Trump's lawyers want almost $800k from Stormy Daniels after her failed defamation suit

After an October ruling found porn actress Stormy Daniels responsible for legal fees in her failed defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump, the president’s lawyers have come to collect – and they’re hungry. Attorney Charles Harder is seeking almost $ 390,000 in lawyers’ fees and tacking on another $ 390,000 in sanctions to stop Daniels […]

MSNBC pundit Joy Reid sued for defamation after siccing her followers on Trump supporter

MSNBC host Joy Reid has been sued by a woman who received a torrent of verbal abuse, including death threats, from Reid’s Twitter base after the host accused her of hurling racial slurs at a 14-year old. Roslyn La Liberte has become widely known as the screaming woman in a MAGA cap in a notorious […]

Alex Jones is trying to get the Sandy Hook parents’ defamation lawsuit against him thrown out

Screenshot/InfoWars Alex Jones’s lawyers were due to ask a Texas court on Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit against him and his InfoWars website filed by parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre who accused him of slander. Jones used his media platform to call the mass shooting at an elementary school […]

Man accused of sabotage at Tesla brings his own lawsuit over defamation

Enlarge / Elon Musk speaks on stage during the Westworld Featured Session during SXSW at Austin Convention Center on March 10, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO) Martin Tripp, an ex-Tesla technician whom the company has accused of hacking and sabotage, has now countersued his former employer and claimed that Tesla […]

The ex-Tesla employee Elon Musk called a ‘horrible human being’ just slapped the company with a countersuit alleging defamation

Business Insider On Tuesday Martin Tripp, a former employee at Tesla’s Gigafactory, filed a countersuit against the company. He alleges that Tesla is not living up to its mission to improve the environment, and instead is generating “large quantities of waste and ‘scrap’ vehicle parts lying haphazardly on the ground inside the Gigafactory.” Tesla sued […]

Court allows man to sue Google for defamation over search results

An Australian court has given a man the go ahead to sue Google for defamation after image search results and autocomplete predictions linked him to underworld crime. Milorad “Michael” Trkulja was shot in the back by an unknown gunman in Melbourne in a 2004, at a time when there were a series of underworld killings […]

Billionaire ex-CEO Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit against former employee who accused him of sexual misconduct

Ousted Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn is suing a former employee who accused him of sexual misconduct. He says Jorgen Nielsen, a former artistic director at the Wynn Las Vegas salon, made “false and defamatory” statements to the Wall Street Journal and ABC News. The scandal ultimately led to Wynn’s resignation in February. (Reuters) – Steve […]

Coal CEO’s defamation lawsuit against John Oliver is dismissed

The segment that spawned a lawsuit. “Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)” A West Virginia judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by coal giant Murray Energy Corporation and its CEO Robert Murray against Last Week Tonight host John Oliver after the HBO show ran a segment criticizing Murray and the coal industry in […]

A judge tossed out a coal CEO’s defamation lawsuit against John Oliver

Getty Images/Bryan Bedder A judge has dismissed a lawsuit a coal company CEO brought against HBO’s John Oliver. Oliver ran a segment on his show “Last Week Tonight” in June making fun of Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray. Murray sued Oliver, accusing him of making “defamatory statements.” MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge […]

Trump’s Lawyers Just Argued, Again, That A Woman's Defamation Suit Over Groping Allegations Should Be Dismissed

President Donald Trump’s lawyers sought, once again, the dismissal of a defamation suit filed against him by a woman who claims he groped her, arguing that her claims are false and the suit is “politically motivated.” In a court filing Tuesday, his lawyers also argued that when he took to Twitter and the debate stage […]