Tag: lawsuits

All Fired Up: Walmart Sues Tesla

<img data-attachment-id="1496185" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-e1485185829903.jpg" data-orig-size="924,694" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Walmart front" data-image-description=" Image: Walmart ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1496185 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/5266815680_ec09e9d38f_b-610×458.jpg” alt=”Walmart” width=”610″ height=”458″> No, Walmart was not using fleets of pricey electric vehicles to get 56-cents-a-pound bananas to budget-conscious shoppers; rather, the chain had outfitted a slew of its stores with rooftop […]

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Danny Masterson And The Church Of Scientology Have Been Sued For Allegedly Stalking His Sexual Assault Accusers

Getty Image Danny Masterson’s four rape accusers have sued him, along with the Church of Scientology, over what the women claim was a retaliatory campaign of alleged stalking and harassment. This turn of events arrives nearly two years after Netflix fired Masterson from The Ranch over the sexual assault allegations against him (following the legal […]

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Jazmine Headley, Violently Arrested for Sitting on the Floor of a Human Resources Building, Sues New York City

Jazmine Headley, center, joins attorney Brian Neary and her mother, Jacqueline Jenkins, outside a courthouse in Trenton, N.J., on Dec. 12, 2018. Her screams were bloodcurdling. Last December, exhausted after a three-hour wait at the Human Resources Administration (HRA) building in Brooklyn, where she’d gone to address an issue with her childcare benefits, Jazmine Headley […]

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The Katy Perry Lawsuit Shows Why Music Copyright Law Is a Mess

After a four-year court battle, last week a jury found that Katy Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse” infringed Marcus Gray’s copyright in his 2008 track “Joyful Noise.” The jury sided with the gospel rapper, professionally known as Flash, whose lawyers alleged that the songs’ beats were identical in length, rhythm, and pitch. Perry’s lawyers attempted […]

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White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: ‘It’s Just Wrong’

Image: iStock Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy. According to the Daily Beast, the school in question is Alabama’s Tuskegee University, which is being sued by its own 73-year-old physics professor and one-time Teacher […]

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Billion-dollar Lawsuit Accuses Ford of Falsifying Pickup Fuel Economy

<img data-attachment-id="1497705" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg" data-orig-size="1024,634" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ford badge emblem logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1497705″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” alt=”Ford badge emblem logo” width=”610″ height=”378″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-768×476.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-120×74.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> As if preordained to coincide with Ford’s announcement of its […]

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New Lawsuit Alleges Macy’s Discriminates Against Black, Latino Employees in Its Hiring Practices

Photo: iStock If the allegations leveled against Macy’s in a recent lawsuit are true, the department store chain could be in serious trouble. NBC News reports that The Fortune Society Inc., a nonprofit that aids people with criminal records in securing employment and reintegrating into society, filed a lawsuit alleging Macy’s discriminates against black and […]

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BMW Being Sued Over Perceived Failure to Build Up Mini Brand

<img data-attachment-id="1583412" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg" data-orig-size="1281,884" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"5.6","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D800","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1399988727","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"1600","shutter_speed":"0.01","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford" data-image-description=" Image: BMW UK ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1583412″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg” alt=”Mini Cooper 5-door production line Oxford – Image: BMW UK” width=”610″ height=”421″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-610×421.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-75×52.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-450×311.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-768×530.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England-120×83.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mini-5-door-production-line-Oxford-England.jpg 1281w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Like most […]

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The Death Wobble: FCA Sued Over Alleged Jeep Wrangler JK Steering Issues

A Jeep Wrangler owner has accused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of ignoring an alleged safety issue with the vehicle’s steering system; one that leads to the notorious “death wobble.” The term is one Jeep fans are already familiar with and basically entails sudden, violent vibrations from front-end steering components, usually taking place on the highway. On Wednesday, […]

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Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen’s Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast

Photo: Photo by Noam Galai (Getty Images for Bloomberg Businessweek) If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide. On Monday, the high court agreed […]

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Wells Fargo Settles for $386 Million in Auto Insurance Suit

<img data-attachment-id="1677116" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="wells fargo logo" data-image-description=" Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1677116″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_600750527.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Wells Fargo will reportedly pay customers a minimum of $386 million to settle class-action claims that […]

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Fiat Chrysler’s Reid Bigland Files Lawsuit Against… Fiat Chrysler

There’s drama in Auburn Hills tonight. And, by the sounds of it, for many days leading up to this point. Reid Bigland, Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. sales boss and the appropriately imposing head of the cash-cow Ram brand, has filed a whistleblower lawsuit against his employer. Bigland, who joined Chrysler in 2006 and soon found himself […]

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