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Losing The 'Empty Chair' At Trial
Posted on 6 Apr 2012 by William A. Ruskin

It has become common practice in multi-party toxic tort litigation for co-defendants to avoid taking potshots at each other during discovery or at trial. Pursuant to this reasoning, if the defendants point fingers at each other, it will only inure to... Read More

Joe Pesci Sues Over Gotti Biopic Role; Claims Disputed
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Joe Pesci claims the makers of a biopic on the Gotti family have made him an offer he can refuse a lesser part in the movie and a $2 million salary cut. The actor sued Fiore Films on Wednesday, seeking the $3 million he said he was... Read More

Massachusetts Judge Dismisses Winklevoss Lawsuit Against Facebook
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A federal judge in Boston has dismissed a lawsuit a gainst Facebook filed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, Harvard classmates of CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The Winklevoss twins' claim that Zuckerberg stole the idea for Facebook from them... Read More

Lil Wayne Sued For $15 Million Over Song 'Bedrock'
Posted on 5 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Rapper Lil Wayne faces a $15 million legal battle over allegations he stole the hit song "Bedrock." Georgia-based production company Done Deal Enterprises is suing Wayne, Universal Music Group, Cash Money Records and Young Money... Read More

ACLU Sues Feds For Shackling Immigrant Detainees
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have filed a lawsuit i n San Francisco federal court seeking to stop a practice in which alleged illegal immigrants are shackled at the feet, waist and wrists while appearing in... Read More

Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy Over Lookalike in Ads
Posted on 25 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Kim Kardashian wants Old Navy to stop using a lookalike to advertise its clothing. The reality show starlet and model on Wednesday sued the clothing store and its parent company, The Gap Inc., in a Los Angeles federal court alleging... Read More

Border Gun Shop Owners Sue Over New Requirement
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Gun store owners in states along the U.S.-Mexico border sued the acting director of the federal agency that oversees firearms to halt a new requirement that they alert authorities if someone buys multiple high-powered rifles in a five-day... Read More

Studio Sues Pair Over Leaked 'Twilight' Images
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The makers of the "Twilight" movies have sued two people they claim are responsible for leaking images of unfinished scenes from the series finale "Breaking Dawn." A lawsuit filed Monday by Summit Entertainment in... Read More