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    Netflix's My Unorthodox Life star Julia Haart is suing her 'billionaire' estranged husband and Bill Clinton's former lawyer for defamation, in the latest front of the ex-couple's courtroom war.  In the fiery filing Haart claims former billionaire Silvio Scaglia used a team to smear her in the tabloids, calling him 'a profligate schemer and liar' and Lanny Davis, Bill Clinton's attorney and Hillary champion 'a reckless publicist and notorious sleaze-merchant.' Scaglia’s lawyers hit back with an equally incendiary response, telling DailyMail.com that Haart is a ‘con artist’ and calling her suit ‘a publicity stunt by a desperate and sad litigant’. Haart, 51, and Scaglia, 63, have been fighting over the terms of their divorce and the fate of their modeling company, Elite, in New York and Delaware courtrooms, both slinging stinging accusations of lies, deceit and financial foul play. In a complaint filed in New York on Wednesday, Haart accused Scaglia of orchestrating a 'malicious campaign' to paint her as a 'seductress' who 'frivolously squandered [Elite's] cash and other assets behind his back'. Haart even claimed the Swiss businessman once...
    Donald Trump was once paid in gold bars that were wheeled into the Trump Tower apartment, new book claims as he faces sweeping $250m lawsuit from New York AG Letitia James for 'lying about the value of his property.' The forthcoming book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman called 'Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America' and obtained by CNN, reveals new details about his business dealings, including the gold bar payment.  She wrote that Trump used to sometimes receive lease payments in cash and that a leaseholder once gave him the gold bars covering the cash portion of the lease on a parking garage. The parking garage was in the General Motors building in Manhattan, bought by Trump in 1998. According to Haberman's book, Trump was clueless about what to do with the gold bars. He told Matt Calamari who was a security guard that became CEO of Trump's Organization to take the bars to his apartment in Trump Tower. But it is not known where the gold bars ended up. CNN reported that...
    Former President Trump launched a fresh attack on New York attorney general Letitia James after she sued him for $250 million on accusations that he lied about his property values.  He called James, who is black, 'racist' and accused her of bringing forward the case to help her 'really bad poll numbers.'  'Another Witch Hunt by a racist Attorney General, Letitia James, who failed in her run for Governor, getting almost zero support from the public, and now is doing poorly against Law & Order A.G. candidate, highly respected Michael Henry,' Trump wrote in a post on Truth Social.  'I never thought this case would be brought - until I saw her really bad poll numbers. She is a fraud who campaigned on a “get Trump” platform, despite the fact that the city is one of the crime and murder disasters of the world under her watch!'  New York AG Letitia James announced Wednesday that her office is suing former President Donald Trump and his adult children James said that the president and his children engaged in 'numerous...
    E. Jean Carroll, who has accused former President Donald Trump of raping her in a Manhattan dressing room in the mid-1990s, is planning to file a new lawsuit under a recently passed New York law. Trump vehemently denies the accusations, saying that Carroll concocted the story in order to sell her book, where she first publicly made the claims. The former Elle columnist wants to consolidate her upcoming lawsuit with her ongoing defamation case against Trump, according to Axios. She has been unable to pursue legal action against Trump due to the statute of limitations, but the Adult Survivors Act, signed into law by New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D), gives her an opening. TRUMP PLANS TO FILE COUNTERCLAIM AGAINST RAPE ACCUSER JEAN CARROLL IN DEFAMATION FIGHT The new law allows New Yorkers over the age of 18 to sue those that they allege sexually assaulted them, regardless of the statute of limitations. However, the law will only be in place for one year upon taking effect, six months after it was signed. The window will open...
    A WITNESS who claims to have seen Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie's violent Moab argument claims he hit her with "a closed fist" and has slammed cops for treating the killer as the victim. This week marks a year since the 22-year-old's death on August 27, 2021, and she was discovered nearly a month later in Wyoming after being murdered by her fiancé on a cross-country camping trip. 6Body-cam footage showed Gabby and Brain being pulled over shortly after the fight 6Sobbing Gabby Petito seen in a police car telling officers Brian grabbed her face 6The initial argument occurred outside the MoonFlower Co-Op in Moab, UtahCredit: Matthew Symons for the u.s. sun Gabby's family is set to sue Moab Police Department for $50million after their bungled traffic stop on August 12, days before she was killed, in which they failed to make an arrest and left her vulnerable. Police pulled over the couple's white van after a 911 caller claimed Brian slapped his girlfriend during an argument outside a local store, and an officer witnessed their vehicle swerve in...
    One of former President Donald Trump's go-to lawyers once called New York Attorney General 'that black b****' and has sang raps songs with the N-word in the office, a lawsuit alleges.  A black former legal assistant who used to work for New Jersey-based attorney Alina Habba claims she made a series of racist remarks over the years, and began singing sexually-explicit songs with the N-word in the office. And at one point, Na'syia Drayton claims, Habba angrily shouted, 'I hate that black b****' after suffering a legal defeat to New York Attorney General Letitia James in April.  'Plaintiff Na'syia Drayton was appalled about the racist remarks made about the Attorney General, Letitia James, and felt astonished that her supervisor felt comfortable and entitled to make such statements in the workplace, in her presence,' the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in New Jersey Superior Court, says.  It allegedly came after New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur F Engoron ruled that Trump would be held in contempt of court and forced to pay a $10,000 fine for every day he fails to turn over financial...
