Last week a woman identified only as Jane Doe filed a $10 million lawsuit against R&B singer Usher claiming that she had unprotected sex with him and he did not inform her about allegedly having herpes. Many wondered if that woman was tested for the virus, and now it’s been revealed that she’s tested positive.
It has been more than three years since Jahi McMath, a California teenager, was declared dead after going into cardiac arrest following what was meant to be a routine surgery to remove her tonsils and help her sleep apnea. However, a Northern California judge is expected to determine soon whether or not to revoke her…
By now you’ve probably heard about the $1 million settlement that R&B singer Usher made to a stylist who claimed that the pop star infected her with the herpes simplex 2 virus. Court documents show that the singer was allegedly diagnosed with HSV-2 in 2009 or 2010 and knowingly had sex with a woman without telling her…
Two black pastors filed a lawsuit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association last week, claiming that soda manufacturers knowingly deceive consumers about the health risks associated with the drinks, costing their communities lives through illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
It’s been a couple of months since #EbonyOwes became a trending hashtag after several freelancers complained about not getting paid, and now the National Writers Union is preparing to take Ebony magazine to court.
A Louisiana law-enforcement officer has filed a lawsuit against Black Lives Matter, accusing the movement and several of its leaders, including DeRay Mckesson, of inciting violence that led to a gunman’s attack on officers in Baton Rouge, La., last summer, leaving three officers dead.
Well, well, well. It looks as if Kendall and Kylie Jenner are going to have to actually put their money where their mouths are after attempting to sell their tasteless, “vintage” T-shirts that feature photos of hip-hop legends Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G.
Can you sue former President Barack Obama because he told you you could keep your doctor under Obamacare but your insurance company dropped you anyway? Not likely.
This week, Philando Castile’s family was awarded $3 million to settle a civil wrongful death lawsuit against the tiny township of St. Anthony, Minn. A week earlier, CNN reports, the family of Mike Brown reportedly received $1.5 million from the city of Ferguson, Mo., in the 2015 death of the 18-year old.
The city of Ferguson, Mo.’s insurance company paid out $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was gunned down by Police Officer Darren Wilson in August 2014.
The American Civil Liberties Union of the District of Columbia has filed a lawsuit against the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department, claiming that officers wrongfully arrested innocent protesters during President Donald Trump’s inauguration back in January.
A federal judge approved a secret settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 shooting death at the hands of now former Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson.
A black teenager was called racial slurs and attacked by two white men near his home in Virginia as part of an effort to run his interracial family out of town, a federal lawsuit claims.
The family of a man with autism, whose therapist was shot by a North Miami cop, is slapping the city of North Miami and four local police officers with a lawsuit, claiming that their loved one’s civil rights were violated in the aftermath of the shooting.
Well, I think I’ve seen it all after trying to wrap my head around this one. The San Diego Unified School District is under fire for an anti-bullying campaign that some parents now claim shows special favor to Muslim students. You’d think that being against bullying and standing up for an often targeted community…
Steve Harvey’s ex-wife Mary Shackelford is planning to sue him for $60 million and says he ruined her life.
Moses Malone Jr., the son of late NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone, believes that Houston Rockets star point guard James Harden was the mastermind behind a June robbery and assault in which at least $15,000 worth of jewelry was stolen.
I’m beginning to think that all these airlines are trolling us. There’s no way that so much bad news can circulate at once, but alas, here we are again. This time, a New Jersey family was kicked off a Las Vegas-bound JetBlue flight—delaying birthday-party plans and quite possibly leaving a bad taste in the family’s…
A former Weirton, W.Va., police officer filed a lawsuit against the city Wednesday, claiming that he was fired for allegedly endangering colleagues after he opted not to shoot and kill a man who had brandished a gun during a domestic dispute.
Betty Tucker had invited a few guests over for a cookout in the garden of her Canton, Miss., home when two plainclothes sheriff’s deputies walked into her home. Even though they didn’t have a warrant, they came in, checked her pockets and the pockets of her guests, searched her patio on their hands and knees, and then…