Lawcore.com Legal Topics Archive: December 2006
Heirs Of Writer Sue Heirs Of Compose
The heirs of a writer that penned the words for a number of operas are suing the heirs of a compose who wrote the music for the operas, claiming that before his death the composer had provided contracts that gave the writer – and therefore his heirs – a cut of the royalties from his music in exchange for the rights to use the words penned by the writer.
Topic Added December 1st, 2006
Hotel Owners Sued Over Profiting From Illegal Activity
Two Tenderloin hotel owners, who were accused of allowing illegal activity on the premises and profiting from the activity, have been sued by the city on behalf of the tenants from the hotel.
Topic Added December 4th, 2006
HP Pays Millions Over Spying Scandal
Computer and printer giant, Hewlett Packard, has been forced to shell out fourteen and a half million dollars to settle a lawsuit that was filed against the company by the California Attorney General’s Office.
Topic Added December 5th, 2006
Man Arrested As Terrorist Reduces Sum Of Lawsuit
A man who was arrested on suspicion of being a terrorist, and was then tortured, has reduced a four hundred million dollar lawsuit filed against the federal government to thirty seven million.
Topic Added December 6th, 2006
Man Sues Company Over Drug Coated Stents
A man from West Palm Beach County is suing Johnson and Johnson, as well as a subsidiary of the company, over drug coated stents that were inserted into his arteries.
Topic Added December 7th, 2006
Olivia Newton John Files Lawsuit Against Universal
Star of the 1970s hit movie Grease, Olivia Newton John, has filed a lawsuit against Universal, claiming that she is owed royalties from the soundtrack to Grease.
Topic Added December 8th, 2006
Songwriter’s Children File Lawsuit Against Aunt
The children of a songwriter have filed a lawsuit against their aunt – the sister of their father – following his death, and have asked that she be removed as the executor of his estate.
Topic Added December 11th, 2006
Dismissed Police Sergeant Filed Lawsuit
A lawsuit has been filed by a dismissed police sergeant who claims to have been fired as the result of gender discrimination.
Topic Added December 13th, 2006
Doctor Being Sued For Sexual Assault
A psychiatrist from Baltimore County is being sued by a woman that claims she was raped by him while under sedation.
Topic Added December 14th, 2006
Lawsuit Against Methadone Clinic Thrown Out By Judge
A Blair County judge has thrown out a lawsuit that was filed against a methadone clinic, after the plaintiff alleged that a car crash in which he was involved was the fault of the clinic.
Topic Added December 20th, 2006
Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Transgender Woman Over Job Offer
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 26-year-old transgender woman, claiming that a job offer that had been made to her was subsequently withdrawn after it was discovered by the employer that she was a transgender.
Topic Added December 22nd, 2006
Lawsuit Filed To Halt Execution By Lethal Injection
A lawsuit has been filed to halt the execution of an inmate by lethal injection after the inmate complained that the lethal injection would cause him unnecessary suffering.
Topic Added December 26th, 2006
Lawsuits Filed Over Denial Of Resident Alien Applications
A lawsuit has been filed against the Department of Homeland Security's Bureau of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services by two Filipino women and one Chinese woman, all of whom are married to citizens from the United States.
Topic Added December 27th, 2006
Man Being Sued Over Rock Memorabilia
A man is being sued by a number of rock icons in relation to the promotions, reproduction, and sale of a range of rock memorabilia.
Topic Added December 28th, 2006
Millions Awarded In Fatal Air Crash Case
Millions of dollars in compensation have been awarded in the case of a man that was killed in a fatal air crash at the 1999 Arlington Air Show.
Topic Added December 29th, 2006
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