    A new lawsuit claims that Skittles are unsafe to eat.The lawsuit alleges that Skittles are made with a known toxin, titanium dioxide, which is unfit for human consumption.In 2016, the candy maker, Mars, said it was planning on getting rid of the chemical compound from its products. The lawsuit claims it is still being used.A Mars spokesperson says the company does not comment on pending litigation, but its use of Titanium Dioxide complies with FDA regulations.
    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed another lawsuit against the Biden administration over its lack of defending the southern border. Leading a coalition of 14 states, the lawsuit challenges a new asylum rule that switches much of the authority over granting asylum away from federal immigration judges, giving it to asylum officers with the Department of Homeland Security. “This is nothing more than a radical attempt to set up a system that encourages illegal immigration and undermines the rule of law,” said Brnovich in a statement. “President Biden may not care about the American people, but I do. I will continue to push back against his unlawful policies and imperial edicts.” The attorneys general are concerned that combined with the Biden administration rescinding the Title 42 COVID-19 restrictions on the border on May 23, the result will be a “massive increase in unlawful border crossings and asylum claims,” which “even the Administration admits.” The asylum rules go into effect just eight days later on May 31. The complaint expresses concern that the Biden administration is deliberately adding the asylum...
    Blac Chyna claimed this weekend that the Kardashians 'hurt me financially and emotionally' and 'hurt my beautiful KIDS' by allegedly getting her reality show Rob And Chyna canceled. The 33-year-old model - who shares her daughter Dream, five, with her ex Rob Kardashian - tweeted a new statement regarding her legal battle against his mother Kris Jenner and his sisters Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner. Chyna has spent years insisting that Kris, Kim, Khloe and Kylie connived to help get Rob And Chyna axed. Meanwhile Rob's attorney Marty Singer has previously argued that Chyna and Rob's breakup is what caused the reality series to end. Allegations: Blac Chyna claimed this weekend that the Kardashians 'hurt me financially and emotionally' and 'hurt my beautiful KIDS' by allegedly getting her reality show canceled 'Taking them to court': She tweeted a new statement regarding her legal battle against his mother Kris Jenner and his sisters Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian and Kylie Jenner The social media influencer, whose real name is Angela Renee White, also shares a son called King Cairo, nine, with...
    BRIAN Laundrie's parents have slammed the "baseless" new lawsuit from Gabby Petito's family claiming that they knew that their son killed the vlogger. Petito's dad, Joseph, and mom, Nichole Schmidt, filed a civil lawsuit against Chris and Roberta Laundrie on Thursday, WFLA reported. 3Chris and Roberta Laundrie have slammed the lawsuitCredit: Splash Attorney Steve Bertolino told The Sun: "As I have maintained over the last several months, the Laundrie‘s have not publicly commented at my direction which is their right under the law. "Assuming everything the Petitos allege in their lawsuit is true, which we deny, this lawsuit does not change the fact that the Laundries had no obligation to speak to Law Enforcement or any third-party including the Petito family. "This fundamental legal principle renders the Petito’s claims to be baseless under the law." The bombshell allegations involved in the documents were not previously mentioned by the FBI, the outlet reported. Despite a coroner determining that Gabby's cause of death was homicide by manual strangulation, the new lawsuit claims she also suffered blunt force injuries to the head and neck. Petito's parents...
    A Manhattan judge has blocked New York Attorney General Letitia James’s attempt to break up the National Rifle Association (NRA), though her lawsuit against the gun-rights group is allowed to remain open. Judge Joel M. Cohen said James’s accusations do not “allege the type of public harm that is the legal linchpin for imposing the ‘corporate death penalty.’” “Her allegations concern primarily private harm to the NRA and its members and donors, which if proven can be addressed by the targeted, less intrusive relief she seeks through other claims in her Complaint,” Cohen wrote in a 42-page decision. “The Complaint does not allege that any financial misconduct benefited the NRA, or that the NRA exists primarily to carry out such activity, or that the NRA is incapable of continuing its legitimate activities on behalf of its millions of members,” he added. The judge also said dissolving the advocacy group would have an impact on “free speech and assembly rights of its millions of members.” James filed a lawsuit against the NRA and four of its top current and former executives...
    More On: trey songz Ex-hoops star claims Trey Songz raped her in Vegas hotel Trey Songz subject of sexual assault investigation in Las Vegas A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie drops thousands on strippers at Sapphire Trey Songz sued for allegedly punching a bartender at Cardi B concert A new lawsuit accusing Trey Songz of sexual assault, including “brutal” rape, was filed in Los Angeles on Tuesday. The alleged victim, who is described as “Jane Doe” in court documents obtained by Page Six, is seeking $20 million in damages. The unnamed woman claims she had a casual and “occasionally sexual” relationship with the “Na Na” singer, 37, but alleges that things took a dark turn on March 24, 2016, when he raped her anally. Court docs state that she allegedly required and received immediate emergency medical care after the incident, which she claims took place during a party in West Hills, Calif. The plaintiff alleges Songz, whose real name is Tremaine Neverson, turned into a “savage rapist” once they entered a bedroom. The woman allegedly “screamed in pain” and “begged”...
