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Early Uber investor sues co-founder Travis Kalanick, accusing him of fraud

August 13, 2017 |

Ever since Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned as the company’s chief executive in June, there were rumors that he was plotting his return. On Thursday, Benchmark Capital Partners, one of the earliest investors in the ride-hailing company, filed a lawsuit against Kalanick with the hope of…


L.A. Times – Business

Mom Sues Hospital for $8.6M After Suffocating Her Newborn

August 11, 2017 |

Monica Thompson tried for 12 years to get pregnant, so when she had her first child, Jacob, she called him her “miracle baby.” Tragically, he didn’t live past day 10. Now the mother of a toddler girl, Thompson is suing Portland Adventist Medical Center in Oregon for $ 8.6 million,…
Newser

Investor Benchmark Capital Sues Uber Ex-CEO Kalanick

August 11, 2017 |

One of Uber’s largest shareholders alleges Travis Kalanick defrauded directors into giving him more control over the board.
WSJ.com: US Business

Chicago Sues Over Trump’s ‘Unlawful Misguided Action’

August 7, 2017 |

Chicago is fighting back against the Trump’s administration’s crackdown on “sanctuary cities.” Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that Chicago is suing the Justice Department over efforts to use federal grant money to force local authorities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, the Wall Street Journal reports. “Chicago will not be…
Newser

TMZ

‘Sin City’ Dough On the Line as Frank Miller’s Ex-Manager Sues

July 20, 2017 |

Graphic novel icon Frank Miller let his conniving producing partner screw his faithful business manager out of more than a million bucks … according to a new lawsuit. Mark Lichtman says he worked for Miller for 28 years — on…

TMZ.com

TMZ

Fruit of the Loom Sues Fruit of the Tomb for Jacking its Name

July 2, 2017 |

Fruit of the Loom is trying to pants the company it says got into the name game a little too late — like, 124 years too late. The iconic underwear company is suing En Grande, claiming its Fruit of the Tomb clothing brand is a total ripoff. In the…

TMZ.com

Drunk Man Jumps Out of Ambulance, Sues Medics

June 21, 2017 |

A New York City man who says the city didn’t do enough to keep him from drunkenly jumping out of the back of a moving ambulance has filed a lawsuit, the AP reports. Yaugeni Kralkin says he was intoxicated last June when he was picked up by EMTs. According to…
Newser

Woman Sues Casino That Won’t Pay Her $43M Jackpot

June 17, 2017 |

“I feel like they did me real dirty,” Katrina Bookman tells the New York Daily News . Last August, Bookman was on top of the world when a slot machine at Resorts World Casino in New York informed her she had won nearly $ 43 million . According to CNN , it would have…
Newser

TMZ

Dr. Phil’s Production Co. Sues Ex-Producer for Stealing Footage to Extort Him

June 16, 2017 |

A former “Dr. Phil” producer broke into a database and stole footage all in an attempt to smear and extort money from Dr. Phil … so says his production company in a new lawsuit. Peteski Productions — which produces “Dr. Phil” — is…

TMZ.com