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Film company attempts to sue singer Drake for libel

A judge today sounded skeptical about a film distributor’s libel claims against Grammy-award winning singer Drake concerning comments he made on the Internet regarding the documentary “Drake’s Homecoming: The Lost Footage,” but she did not rule on a defense motion to dismiss the case and instead took it under submission. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Barbara Scheper questioned some […]

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Settlement reached in Eagles’ Randy Meisner’s probate case

A settlement has been reached in a probate case that led to a temporary conservatorship over Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner. Troy Martin, attorney for longtime Meisner friend James Newton, filed court papers with Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cunningham on Friday stating that the case was resolved. No terms were divulged. In July, Cunningham appointed Frumeh Labow, […]

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Suit filed against Torrance wrestling coach for child sex abuse

A lawsuit was filed on behalf of a boy who alleges the head wrestling coach at Torrance High School engaged him in inappropriate sexual conduct on campus during the 2013-14 school year. The plaintiff, identified in the Los Angeles Superior Court complaint filed Monday as T.H., alleges assault and battery, negligent supervision and general negligence. The suit […]

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Salma Hayek gets continuance on restraining order

Salma Hayek today was granted a three-year extension of a restraining order directing two women who have allegedly pretended to be the “Frida” star to stay away from the actress, her husband and their daughter. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson issued the order against Liana Geordie Philippon and Odette Bodagh, saying they must remain at […]

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Sony reaches tentative settlement with employees over hacking

Sony Pictures has reached a tentative settlement with eight former employees over the Culver City studio’s alleged failure to protect the personal information of its workforce from computer hackers, according to a court filing today. Sony and its former employees have “reached an agreement in principle to settle all of the claims” of the proposed class-action lawsuit, “subject […]

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