roles in Goodfellas, The Godfather and The Godfather Part II, Sivero is claiming that a character named Louie on the long-running FOX cartoon The Simpsons is a direct infringement on his likeness. Louie, a fictitious hooligan in the…

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Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2014: Episode 7

Featured Story, Spotlight Stories | October 29, 2014 09:56 am

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Woman Sues Disney for $250M, Claims Frozen Is Stolen From Her Life’s Story A woman is suing the Walt Disney Corporation for $250 million, claiming the blockbuster movie, Frozen, was actually stolen from her life story. That’s right – according to author Isabella Tanikumi, the storyline for Frozen was plucked not from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale,…

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Birmingham, AL Settles Lawsuit – Plaintiff Gets $1,000, His Attorneys Get $459,000

In the News | October 27, 2014 09:56 am

Birmingham, AL Lawyers Awarded $459,000

After suing the City of Birmingham for being allegedly hit and kicked by police officers after a high-speed chase, an Alabama man received a $1,000 settlement from the city. The man’s lawyers? They received a whopping $459,000, which includes “$100,000 for expenses and $359,000 in fees,” according to Reuters. Yes, you read that correctly: The alleged…

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LA Lakers ‘Showtime’ Threatened by Class Action Over Text Messages

Featured Story | October 24, 2014 09:56 am

On their home court at the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Lakers are known for giving their fans “showtime” in the form of exciting basketball. One fan, however, wants to give back to the team in the form of a class action lawsuit. Why is he suing the Lakers? During a game, the team offered…

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Jimmy John’s Lawsuit ‘Sprouts’ Hefty Payday for Lawyers – Vouchers for ‘Victims’

In the News | October 16, 2014 09:56 am

Jimmy John's sued for sandwiches without sprouts

California resident Heather Starks really likes her alfalfa sprouts. So much, in fact, that she’s brought a national class action lawsuit against national restaurant chain Jimmy John’s “claiming that a sandwich she ordered was supposed to contain sprouts but did not.” While her lawsuit may sound ridiculous, it’s actually resulted in a hefty settlement, of…

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Lawsuit: Red Bull Doesn’t Actually ‘Give You Wings’

Uncategorized | October 16, 2014 09:56 am

Faces of Lawsuit Abuse - Red Bull Does Not Give You Wings

If you have ever had a can of the energy drink, Red Bull, and were upset to learn that the drink didn’t actually “give you wings”, as the company’s marketing slogan suggests – you are not alone. Red Bull has reportedly agreed to pay more than $13 million to settle a proposed class action lawsuit…

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Woman Sues Disney for $250M, Claims Frozen Is Stolen From Her Life’s Story

In the News | September 30, 2014 09:56 am

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A woman is suing the Walt Disney Corporation for $250 million, claiming the blockbuster movie, Frozen, was actually stolen from her life story. That’s right – according to author Isabella Tanikumi, the storyline for Frozen was plucked not from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Snow Queen, but rather from her autobiography, Yearnings of…

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