    (CNN)A baby was left alone in a room with her deceased mother for five days at a New York homeless shelter and was found in desperate need of food, water and basic needs, according to a lawsuit filed by the infant's father. The New York City Department of Homeless Services (NYCDHS) is being sued by Quraan Laboy, who alleges the agency -- which was caring for his one-year-old daughter at the time -- neglected the child and failed to follow shelter protocols, according to a petition filed with the New York Supreme Court. The infant and her deceased mother, Shelbi Westlake, were discovered the night of July 25, 2021, after someone called building security about a "foul odor" emanating from Westlake's room, an incident report from NYCDHS provided in the court filing alleges.Read MoreBuilding security personnel called emergency medical services, who then entered Westlake's room and pronounced the 26-year-old dead, according to the incident report. Her daughter was found under the bed and taken to a hospital for evaluation, the report states.CNN has reached out to the medical examiner's office...
    Bob Dylan's lawyers have formally denied allegations he groomed a 12-year-old girl for weeks, fed her drugs and sexually abused her repeatedly in 1965. Dismissing her 'ludicrous' claims, the legal team said the accuser, known as JC, has also claimed to have been abducted by aliens and flown their spaceship.  She filed the lawsuit in August, claiming the singer-songwriter, now 80, tried to 'lower her inhibitions with the object of sexually abusing her, which he did, coupled with the provision of drugs, alcohol and threats of physical violence, leaving her emotionally scarred and psychologically damaged to this day'. Bob Dylan's lawyers have formally denied allegations he groomed a 12-year-old girl for weeks, fed her drugs and sexually abused her repeatedly in 1965 She initially said the abuse took place over a six-week period between April and May in 1965 including at the Chelsea Hotel in New York, which was once home to famous artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Alice Cooper and Joni Mitchell. But last week the lawsuit was amended to say it took place over 'several months'. RELATED ARTICLES ...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A football fan is suing the New York Jets and the New York Giants for $6 billion. The West Village resident filed the suit this week, claiming the teams are taking advantage of the New York name. Both teams currently play their home games at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. The lawsuit wants them to put New Jersey in their name or move back to New York by 2025. If not, he wants them fined for false advertising and deceptive practices.
    Robert de Niro has claimed his ex-assistant used his frequent flyer miles worth $300,000 and paid for dog-sitting, Pilates classes and hotels using a company credit card, according to new court documents. The actor, 78, is suing Graham Chase Robinson for $6 million, claiming she helped herself to cash in a four-year spending spree while working for his company Canal Productions. Robinson has launched her own legal action against de Niro which seeks $12 million in damages, alleging that the Raging Bull star was verbally abusive, made 'sexually charged comments,' and  subjected her to 'unwanted physical contact.' In newly-filed court documents obtained by RadarOnline, de Niro has included a 2019 letter from his lawyer to his ex-employee who had worked her way up from personal assistant to Vice President of Production and Finance. 'I was asked to respond to your recent emails addressed to Bob. Please note that Bob does not wish to communicate with you. As such, please direct correspondence regarding this matter to me,' the letter states.    Robert De Niro as 'Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran on the set of The Irishman on...
    The judge in Prince Andrew's sex abuse case is weighing up whether to throw out a sex assault lawsuit against Queen Elizabeth's second son and is giving the royal's lawyer a particularly hard time.   Judge Lewis Kaplan heard arguments Tuesday morning in Virginia Roberts Giuffre's case against the Duke of York. The judge will rule on whether to dismiss Giuffre's case against Andrew 'pretty soon.'  Andrew's lawyers are arguing that a $500,000 deal between Giuffre and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein shields the duke from liability, as she sues him for alleged sexual assault when she was a teenager.   Giuffre's legal team claims that the agreement is irrelevant to her complaint against Andrew  and that the case must proceed - but the duke's legal team has now made its argument to dismiss the case. On Monday, the lawyer for Giuffre described the royal as 'somebody to whom the girls were trafficked' as a hearing in the bombshell case took place in New York.  Judge Lewis Kaplan is holding the case by video call a day after a document was made...
    Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Letitia James on Monday in a bid to stop her investigation into his family business. The former president is accusing New York State's top prosecutor of retaliating against him as a political opponent, according to the New York Times. For more than two years James has been looking into whether the Trump Organization committed fraud by inflating the value of Trump's real estate assets in statements to banks and tax authorities. 'Her mission is guided solely by political animus and a desire to harass, intimidate, and retaliate against a private citizen who she views as a political opponent,' the lawsuit states. Trump's lawyers asked an upstate New York court this morning to stop James' investigation, claiming it infringes on his constitutional rights. DailyMail.com has reached out to James' office for comment.  Earlier this month James said she was seeking a deposition from Trump. Trump filed the lawsuit in an upstate New York court on Monday morning
    Comedian Trevor Noah is suing a New York City hospital and orthopedic surgeon for being 'negligent' during a surgery he underwent last year. In the lawsuit, filed in the New York Supreme Court, Noah claims both the Hospital for Special Surgery as well as Dr. Riley J. Williams were 'careless in failing to treat and care for [him] in a careful and skillful manner.' It also accuses them of failing to 'use proper tests and examinations in order to diagnose the conditions' he 'was suffering' from, and 'failing to use approved methods in general use in the care and treatment' of Noah, 37, who underwent surgery at the hospital on November 23, 2020. The lawsuit further claims that the hospital and surgeon failed to 'prescribe proper medications,' and failed to 'discontinue certain prescription medications.' As a result, it claims, Noah suffered 'severe personal injury,' resulting in a 'loss of enjoyment for life.'  DailyMail.com has reached out to Noah, as well as his attorney, Justin Blitz, for more information. It has also contacted the hospital for comment.  Comedian Trevor Noah, left,...
    The lawsuit says Republicans passed an 'absurd' congressional map that gives white voters more power. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Monday a new congressional map that will keep Republicans in a sizable majority of the state's congressional delegation for the next decade, a move accomplished by diluting the power of voters of color — even though the vast majority of Texas' population growth in the state came from minority groups. Immediately after Abbott signed the map into law, Voto Latino, a group that works to encourage the Latino community to vote, sued the state, arguing that "the new districts violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act by diluting the voting strength of communities of color, particularly Latinx and Black communities." "This map clearly dilutes the voting strength of communities of color in violation of federal law, and my team will fight to ensure that a new map that adequately represents the state's minority populations and allows Latinx and Black voters to elect candidates of their choice...
    A Walmart forklift operator and his 14-year-old nephew died in a Pennsylvania house fire last year after a 911 operator hung up on the man frantically begging for help because he spoke Spanish and not English, an explosive federal lawsuit alleges. The 72-page complaint filed last week in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania by seven ousted Lehigh County 911 dispatchers claims, in part, that Spanish-speaking callers were denied help, that some operators slept during work hours, while others played the game of cornhole on the job or watched fireworks on the roof instead of taking emergency calls.  The lawsuit paints the 911 dispatch center as a 'hostile environment' where minority callers who were not fluent in English were ignored, and where a Latina supervisor was the target of discrimination and racially charged comments.  Arguably one of the most startling portions of the complaint is related to a 911 call that 44-year-old Heriberto Santiago Jr. placed on July 27, 2020, reporting a fire at his home in the 700 block of North Fair Street in Allentown, which...
    A national parent-led organization that aims to “reclaim our schools from activists promoting harmful agendas” is suing a New England school district for alleged discrimination against white students. The Parents Defending Education organization in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, is accusing Wellesley Public Schools of discrimination by creating certain affinity groups for communities of color. It is further alleged that Wellesley held segregated events for students where some were invited but white students were excluded. 
“It is appalling that an American public school has consciously implemented a policy to segregate students based on race and ethnicity,” Nicole Neily, President and Founder of Parents Defending Education said. 
“Excluding children from activities based on immutable characteristics is not only immoral, but unconstitutional – and must be ended immediately – both in Wellesley and everywhere else this practice exists” Parents Defending Education announced the lawsuit on social media earlier this week. 
“Parents Defending Education filed a lawsuit against Wellesley Public Schools alleging that the district has systemically and repeatedly violated students’ First and Fourteenth Amendment rights, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of...
    DOG the Bounty Hunter is being sued over allegations that he called the Parkland shooter’s brother the R-word slur and filed a false report with the FBI against his former business partner.  In the lawsuit, filed on Thursday in Virginia and obtained exclusively by The Sun, Michael Donovan the CEO of Unleashed Entertainment alleged that Dog “lied about meeting Zachary Cruz, the Parkland shooter’s brother, and that he falsely asserted that the young man was "r****ded." 4Dog the Bounty Hunter has been sued over allegations he filed a false report with the FBICredit: Social Media - Refer to source 4In the suit, Dog is accused of calling Zachary Cruz (pictured) the R-word slurCredit: Getty Zach has been living with Michael and Richard since 2018 according to various reports. Michael was working with Dog on a canned reality show for Unleashed, however the CEO had alleged in the suit that the reality star was fired over various ethical violations, including using racial slurs and homophobic troupes. The complaint alleges: “On or about January 30, 2021, Defendant Chapman made a knowingly false report...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis and Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. signed a gambling deal in April.Two prominent South Florida businessmen and the group No Casinos have filed a lawsuit seeking to block a deal that allows sports betting in Florida, arguing the agreement signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and approved by the Legislature violates the state Constitution and federal laws. The legal challenge, filed Monday in Washington, D.C., is the third federal lawsuit challenging the sweeping deal, known as a compact, giving the Seminole Tribe of Florida control of sports betting throughout the state. Plaintiffs in the new lawsuit include South Florida developer Armando Codina and Miami car dealer Norman Braman, who have been longtime opponents of expanded gambling. The challenge accuses President Joe Biden’s administration of violating federal law by allowing the compact to go into effect and failing to consider a 2018 Florida constitutional amendment that requires statewide voter approval of gambling expansions. The compact, signed by DeSantis and Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. in April and later approved by the Legislature, opens...
