Cher Sues Sonny Bono's Widow In LA Over Sonny & Cher RoyaltiesCher filed suit Wednesday in Los Angeles against former Rep. Mary Bono, alleging the widow of the entertainer's former partner/husband in folk-pop duo Sonny & Cher is illegally withholding royalties from such 1960s hits as "I Got You Babe" and "The Beat Goes On."
Spencer Elden, Naked Baby Depicted On Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Album Cover, Sues Band Alleging Child PornographyThe 30-year-old man pictured as a naked baby on the cover of the multimillion-selling Nirvana album "Nevermind" filed suit Tuesday in Los Angeles, alleging the former members of the grunge-rock trio, various record companies, art directors and others violated federal criminal child pornography laws and caused him lifelong suffering by "trafficking" his image worldwide.
SAG-AFTRA President Blasts Disney for `Bullying' Scarlett JohanssonSAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said Friday that executives at The Walt Disney Co. should be "ashamed of themselves" for their reaction to actress Scarlett Johansson's lawsuit against the company for alleged breach of contract.
Homeowner Of Rented Malibu Residence Where Deck Collapsed Getting Sued By Some Party-GoersSome party-goers are suing the owner of a Malibu home after the deck collapsed on May 5 with more than a dozen people on it.
LAPD Facing Lawsuit After Officers Arrest Black Man During Search For White SuspectThe Los Angeles Police Department is facing a civil suit after officers arrested a Black man outside of his home during a search for a white suspect in 2019.
Ex-Call Center Workers Say Protests Over Lack Of PPE Led To Them Being FiredTwo former employees of a loan company are suing the firm, alleging they were wrongfully fired in 2020 for protesting that they were not given personal protective equipment to protect them from the coronavirus.
Delta Airline Employee Alleges Sexual Harassment Stress Forced Her To Take Medical LeaveA female employee of Delta Air Lines Inc. is suing the company, alleging she has been subjected to ongoing sexual harassment at work and that the carrier has ignored her complaints, causing her to become withdrawn and forcing her to take medication.
LA Fitness Seeks Rent Reimbursement For Westwood Gym Closed During PandemicThe parent company of gym chain L.A. Fitness is suing the property owner of its Westwood gym, seeking reimbursement of more than $500,000 in rent paid even though the business has been unable to operate for nearly a year due to coronavirus-related closures.
OC Board Of Supervisors To Change Meeting Rules After ACLU LawsuitPublic speaking rules at the Orange County Board of Supervisors' meetings will change due to a settlement approved Tuesday with the American Civil Liberties Union.
LA Wins Settlement Against Walgreens For Improper Waste Disposal, Mishandling Customer RecordsAfter an investigation that lasted nearly seven years, Walgreens will pay the city of Los Angeles and 44 other local jurisdictions $3.5 million for improper waste disposal and mishandling of customers' records, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Hollywood Performers Union SAG-AFTRA Accused Of Age Discrimination In LawsuitThe Screen Actors Guild, or SAG-AFTRA union that represents Hollywood performers, is being accused of discrimination based on age because of changes to its healthcare plan.
Westfield Sues LA County To Reopen Indoor MallsWestfield is suing Los Angeles County, challenging what the company calls the "unjustifiable" COVID-19 closure of its shopping centers, according to court papers obtained Tuesday morning.
'Spinal Tap' Creators Reach Settlement In Lawsuit Over ProfitsA settlement has been reached in a long-running dispute between the creators of "This Is Spinal Tap" and Vivendi SA, which owns the rights to the cult mockumentary.
Taylor Swift 'Shake It Off' Lawsuit To Go Forward In LAA Los Angeles federal judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a pair of songwriters who claim Taylor Swift lifted lyrics from their 2001 recording as the basis for her 2014 hit "Shake It Off."
Family Of Man Who Died After Contracting COVID-19 Sues Hollywood Nursing Home Where He LivedAccording to the Los Angeles County Public Health Department, 58 residents and 38 staff members at the facility have tested positive for COVID-19. At least 19 of them have died.