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Willing Snapchat models now suing the company for making them “Snapchat sluts”

Nearly everyone makes bad decisions in college. But not everyone has those decisions broadcast to hundreds of millions of users around the world. That seems to be the basis of a new lawsuit aimed at Snapchat. Oh, and money. These things are always about money. As first reported by TMZ, Snapchat is being sued by [...]

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Lawsuit claims Uber denied service to the blind, put a dog in the trunk

Assault. Kidnapping. Vehicular manslaughter. These are only a few of the allegations brought against Uber drivers in recent months, and today the company adds another black eye to its record: allegedly denying service to the blind. According to the San Francisco Examiner, the National Federation of the Blind filed a lawsuit in a federal court against Uber yesterday, claiming that Uber [...]

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Bose files lawsuit against Beats Electronics due to infringement of noise cancellation technology

Dancing Astronaut – house, electro, progressive, dubstep For years, the burning rivalry between Bose and Beats Electronics has persisted as consumers continue to argue amongst themselves regarding one brand’s superiority over the other. Bass, treble, mid range and clarity are just a few of the elements that factor into one’s purchase and over the years, it has become increasingly [...]

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Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

Filed under: Sedan, Wagon, Government/Legal, Crossover, Hatchback, Subaru A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil. The case, which is seeking class-action status, covers examples of the 2011-2014 Forester, 2013 Legacy and 2013 Outback with [...]

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Subaru facing class-action suit over excess oil use

Filed under: Sedan, Wagon, Government/Legal, Crossover, Hatchback, Subaru A recently filed lawsuit in federal court against Subaru of America and its parent Fuji Heavy Industries claims that several recent models burn an excessive amount of oil. The case, which is seeking class-action status, covers examples of the 2011-2014 Forester, 2013 Legacy and 2013 Outback with [...]

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CHP seizes medical records of woman seen repeatedly struck by officer [w/video]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos In early July, a video of Marlene Pinnock being struck repeatedly by a patrolman on the side of a Los Angeles Interstate stirred allegations of police brutally against the California Highway Patrol. Pinnock was reportedly walking in traffic on the freeway when a CHP officer responded to the scene. According to [...]

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Hyundai sued in Korea over inflated fuel economy claims

Filed under: Government/Legal, Crossover, Hyundai Hyundai remains in hot water in its home market after the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport alleged that the country’s largest automaker, along with Ssangyong, misstated fuel economy numbers on some of its crossovers. Now, though, the country’s consumers are going after Hyundai, with a lawsuit from [...]

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Why the $10B class-action lawsuit against GM is bunk

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM, Read This Oh, lawyers. Don’t ever change. That Washington State firm that filed a “potentially precedent-setting” lawsuit against General Motors has just had a few of its primary arguments shot full of holes in a new story from TheDetroitBureau.com. As you’ll recall, the $10-billion suit was filed by Hagens Berman [...]

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Roger Rodas’ widow suing Porsche over Carrera GT crash

Filed under: Government/Legal, Porsche Investigations undertaken by local law enforcement may have vindicated Porsche from any wrongdoing in the crash that killed actor Paul Walker and racing driver Roger Rodas last year, but the latter’s widow is apparently not convinced. According to emerging reports, Kristine Rodas has filed a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages from Porsche [...]

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Former Porsche boss Wiedeking won’t face criminal charges over VW bid

Filed under: Europe, Government/Legal, Porsche, Volkswagen Hedge fund managers have been suing Porsche for years now, alleging that the car company lied about its intentions during its failed attempt to take over Volkswagen, a gambit that caused them billion in losses. Over the same period, authorities in Stuttgart built a criminal case against former CEO [...]

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SEC investigating GM for ignition switch recall

Filed under: Government/Legal, Recalls, GM The aftershocks of General Motors’ ignition switch recall keep coming. First, the automaker announced that it saw an 86-percent decrease in net income for the first quarter of 2014 partially due to recall-related expenses. Now, a recent Securities and Exchange Committee filing from GM shows that it’s facing a plethora [...]

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Mercedes Sprinter vans with leaky A/C units prompt class-action suit [w/video]

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Government/Legal, Videos, Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz is known for packing its cars with luxury features, but the rear passengers in some Sprinter vans are getting a shower that they don’t expect. The rear air conditioning system is reportedly leaking in some models, and owners are boiling mad. A class-action lawsuit was filed in California [...]

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