Fake Japanese "Beethoven" faces damage lawsuit

The fraudulent composer once dubbed "Japan`s Beethoven" is facing a lawsuit over the cancellation of his tour after it emerged he lied about his work and relied on a ghostwriter, reports said Tuesday.

Sikh-American settles lawsuit over 'kirpan'

An Indian-American Sikh has settled a five-year-old federal lawsuit that alleged she was fired from for her job here for insisting on wearing a 'kirpan' to work.

Bernie Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe
Bernie Ecclestone wins a round of legal battle over alleged bribe

A New York appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a $650 million lawsuit against Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone, saying he cannot be sued in the state`s courts over the sale of a major stake in the motor racing business.

Malaysia Airlines sees first lawsuit on missing Flight MH370

Two children of a passenger on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 have sued the company and the Malaysian government for damages, the first lawsuit to be filed over the aircraft which disappeared in March.

Chris Brown settles lawsuit for USD 100,000
Chris Brown settles lawsuit for USD 100,000

R&B singer Chris Brown has settled a civil lawsuit for USD 100,000.

Twitter sues U.S. Justice Dept for right to reveal surveillance requests

Twitter Inc has sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking the right to provide more specifics about the extent of U.S. government surveillance and requests for information from federal agencies.

Nicholas Sparks responds to fired headmaster's lawsuit
Nicholas Sparks responds to fired headmaster's lawsuit

Author Nicholas Sparks has responded to a lawsuit filed against him by the former principal of the school he founded in 2006, revealing he feels "saddened" by accusations of racism and homophobia.

Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row
Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row

Several leading women football players have filed a lawsuit claiming sex discrimination over the decision to use synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

Woman sues Disney, claims 'Frozen' based on her life story
Woman sues Disney, claims 'Frozen' based on her life story

A New Jersey-based author Isabella Tanikumi has filed a USD 250 million lawsuit against Disney.

'Frozen' slapped with USD 250 million lawsuit
'Frozen' slapped with USD 250 million lawsuit

 

Los Angeles: An author has sued Oscar-winning 3D computer-animated musical film 'Frozen' for USD 250 million, claiming that the movie's story is based on her autobiography.

Cher accused of racial discrimination
Cher accused of racial discrimination

Singer Cher is being sued by some people who worked with her on her Dressed to Kill tour.

James Cameron wins 'Avatar' lawsuit by an artist
James Cameron wins 'Avatar' lawsuit by an artist

James Cameron has won the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by artist Roger Dean, who claimed the director ripped off his paintings for 2009 blockbuster movie 'Avatar'.

Google sued by second actor to block controversial Innocence of Muslims movie trailer
Google sued by second actor to block controversial Innocence of Muslims movie trailer

A second actor, Gaylord Flynn, has filed a lawsuit against Google Inc after it failed to remove a controversial movie trailer called Innocence of Muslims, that mocked the Prophet Mohammad and triggered riots in 2012.

Lindsay Lohan accused of lifting 'virtual closets' application
Lindsay Lohan accused of lifting 'virtual closets' application

Actress Lindsay Lohan and her younger brother have been slapped with a lawsuit alleging they stole the idea for their fashion site from a former business associate.

Lawsuit against Gwyneth Paltrow's website settled?
Lawsuit against Gwyneth Paltrow's website settled?

Lawsuit against actress Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle website, alleging bosses of copyright infringement, has reportedly been settled.

FIFA and other groups sued in US over concussions
FIFA and other groups sued in US over concussions

A group of parents sued several soccer organizations including the sport`s international governing body FIFA, saying they have failed to do more about concussions among children.

Gwyneth Paltrow slapped with copyright infringement lawsuit

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit over her lifestyle website Goop.

Rush to join class action lawsuit against Facebook

Over 11,500 people have joined the class action lawsuit filed by an Austrian law student against Facebook over the company`s privacy policies.

Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’

Republicans in the House of Representatives were expected to vote on Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against the president for exceeding his presidential authority while implementing his signature health care law.

Divided US chamber approves lawsuit against President Obama

A sharply divided US House of Representatives has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama.