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Britney Spears to Gain Control of Her Money as Judge Refuses to Reserve Funds for Legal Fees

The fight over whether Britney Spears should pay millions in legal fees racked up by her father while he was conservator of her estate isn’t over, but an L.A. judge won’t allow funds to be kept in the conservatorship until that’s decided and has ruled the performer should have control over her money. In a […]

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Britney Spears to Gain Control of Her Money as Judge Refuses to Reserve Funds for Legal Fees

The fight over whether Britney Spears should pay millions in legal fees racked up by her father while he was conservator of her estate isn’t over, but an L.A. judge won’t allow funds to be kept…

Judge Dismisses Ousted UMG Exec Charlie Walk’s Lawsuit Against Former Attorney

A New York state judge tossed a lawsuit on Tuesday brought by ousted Universal Music Group executive Charlie Walk against New York attorney Marc Kasowitz for allegedly botching negotiations over…

Triller’s Suit Against Podcasters Over “Troll” Reviews Tossed by Judge

Ryan Kavanaugh’s legal feud with a husband-wife podcasting duo isn’t over, but an L.A. judge has found his social video platform Triller can’t pursue claims that they directed fans to tank the…

Disney, ‘Predator’ Screenwriters Settle Copyright Dispute

The screenwriters behind the original Predator movie and Disney’s 20th Century Studios have agreed to a confidential settlement to drop dueling copyright lawsuits over the rights to…

‘Rust’ Armorer Sues Production’s Ammunition Supplier for Allegedly Adding Live Rounds on Set

Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed on Wednesday sued Seth Kenney, the man whose company supplied ammunition to the production, claiming that he introduced live rounds on set. The lawsuit, filed…

WWE Brought Into Ring by Rival Over Antitrust Allegations

WWE is being slammed by a rival that accuses it of violating antitrust law by monopolizing the professional wrestling market. Major League Wrestling on Tuesday sued WWE for “unlawfully…

Lawsuit Against Netflix Over ‘13 Reasons Why’ Suicide Scene Dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Netflix that was brought by the family of a teenager whose suicide was allegedly triggered by watching the show 13 Reasons Why. The judge…

N.Y. Times to Stand Trial This Month as Sarah Palin Libel Suit Heads to Jury

The New York Times doesn’t often defend its journalistic practices before a jury. But later this month, the “Gray Lady” will indeed do so, as the influential newspaper has a trial date with…

Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather Sued by Cryptocurrency Investors

Kim Kardashian, Floyd Mayweather and Paul Pierce are being sued for allegedly duping investors in a cryptocurrency scam. The lawsuit, which accuses the stars of misleading their followers in…

CBS Sued Over Portrayal of Torture Device on ‘Evil’

In June, an episode of CBS drama Evil featured a torture device called the “God Helmet” that made users see demons, relive traumatic experiences and lose their spirituality. Todd Murphy, who…

‘Invincible’ Animated Series Sparks Profits Suit Against Robert Kirkman

Comic creator Robert Kirkman is being sued by an artist who says he was tricked into abandoning his copyright in Invincible and lost out on profits from the superhero franchise, which is now…

Irving Azoff Group Strikes Deal With Radio Stations to End Legal Battle Over Performance Rights

Irving Azoff’s performance rights collective, Global Music Rights, and the Radio Music License Committee, which represents radio station owners, have struck a deal to settle a long-running antitrust…