    A star ballerina accused of helping her husband sexually abuse two underage girls is now facing similar claims from three other women, one of whom says the dancer menaced her with a gun during a violent rape.  An expanded lawsuit, filed late last week, accuses Dusty Button, Boston Ballet's former principal dancer, of befriending the underage girl in 2014 and introducing her to her husband, dance teacher Mitchell Taylor Button.  She has been anonymized in the lawsuit as Jane Doe 100, which also includes new claims from two other women.  It also accuses her of abusing two other underage girls.   Jane Doe 100's attorney Sigrid McCawley has come forward to detail her client's claims against the Buttons.   The couple then allegedly plied the girl with booze and took her back to their home where Mitchell allegedly raped her inside a gun-lined room. Dusty was holding a gun and appeared to film the encounter, while the 'terrified' girl cried and begged for the abuse to stop, the suit claims.  This marks the fifth alleged victim to come forward to accuse the couple...
    (CNN)Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in New York state court Tuesday against his niece Mary Trump, as well as several New York Times journalists, for the disclosure of his tax information that was published in several New York Times articles.Trump's lawsuit -- which is seeking "damages in an amount to be determined at trial, but believed to be no less than One Hundred Million Dollars" -- alleges that Mary Trump's disclosure of the tax information to the Times amounted to an illegal breach of contract, among other claims, because the disclosure allegedly violated a 2001 settlement agreement among the Trump family. The former president's lawsuit also accuses the Times' journalists of "tortious interference" with the settlement agreement, among other claims, in how they "relentlessly sought out Mary Trump and intentionally procured her breach of the Settlement Agreement." The Times' Susanne Craig, David Barstow and Russ Buettner are named as defendants."The actions of Mary Trump and The Times Defendant were motivated, at least in part, by their actual malice towards Plaintiff," the lawsuit alleges. It claims that the Times...
    A new Jeffery Epstein victim accused the dead pedophile of luring her to New York when she was in high school and sexually abused her for 15 years, according to a bombshell lawsuit filed Tuesday. According to the lawsuit, filed anonymously in Manhattan Supreme Court, Epstein had targeted the 15-year-old, given the alias of Alice Poe in the suit, and abused her from 2003 to 2018.     The court papers go on to say that the victim was subjected to 'strangulation, slapping, beating, tormenting, abuse, insult, coercion, gaslighting and physical injuries,' which resulted in 'confusion, trauma bonding' and other emotional and physical injuries.   Epstein had been arrested for sex trafficking and sexually abusing more than 200 women around the world, including minors. Dozens of women filed civil lawsuits following the billionaire financier's death  A new victim of Epstein filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Aug. 10. The victim, known only as Alice Poe, says Epstein abused her for 15 years  'Consistent with Epstein's modus operandi,' while the woman was under age, Epstein trafficked her to...
    A famous ballerina and her instructor husband have been accused of restraining then sexually abusing their former protégé in a gun-filled room.   Sage Humphries and another professional dancer, Gina Menichino, on July 28 filed a civil complaint in US District Court in Nevada, accusing Mitchell Taylor Button of sexually and emotionally abusing the two women years apart. Button is the husband of Dusty Button, Boston Ballet's former principal dancer who now has a large following on social media. She has also been named as an alleged predator in Humphries and Menichino's suit, but is not listed as a defendant.  Former Boston Ballet star Dusty Button (left) has been implicated in a federal lawsuit accusing her husband, Mitchell Button (right), of sexually abusing young dancers, including a child Boston Ballet dancer Sage Humphries (left) and professional dancer Gina Menichino (right) together filed the lawsuit against Mitchell Button  Humphries, now 23, claims Mitchell repeatedly sexually assaulted her in 2017, including with the help of his prima ballerina wife. They deny her claims  The lawsuit alleges that on multiple...
    Child tax credit payments, Merkels DC visit, British Open: 5 things to know Thursday EU court: Polands disciplining of judges breaches EU law © Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic Erika Jayne is denying allegations that her divorce from Tom Girardi is a 'sham.' The reality star got emotional on Wednesday's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills while addressing reports regarding her high-profile legal woes. "This sucks so bad," Jayne said, while talking with costars Kyle Richards and Lisa Rinna via FaceTime. "The things that are being said are just wrong, people are believing them and they are everywhere and it's terrible. And I'm here by myself." Jayne, 50, filed for divorce from Girardi, 82, back in November, after 21 years of marriage. One month after Jayne filed for divorce, Girardi was forced into involuntary bankruptcy. In December, a lawsuit was filed against the pair on behalf of several families who lost loved ones in the Lion Air Flight 610 crash, which occurred in October 2018. Girardi allegedly embezzled settlement money that was supposed to go to the family members of the victims. Girardi and Jayne are accused...
