#Lawsuit

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Vince Finaldi, plaintiff's lawyer said that they will appeal against the ruling. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@michaeljackson)

  • A Los Angeles court dismissed the lawsuit in which a man alleged that Michael Jackson abused him as a boy
  • A similar case was dismissed after a lawsuit was filed by a man named James Safechuck in October
  • The lawyer of plaintiff said that ruling was flawed and an appeal will be made

.Virginia, USA
Derrick Thompson was pulled out of his car by the neck. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Lawsuit was settled at $20,000 with the state admitting to no wrongdoings
  • Superintendent that Hewitt’s conduct was inappropriate
  • The trooper was fired in February

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bassnectar is accused of 'engaging in a human trafficking venture'. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The group of attorneys named companies associated with Bassnectar
  • Bassnectar formally announced a music hiatus in June 2020
  • The lawsuit says that the victims were 'sexually abused as minors'

Lil Nas X's collaborator has landed in a legal soup.(Photo Credit: Twitter/@saint)

  • Nike is suing MSCHF Product Studio, the company that linked up with the rapper to create the "Satan Shoe"
  • Nike alleges that the release has prompted boycott calls against them
  • The shoes sold out almost instantly after dropping on Monday, going for $1,018 a pair

.Kenosha, WI, USA
Jacob Blake was shot seven times. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AttorneyCrump)

  • The lawsuit only names Officer Rusten Shesky as the defendant
  • The lawsuit demands an amount sufficient to compensate for the injuries
  • The court filing blames Sheskey for taking the action while being indifferent towards the rights of Blake

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The University did not investigate the accused up until 2016. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • George Tyndall, the accused, faces up to 64 years in prison if convicted
  • Tyndall worked as an on-campus gynaecologist for three decades
  • The amount is believed to be a record breaking agreement for cases with such circumstances

Integrating 20 cases from 2011 and 2012, the consolidated lawsuit asks for more than $15 billion from Facebook. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • The class action lawsuit accuses Facebook of illegally wiretapping users
  • Laws in the US make it illegal to tap into any electronic communication medium unless one is party to the exchange
  • The suit alleges that the corporation tracked its users when they were away from social media

Joe Biden had signed the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package to help revive the US economy affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo Credit: Facebook Screengrab/The White House)

  • Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost argued that the government was seeking to "commandeer" state taxing authority
  • The lawsuit is the most serious legal salvo against the signature element of Biden's economic agenda
  • The case is reminiscent of challenges to the Affordable Care Act

.Houston, TX, USA
The baby was hit in crossfire. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Daisha Smalls said that bullet fragments remained lodged in the brain of her son
  • On that day, an armed man being pursued by police tried to pull her out of her vehicle and was shot by the police
  • The baby, who was also in the car

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is in the docks. (Photo Credit: Twitter/Ken Paxton)

  • The lawsuit has been filed in the Northern District of California
  • Twitter said the action was to stop Paxton from harassing the company in retaliation for its content-moderation decisions
  • After Twitter suspended Trump's account, the Texas Attorney General issued a civil investigative demand