Tag Archives: Lawsuit

The Gaslamp Killer suing accusers over rape allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In October, a woman named Chelsea accused The Gaslamp Killer, real name William Bensussen, of drugging and raping her and a friend named RaeAn, in 2013. TMZ reports that he’s suing the women and a third person for defamation…

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New Order and Peter Hook finally settle legal disputes

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“The Joy Division and New Order names mean a great deal to so many of the fans, and the band felt it important to protect the legacy. With these issues now dealt with, Bernard, Stephen and Gillian can continue to do what they do best, make music and perform live.” – New Order.

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Found Footage Fest guys being sued over local morning show prank

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

When not running the great Found Footage Festival, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher have also become expert prank artists, passing themselves off to local morning shows as cookbook authors, yo-yo experts and, most recently, fitness duo Chop & Steele. Unfortunately, one of those stations they pranked has decided to sue…

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Found Footage Fest guys being sued over local morning show prank, need help with legal fees

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

When not running the great Found Footage Festival, Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher have also become expert prank artists, passing themselves off to local morning shows as cookbook authors, yo-yo experts and, most recently, fitness duo Chop & Steele. Unfortunately, one of those stations they pranked has decided to sue…

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Seaside & Martin Luther King Jr concert series cancelled for 2017, being sued by AmEx

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

American Express is suing Coney Island’s Seaside Summer Concert Series and Wingate Field’s Martin Luther King Jr Concert Series for over $36,000 in credit card debt.

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Conan O’Brien joke-stealing lawsuit can go to trial, judge says

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

A comedy writer has accused Conan O’Brien and his writing staff of stealing jokes, and the case could actually go to trial. Robert “Alex” Kaseberg, who has written for Jay Leno, claims that five of his jokes…

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Ticketmaster posts initial lists of concerts available for free vouchers

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

No voucher-accepted shows in NYC, but lots of NJ amphitheater shows for acts like Steely Dan, Hall & Oats, and more.

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Kanye West and Tidal sued over ‘The Life of Pablo’ “exclusive” stream

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Remember when Kanye West said his new album The Life of Pablo would never be for sale and the only place you could stream it would be Tidal, and then neither of those things turned out to be the case at all

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owners of Williamsburg club Verboten being sued for sexual harassment

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Williamsburg club Verboten owners Jen Schiffer and husband John Perez , who were accused of fraud and mismanagement earlier this year, are back in the news. Sixteen former and current employees are suing Schiffer an Perez for sexual harassment…

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FBI Asks Judge to Dismiss Suit Placed by Insane Clown Posse

Source: Rock On Philly

The Detroit-based group Insane Clown Posse filed a suit against FBI early this year because of the organization deeming the group as a “loosely-organised hybrid gang” in their 2011 National Gang Threat Assessment. The Christian hip-hop duo (Joseph Bruce and Joseph Utsler, whose stage names are Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope), known for their Clown-esque makeup and large fan base that call themselves “juggalos,” has gathered some controversy over the years because of their appearance. They claim that the classification that they were given is “unwarranted and unlawful” and has allegedly led fans to lose their children, jobs, ...

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