                        A construction company located in Hillsborough County, Gale Force Roofing and Restoration, LLC, challenged the new property insurance law in Florida that took effect on July 1st. The case, filed in June and reviewed by Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker on Friday, argues that a section of the new law (SB 76) violates the company’s first amendment rights by prohibiting them from certain advertisements that encourage homeowners to file roof-damage insurance claims. As stated in the law, “prohibited advertisement” means any written or electronic communication by a contractor that encourages, instructs, or induces a consumer to contact a contractor or public adjuster for the purpose of making an insurance claim for roof damage. Gale Force, specializing in roof repair and restoration specifically, advertise to homeowners for storm damage inspections for their roofs. The law then states that prohibited forms of written and electronic communication include but are not limited to, door hangers, business cards, magnets, flyers, pamphlets, e-mails, and telephone calls. However, while the law list such...
    Rescue workers search in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo in Surfside, Fla. Gerald Herbert/AP A third lawsuit was filed against the Champlain Towers South Condominium Association. The lawsuit was filed by Raysa Rodriguez who had lived in the building for 17 years. She said the building "swayed like a piece of paper" in her class-action lawsuit. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A third lawsuit has been filed against the condominium association of the now-collapsed Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida.  The lawsuit was filed by Raysa Rodriguez, who lived in Unit 907 of the condominium. According to the Miami Herald, she lived in the building for 17 years and was just a few payments short of fully paying off her mortgage. The filing is still awaiting redactions from the Miami-Dade County Clerk and has not been released to the public yet, but the Miami Herald reported that Rodriguez filed a class action suit similar to the first lawsuit filed against the Champlain Towers South Condominium Association by resident Manuel Drezner. According to the...
    A former New Jersey official has asked a court to add defamation claims against the governor and a state lawmaker to his pending whistleblower lawsuit. Christopher Neuwirth, a former assistant commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health’s Division of Public Health, Infrastructure, Laboratories and Emergency Preparedness, filed a motion to add the defamation claims against the state, the governor and a state lawmaker. Neuwirth filed his lawsuit on June 16, 2020, alleging he was fired as retaliation for filing a State Ethics Commission complaint against New Jersey State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick J. Callahan and George Helmy, Gov. Phil Murphy’s chief of staff. Neuwirth contends Callahan pressured him to collect specimens from Helmy’s relatives at their private residence for COVID-19 testing, prompting him to file the ethics complaint. Neuwirth alleges an ethics liaison officer refused to process the complaint and “implicitly threatened … possible criminal ramifications,” according to a release. Neuwirth was fired on May 28, 2020, and he says “anonymous sources” told news media outlets he was terminated “for cause” for failing to adequately...
    Theresa Caputos Newly Married Daughter Victoria Steps Out with Husband After Long Island Wedding Dow threatens to snap 3-day win streak as stocks drift lower A lawsuit by the New York Giants’ former video director accuses the organization of promoting a “culture of violence" in the workplace that led to physical fights between assistant coaches and staff with little repercussions.  How to file a lawsuit against a public entity The Record, Bergen County See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Are Aaron Rodgers Issues with the Packers Personal? Sports Illustrated GMFB breaks down the best forgotten NFL plays and moments NFL Greg Jennings: Green Bay bought into Aaron Rodgers is falling off hype | FIRST THINGS FIRST FOXSports Melissa Stockwell shares her journey to the Tokyo Paralympic games TODAY Retired NFL players demand end to race-norming algorithm CBS News What Are the Best Potential Landing Spots for Julio Jones? Sports Illustrated Drew Lock reacts to reports linking Aaron Rodgers to...
    Lawsuit filed against New York Giants involving workplace violence Cay North May 20, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThe New York Giants might not make it through this offseason without an off the field controversy, but this one doesn’t have to do with players. Controversies about staff are rarer but they do happen, and this looks like one of them. Specifically, a lawsuit has been filed against the team by former video director Dave Maltese according to ESPN. Dave Maltese was fired in March for what the suit describes as “retaliatory purposes” in violation of CEPA, New Jersey’s whistleblower statute. He claims this was a result of the complaint and report he filed following an alleged physical assault and attack he witnessed by current Giants director of football data and innovation Ty Siam against assistant video director Steven Venditti. The lawsuit also claims that there was a pervasive culture of violence within the Giants organization. That, apparently, stretches all the way back into the early 2000s. The lawsuit mentions a separate case from 2004, when...
    Hundreds of workers from India were allegedly lured to New Jersey and forced to work for just a few dollars a day to help build a massive Hindu temple, according to a lawsuit on Tuesday. The federal suit, brought by the laborers, accuses the prominent Hindu sect known as Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, or BAPS, of human trafficking and wage law violations. The global organization is accused of bringing more than 200 low-caste men from India to the US by claiming they were religious volunteers. When they arrived to the Garden State, the workers — many or all of whom don’t speak English — allegedly had their passports confiscated. People stand near the entrance to the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Robbinsville Township, N.J., Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Workers from marginalized communities in India were lured to the U.S. and forced to work long hours for just a few dollars per day to help build the Hindu temple in New Jersey, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The lawsuit, filed in federal court, accuses the...
