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Paramount Assistants Claimed They Had To Poop in Their Cars

Paramount Assistants Claimed They Had To Poop in Their Cars

Summary: Four parking production assistants sue Paramount Pictures and other production companies for allegedly forcing them to poop in their cars. The newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movies may have been crappy, but we didn’t know how crappy until now. Four parking production assistants (PPAs) are suing Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, Regency Films, and other […]

Lawyer Blames Hollywood Talent Agencies for Lack of TV Diversity

Lawyer Blames Hollywood Talent Agencies for Lack of TV Diversity

Summary: An antitrust attorney alleges big talent agencies are the reason television is not diverse. There’s little doubt that Hollywood lacks diversity, but who’s to blame? According to one antitrust lawsuit, the reason for the mostly white faces in television is caused by the talent agencies who package deals. The Hollywood Reporter writes that a suit […]

Hulk Hogan, Journalist Sue Gawker Media

Summary: Writer Ashley Terrill is the latest to sue media giant, Gawker, who is also being sued by wrestler and reality TV star Hulk Hogan. Gawker is another media company that has been plagued with lawsuits. This time writer Ashley Terrill is seeking $10 million in damages, The Daily Beast reports. In her lawsuit that […]

Nestlé Loses High Court Battle to Trademark KitKat Shape

Nestlé Loses High Court Battle to Trademark KitKat Shape

Summary: Nestlé has lost at its attempt to trademark its KitKat bar shape. Nestlé has failed to win their longstanding trademark battle over the four-finger shape of their KitKat bars in Britain, The Associated Press reported. They first attempted to register a trademark in 2010 and were challenged by Cadbury U.K. Ltd. “KitKat is much loved […]

Nestlé Loses High Court Battle to Trademark KitKat Shape

Nestlé Loses High Court Battle to Trademark KitKat Shape

Summary: Nestlé has lost at its attempt to trademark its KitKat bar shape. Nestlé has failed to win their longstanding trademark battle over the four-finger shape of their KitKat bars in Britain, The Associated Press reported. They first attempted to register a trademark in 2010 and were challenged by Cadbury U.K. Ltd. “KitKat is much loved […]

Widow Sues Twitter for Enabling Rise of ISIS

Widow Sues Twitter for Enabling Rise of ISIS

Summary: A Florida widow is suing Twitter for the platform it provided ISIS in the killing of her husband. Twitter is being sued for the first time for allowing ISIS to use its services. A Florida widow claims the death of her husband in November was aided through Twitter’s services. Tamara Fields alleges that ISIS […]

Erin Brockovich, Law Firms Head to California for Gas-Leak Clients

Erin Brockovich, Law Firms Head to California for Gas-Leak Clients

Summary: Erin Brockovich and law firms head to Porter Ranch, California, to sign clients to file lawsuits against Southern California Gas Company. Is Erin Brockovich aiming for a sequel? The Los Angeles Times reports that the celebrity legal activist is at Porter Ranch in California, hoping to get residents to file lawsuits against Southern California Gas Company. Southern California […]

Ravel Law Offers New Way to Do Legal Research

Ravel Law Presents: Increasing Access to American Case Law Through Technology from Ravel Law on Vimeo. Summary: Ravel Law hopes to add something new in the legal research world. Can Ravel Law make a dent in the big data world dominated by Westlaw and LexisNexis? That’s an exciting question spurned on by a recent profile […]

Why Corporations Are Hiring Attorneys for Board Positions

Why Corporations Are Hiring Attorneys for Board Positions

Summary: Corporations were once wary of hiring lawyers to do anything but provide general counsel, but times have changed, according to a report by The Dallas Morning News. Over the past few years, lawyers have gone from being business advisors to do business deciders. So why the change? While large businesses have always hired general counsel, […]

American Airlines Sued for Anti-Muslim Discrimination

American Airlines Sued for Anti-Muslim Discrimination

Summary: Four men were kicked off an American Airlines flight because they looked Muslim. Now they’re fighting back. When a flight attendant demanded 23-year-old “W.H” to exit the plane, he assumed there was an emergency evacuation. As he left, he realized that there was no emergency. He later found out that he had been singled […]

Supreme Court to Hear Xbox Lawsuit Appeal

Supreme Court to Hear Xbox Lawsuit Appeal

Summary: Microsoft’s Xbox 360 scratching issue makes it to the Supreme Court. Although Microsoft replaced the Xbox 360 with the Xbox One, their headaches over the previous unit and its hardware troubles continue. Not only did if face the “Red Ring of Death” problem, but another suit, which began seven years ago, has made its […]

Class-Action Lawsuit Against SoulCycle Pedals Forward

Class-Action Lawsuit Against SoulCycle Pedals Forward

Summary: The multi-million dollar fitness chain SoulCycle lost its request to throw out a class-action lawsuit. This week a California judge allowed class-action lawsuit against SoulCycle to spin ahead. The lawsuit accused the high-priced fitness chain of stealing from customers through its class passes with short expiration periods. SoulCycle tried to get the suit thrown out, but […]

Class-Action Lawsuit Against SoulCycle Pedals Forward

Class-Action Lawsuit Against SoulCycle Pedals Forward

Summary: The multi-million dollar fitness chain SoulCycle lost its request to throw out a class-action lawsuit. This week a California judge allowed class-action lawsuit against SoulCycle to spin ahead. The lawsuit accused the high-priced fitness chain of stealing from customers through its class passes with short expiration periods. SoulCycle tried to get the suit thrown out, but […]

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