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.
UC System To Sue Over ICE Directive Forcing International Students To Take In-Person Classes Or Leave USHarvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have also filed lawsuits, and the University of Southern California said it was weighing its legal options.
Vanessa Bryant Seeking Damages From Helicopter Company In Crash That Killed Kobe, Gianna BryantThe new claim filed last Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court did not specify the amount she is seeking in personal damages, but does say the late NBA star’s lost earnings were in the “hundreds of millions.”
ACLU Sues LA, San Bernardino Over Curfew OrdersDefendants named in the lawsuit include Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, LAPD Chief Michel Moore, Sheriff Alex Villanueva and San Bernardino police Chief Eric McBride.
Dodgers Fan Sues Team Over 2019 Parking Lot Beating That Left Him In Coma With Broken SkullA Dodgers fan who said he was attacked in the stadium parking lot after a 2019 home game is suing the team, alleging the lighting was poor and security was lacking.
Led Zeppelin Did Not Lift 'Stairway To Heaven' Riff, Appeals Court RulesLed Zeppelin did not steal the opening guitar riff of the band's song "Stairway to Heaven" from the defunct Los Angeles group Spirit, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Family Of Man Killed By Off-Duty Officer Inside Corona Costco Files Civil Rights LawsuitThe family of a developmentally disabled man who was fatally shot by an off-duty officer inside a Corona Costco has announced the filing of a civil rights lawsuit.
88-Year-Old Woman Who Tripped Over Scooter, Fracturing Hip, Sues Lyft And City Of Santa MonicaAn 87-year-old woman who tripped over a Lyft scooter in Santa Monica, fracturing her hip and elbow, was suing the city, the rideshare company, and the Santa Monica Community College District.