    (CNN)Six Indian men filed suit against a large Hindu temple in New Jersey on Tuesday, alleging that the prominent sect in charge of the facility lured them halfway around the world with promises of well-paying jobs, only to confine them to the premises to work 80-hour weeks of manual labor. The suit was filed the same day that FBI agents were reported on the grounds of the temple, the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Doreen Holder, a spokesperson with the FBI's Newark field office, confirmed the agents' presence to CNN on Tuesday evening, saying only that the FBI was on scene "on court-authorized law enforcement activity."In addition to the named plaintiffs, the suit -- which was filed in federal court in the District of New Jersey -- seeks recognition as a class with some 200 other Indian nationals who have worked at the temple. The suit alleges the sect and leadership of the New Jersey temple willfully misled Indian nationals of the so-called scheduled caste or Dalits -- considered "untouchables" -- promising them good construction and stoneworking...
    A woman in New Jersey is suing her local McDonald’s, claiming that her order was reportedly smeared with feces. However, the company told Fox News that it investigated the claims and found them to be unsubstantiated. Amanda Bordois, from Millville, New Jersey, filed the lawsuit against the local McDonald’s -- which is owned and operated by franchisee JDKD Enterprises -- because it did not prepare and serve its food in a safe and sanitary manner, according to the Vineland Daily Journal.  The lawsuit was filed last week in Cumberland County Superior Court, the newspaper reported. MCDONALD’S CUSTOMER FINDS WEIGHT-LOSS PROMOTION ADDED TO HER DELIVERY ORDER In a statement provided to Fox News from a McDonald’s spokesperson, John Durante, of JDKD Enterprises, said the restaurant looked into the matter. A woman in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against her local McDonald's, claiming her order was smeared with feces. The restaurant said it investigated her claims, but found nothing to support them. (iStock) "Serving safe, high quality food is always our top priority and we take this claim seriously," Durante...
    A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday claims Florida's new "anti-riot" law violates several provisions of the U.S. Constitution, according to reports.  An Orlando civil rights attorney filed the suit in the U.S. District Court in Orlando on behalf of the Lawyers Matter Task Force, a nonprofit advocacy group. Defendants named in the suit include Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody, and Orange County Sheriff John Mina. "The purpose of these laws are nothing more than an attempt to silence the Black Lives Matter movement and other civil organizations by limiting the ability to protest," the attorney, Aaron Carter Bates, said in a statement, according to the Orlando Sentinel. "The First Amendment is a pillar of American democracy, and the ‘anti-riot’ laws clearly strip Floridians of their freedom of speech and right to assemble." DESANTIS SENDING MESSAGE THAT PROTESTING IS OKAY, BUT RIOTING IS 'UNACCEPTABLE': FLORIDA SHERIFF DeSantis signed the "anti-riot" bill into law this week. It increases penalties for crimes committed during riots and is aimed at "combating public disorder." Gov. Ron DeSantis is seen March 2, 2021. Florida's Senate passed the...
    PORNHUB has been accused of “hosting rape videos of teen sex-trafficking victims,” according to a class action lawsuit. Court records filed Friday claims Pornhub’s parent company MindGeek profited from the videos while doing nothing to verify the ages or consent of those depicted. 3A class action lawsuit has been brought against Pornhub's parent company MindGeekCredit: © 2020 SOPA Img The suit, which was filed in the Northern District of Alabama, centres on two victims, one woman who lives in the Southern state and another who now lives in California. The suit claims in 2018 when ‘Jane Doe 1’ was just 16-years-old, she was drugged and raped by a man in Tuscaloosa, who filmed the attack and uploaded the footage to Modelhub, a subsidiary of MindGeek for “amateur” pornographers. The complaint states: “MindGeek reviewed, categorized, tagged, and disseminated the images and videos depicting the rape and sexual exploitation of sixteen year old Jane Doe #1. One of the videos of Jane Doe #1 had been viewed over 2,400 times since MindGeek added it to its websites in early 2018.” “At no...
    Amazon has filed a lawsuit against the New York state attorney general’s office as a preemptive effort to prevent legal action over the company’s handling of COVID-19 conditions at a Staten Island warehouse last spring. Amazon is seeking an injunction preventing the attorney general’s office from trying to exercise “regulatory authority over workplace safety responses to COVID-19 and claims of retaliation against workers who protest working conditions.” Workers at Amazon’s JKF8 warehouse said last March that they didn’t have necessary protective equipment and were not informed when co-workers tested positive for the virus. Amazon fired several workers who protested the conditions, including Chris Smalls, who organized a walkout in March. The company said Smalls was fired for violating social distancing guidelines, not for protesting. New York Attorney General Letitia James called Smalls’ firing “disgraceful” at the time and pushed for an investigation by the National Labor Relations Board. In April, five US Senators wrote a letter to Amazon questioning its handling of Smalls’ dismissal. Amazon said at the time that the workers “were not terminated for talking publicly...
