Tag archive for ‘litigation’
Associated Press On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Great Neck, NY Teacher Sheri Lederman Files Lawsuit over Evaluation

A Long Island teacher has filed a lawsuit against the state Education Department, claiming New Yorks’ teacher evaluation system is statistically flawed. Sheri Lederman filed the suit after being rated “ineffective” More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Stan Lee Wins Stan Lee Media Vs Stan Lee

What’s in a name? Just ask Stan Lee who just won a lawsuit brought by his namesake company, Stan Lee Media Inc., over the rights to iconic comic book heroes like Spiderman and The X Men. So instead of More...

Noam Meir On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Forest City Ratner Wants $185 Million for Downtown Brooklyn Development Site

Forest City Ratner is hoping to get as much as $185 million for a Brooklyn development site which has sat idle for the last 25 years. The price comes to roughly $300 per square foot of buildable space. The firm More...

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Vered Weiss On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Nathaniel Rothschild Gives London Cabbies a Lift with Taxi Sharing App

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone gave his enthusiastic support to financier Nathaniel Rothschild’s taxi sharing app, Maaxi, that, unlike competitors like Uber, is not in danger of violating More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Oops… White Lesbian Suing Sperm Bank over Black Offspring

Jennifer Cramblett, a white lesbian from Uniontown, Ohio is suing Midwest Sperm Bank, saying it gave her sperm from an African-American donor, the Chicago Tribune reports. It made tings tough at home, More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Uber Sued Yet Again, This Time For Refusing Service to Blind Passengers and their Dogs

Uber, the app that secures quick rides, has been sued yet again. This time, it isn’t from city cabbies who are worried about loss of income, but from customers who say drivers refuse to accommodate More...

S.M. Lightening On Sunday, August 10th, 2014

3 Private Equity Firms Accused of Crooked Practices to Pay $325 Million in Settlement

– KKR & Co. Inc., Blackstone Group LP and TPG Capital LP agreed to pay $325 million to do away with allegations that the three of them, as well as other major private equity outfits, conspired More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Tycoon Vincent Tchenguiz Suing London Serious Fraud Office for ‘Sheer Incompetence’

– Vincent Tchenguiz may receive 6 million pounds ($10 million) in compensation for his 2011 arrest in connection with the collapse of the Icelandic bank Kaupthing, which was distressed during the financial More...

Clive Minchom On Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Former Middleman For Beny Steinmetz Gets Two Years In Jail In African Mining Case

– – Mining middle man Frederic Cilins was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison by a New York Judge, District Judge William H. Pauley III, for obstruction of justice in a case relating More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Malkins Say They’re Shielded from Lawsuit over Empire State Building

– Investors are unhappy with the judge’s view, confirming Malkin’s immunity. – Attorneys for the Malkin family are asking Judge O. Peter Sherwood to dismiss the most recent suit brought More...

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