Uber, beset by scandal, faces battle over ‘destructive’ lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ride-services company Uber is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after investor Benchmark Capital filed a lawsuit against the company’s ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, dealing another blow to the firm as it struggles to recover from a series of scandals and hire a new leader. Reuters: Business(…)

Kanye West Files $10 Million Lawsuit Over Canceled Tour, Suing Insurance Company for Nonpayment After Mental Breakdown

Kanye West has filed a $ 10 million lawsuit against Lloyd’s of London for failing to pay out on an insurance policy after his Saint Pablo tour was canceled in November 2016. As previously reported, the remaining dates on the rapper’s tour were scrapped at the end of last year after his erratic behavior This(…)

Venus Williams Not Clear Of Wrongful Death Lawsuit Yet — Family Of Car Crash Victim Now Demanding Prescription & Phone Records

It seemed Venus Williams had gone from at fault to in the clear after video of her fatal car accident had shown she had not illegally entered the intersection. But the estate of the late Jerome Barson is not giving up its wrongful death lawsuit just yet. According to TMZ, lawyers have now filed a(…)

Australia Will Pay $52.7 Million to Settle a Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Abuse on Manus Island

Australia’s federal government has agreed to pay about $ 52.7 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by asylum seekers who say they suffered physical and psychological harm while in detention at offshore immigration facilities on Manus Island. ABC News reports that the payout will go to more than 1,900 asylum seekers who brought(…)

Jim Carrey Challenges Late Girlfriend’s Mother’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Calls STD Accusations ‘Irrelevant’

Jim Carrey is fighting to get his late girlfriend Cathriona White’s mother’s wrongful death lawsuit against him dismissed. According to Entertainment Tonight, Carrey’s attorney, Todd Eagan, filed a motion to dismiss all claims made by Brigid Sweetman, claiming the lawsuit following her estranged daughter’s suicide is a “shameful This article originally appeared on Jim(…)