    The former Kardashian bodyguard suing Kris Jenner for sexual harassment is now accusing the famous momager of sexual assault and battery, claiming she fondled his crotch area in 2017.  Marc McWilliams, a one-time rapper turned security guard for the famous clan, filed a $3million lawsuit against Jenner last year, claiming she grabbed his butt, exposed herself to him, and had him fired when he rebuffed her advances.  Attorney Michael Rhodes responded to the allegations at the time in a statement to DailyMail.com saying 'Kris Jenner categorically rejects these baseless claims.'  DailyMail.com has reached out to Jenner's rep seeking comment on the new allegations.  In the amended complaint filed at Los Angeles Superior Court this week, McWilliams added to his allegations, claiming Jenner sexually assaulted him while they were out in her luxury Bentley. The 44-year-old - who worked for the family in 2017 and 2018 - described a 'particularly shocking' incident the morning of October 22, 2017 when Jenner wanted to go out in her car and ordered him to sit in the front passenger seat. As Jenner drove, 'She began making...
    Almost six months after announcing his intent to sue, Jamie Doran has revealed new details in his lawsuit against Warner Bros., following his stint on Bachelor in Paradise. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Wednesday, the 40-year-old Bachelor franchise alum said he was pushing ahead with the lawsuit. 'I feel they lacked a duty of care with a lot of things. There's 22 different things we're looking at,' he said of the now-axed reality show. Pushing on: Almost six months after announcing his intent to sue, Jamie Doran has revealed new details in his lawsuit against Warner Bros., following his stint on Bachelor in Paradise Although he was initially excited to appear on last year's Bachelor in Paradise, Jamie said he felt like he was 'set up' to seem 'clingy' and 'emotionally unstable'. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Wild thing! Former Bachelor star Nikki Ferris strips off... EXCLUSIVE: 'I want to fight him': Jamie Doran challenges... The Bachelorette's Jamie Doran, Timm Hanly and Jackson... 'This is going to hit Angie like...
    Victoria's Secret mogul Les Wexner let former friend Jeffrey Epstein abuse girls at his sprawling Ohio mega-mansion, according to an explosive new lawsuit obtained by DailyMail.com. Wexner, 83, has faced mounting scrutiny over his decades-long ties to Epstein but has always insisted he knew nothing about his sex trafficking crimes. However the complaint filed Tuesday alleges for the first time that the retail tycoon and his wife Abigail, 59, not only knew about Epstein's conduct but allowed him to 'use their home for liaisons with victims.' It further claims that Wexner was so close to Epstein that he 'knew or should have known' that the dead pedophile was posing as a modelling recruiter for Victoria's Secret to prey on aspiring young girls. The bombshell allegations are part of a shareholder lawsuit brought against senior leadership at L Brands, the global fashion retailer founded and led by Wexner until he stepped down last May.  An explosive new lawsuit obtained by DailyMail.com claims Victoria's Secret mogul Les Wexner let former friend Jeffrey Epstein abuse girls at his mansion Wexner...
    Shia Labeouf's attorney says he is actively looking for rehab facilities  Shia LaBeouf's attorney has revealed the actor is entering rehab, and it has also been claimed he was fired by Olivia Wilde from her new movie and replaced by Harry Styles because of his 'off-putting attitude'.  LaBeouf, 34, is already being sued by ex-girlfriend FKA twigs who claims he knowingly infected her with an STD and relentlessly abused her.  Since she filed court papers earlier this month, the singer Sia has also come forward to accuse LaBeouf of 'conning' her into an adulterous relationship with him. She called him a 'pathological liar'.  The songwriter Katy Rose has also alleged that he 'groped' her 'violently' at a party in the Hollywood Hills once and stylist Karolyn Pho joined Twigs' lawsuit. Questions also arose around his sudden departure from Olivia Wilde's forthcoming movie, Don't Worry Darling. LaBeouf had been picked for a role but left the project before it began shooting and has been replaced by Harry Styles.  When Twigs came forward, Wilde publicly offered her support.   On Thursday, Variety published source claims...
    By MARCY GORDON and COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As a wave of antitrust actions surges against Google and Facebook, states in two lawsuits are stretching beyond the cases made by federal competition enforcers to level bold new claims. The states are taking new legal approaches as they join the widening siege against the two once seemingly untouchable behemoths. The latest case came Thursday as dozens of states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the search giant exercises an illegal monopoly over the online search market, hurting consumers and advertisers. It was the third antitrust salvo to slam Google in the past two months. The U.S. Justice Department and attorneys general from across the country are weighing in with different visions of how they believe the company is abusing its immense power in ways that harm other businesses, innovation and even consumers who find its services indispensable. And last week, the Federal Trade Commission and 48 states and districts sued Facebook. They accuse the social media giant of abusing its power in social networking to squash...
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