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Yelp Lawsuit Threat

Man Threatened With Defamation Lawsuit Over Negative Yelp Review

Many people use Yelp to find out about a business before they give them their business, but one Midtown business owner threatened to sue over some bad reviews.

03/21/2014

Charla Nash speaks with reporters on March 21, 2014. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Chimp Attack Victim Asks Again For Right To Sue State For $150M

A woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack appealed Friday for permission to pursue a $150 million lawsuit against the state, appearing before lawmakers to argue that officials knew the animal was a threat and failed to take action.

03/21/2014

Charla Nash on Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charla Nash To Appeal To Conn. Lawmakers For Right To Sue State Over Chimp Attack

Nash contends the state had the authority and obligation to seize the dangerous animal. But a state commissioner last year dismissed Nash’s request for permission to sue the state government for $150 million.

03/19/2014

FDNY Patches (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

$98 Million Settlement Reached In FDNY Discrimination Case

A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.

03/18/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

Judge Dismisses New Jersey Student’s Lawsuit Against Parents

The dismissal order issued Tuesday by state Superior Court Judge Peter Bogaard comes nearly a week after Rachel Canning reunited with her family and moved back to their Lincoln Park home.

03/18/2014

Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Widow Sues After Deadly Carjacking At Short Hills Mall In New Jersey

The woman whose husband was shot and killed in a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey in December has filed a lawsuit.

03/14/2014

Kang Chun Wong

Elderly Upper West Side Man Ticketed For Jaywalking Appears In Court

An elderly Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking appeared in court on Wednesday. Kang Chun Wong, 84, showed up in court with his family to sign his traffic ticket.

03/12/2014

Judge Judy Sheindlin and Judge Jerry Sheindlin attend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute 2013 Ambassadors for Humanity gala at the American Museum of Natural History on October 3, 2013 in New York.  (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute)

Objection! Judge Judy Sues Conn. Lawyer For Using Her Image In TV Ads

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court seeks more than $75,000 in damages Haymond and his firm. In a statement, Judge Judy said she had never filed a lawsuit against anyone before this.

03/12/2014

Workers put in a second fence made from plywood blocking off half of the Children's Magical Garden. A chain-link fence was first installed in May 2013.

(Photo credit: DNAinfo/Serena Solomon)

Activists Fight To Keep Control Of Lower East Side Community Garden

Representatives of a children’s community garden on the Lower East Side have filed a lawsuit, attempting to stop a developer from doing away with part of it for a new building.

03/11/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

Social Media Frenzy For Fla. Student Mistaken For Rachel Canning, NJ Teen Who Sued Parents

When Florida’s Rachel Canning checked her Instagram account Monday night, she had 200 pending “follow” requests. People also left profanity-laced comments on a Facebook page she used to campaign for homecoming queen.

03/06/2014

Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

N.J. Teen’s Suit Against Parents Raises Questions About Dealing With Young Adults

Parents and child psychologists weighed in Wednesday on the now-notorious lawsuit by Rachel Canning, the New Jersey high school student and cheerleader who has filed a lawsuit against her parents for living expenses and college money.

03/05/2014

Rachel Canning

Judge Denies Tuition Money, Child Support For NJ Teen Suing Parents

A New Jersey couple does not have to pay for their 18-year-old daughter’s college education, a judge ruled Tuesday evening.

03/04/2014

An Upper East Side man says he came home one day to find his apartment completely cleaned out but it turns out that it was all just a big mistake. (Credit CBS 2)

UES Man Says Management Threw Away Everything In His Apartment By Mistake

An Upper East Side man has filed a lawsuit, claiming that his landlords cleared out all of his personal belongings from his apartment and threw them away – when they were supposed to be cleaning out a different unit.

03/04/2014

Basquiat Artwork

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Estate Suggests Some Works Up For Auction May Be Fakes

An auction of 40 items by the late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat made headlines this week, but now his estate has sued claiming that some of the works may be fakes.

03/04/2014

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