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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. Sued For Alleged Assault
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A Nevada man claims boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. directed his bodyguards to attack him at a Las Vegas casino last year after the man tried to take a photograph of the undefeated champion and asked about a fight with another star boxer,... Read More

Nevada GOP Candidate Faces Copyright Lawsuit
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A company has sued Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, claiming she reprinted two Las Vegas Review-Journal articles on her campaign website without permission. Las Vegas-based Righthaven is seeking unspecified damages in its... Read More

Drudge Settles Copyright Lawsuit With Righthaven
Posted on 24 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) Court records in Las Vegas show the founder of the Drudge Report website has settled a copyright infringement lawsuit with a company that sued on behalf of the Denver Post newspaper over a photo showing an airport pat-down. Righthaven... Read More

Hard Rock Cafe Sues Vegas Hotel With Same Name
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) Owners of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant chain are suing owners of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas over its name, saying the casino's party image has damaged the moniker enough to justify ending a 14-year-old licensing... Read More

Federal Judge Rules Copyright Enforcer Can't Sue
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A federal judge in Nevada says a Las Vegas law firm targeting unauthorized content on the Internet cannot sue others over a news company's copyrights. The Las Vegas Sun reported Tuesday the dismissal of a lawsuit by copyright enforcer... Read More

Gangster's Daughter Sues Las Vegas Mob Attraction
Posted on 25 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) The daughter of famed gangster Sam Giancana has sued the Las Vegas Mob Experience, saying the Las Vegas Strip attraction opening next week owes her money. The Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper reported Wednesday that Antoinette Giancana... Read More

Pacquiao's Lawsuit Against Mayweather Going Forward
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) Manny Pacquiao's defamation lawsuit against longtime boxing rival Floyd Mayweather Jr. and others rests on firm allegations and can continue, a Nevada federal judge said in a court order Monday that denied a motion to dismiss the... Read More

Ex-NBA Star Oakley Sues Las Vegas Resort Over 'Beat Down'
Posted on 20 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) Charles Oakley, one of the NBA's all-time tough guys and now a Charlotte Bobcats assistant, has sued a Las Vegas resort over what he calls a May 2010 "gang-style beat down" by security guards who injured him. Oakley filed... Read More

Bob Marley's Heirs Fight For His Image In Nevada Court
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A lawyer told a federal jury in Las Vegas that Bob Marley's children don't want to see the reggae legend portrayed as a bobblehead or a plush toy. Attorney Jill Pietrini used closing arguments in a lawsuit to cast a business interference... Read More

Michael Jackson Merchandiser Sues Perfumer Over Star's Image
Posted on 13 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) A Las Vegas perfumer promoted by Michael Jackson's father is being sued for using the name of the deceased superstar to sell fragrances. Michael Jackson merchandiser Bravado of the Universal Music Group filed suit against Las Vegas... Read More

Playboy Prince's Lawsuit vs. Ex-Attorneys Is NYC Sensation
Posted on 11 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) It involves royalty, loyalty, big money, supposedly illicit transactions and sexually explicit statues. In other words, it's not your average lawsuit. Brunei's notorious "Playboy Prince" Jefri Bolkiah looked on Tuesday... Read More

Appeals Court Dismisses Nuclear Waste Lawsuit
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration won a legal battle Friday in the long-standing fight over where to bury the nation's nuclear waste, but it's not likely to be the last. The federal appeals court in Washington ruled against South... Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Utah Tour Bus Crash
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) The driver for a group of Japanese tourists had little sleep after an 11-hour work day and was dozing off when the shuttle bus rolled on a southern Utah highway and killed three passengers, according to a lawsuit filed by two of... Read More

Hotel Says Hard Rock Lawsuit Violates Contract
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAS VEGAS - (AP) Owners of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas say a federal lawsuit filed by the Hard Rock Cafe chain over their shared name is hurting their bottom line in Nevada and other states. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers... Read More