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Report: Peter Max staring down $1M lawsuit over Corvette collection sale

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Government/Legal, Chevrolet, Ownership Pop artist Peter Max recently sold off his collection of 36 vintage Chevrolet Corvettes – one each from 1953 to 1989 ­- for an undisclosed amount. The new owners have already announced plans to restore some of them and auction the models off sometime soon. Up [...]

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Followup: Lamborghini Miura owner sues garage over million-dollar car-b-que [w/video]

Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Government/Legal, Videos, Supercars, Lamborghini, UK Remember about a year and a half ago when a rare, classic Lamborghini Miura SV went up in flames in London? Its owner sure does. And he’s not willing to write it off, pointing fingers squarely at the Lamborghini dealership in London for causing the fire. [...]

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Uber faces a class action lawsuit over use of credit reports during background checks

Uber’s legal problems are piling up. The company is fighting for regulatory clearance to operate in numerous jurisdictions, including, most recently, Nevada. At the same time, it’s being sued by the National Federation of the Blind for discrimination against blind people and service dogs. Another lawsuit accuses the company of charging bogus surcharges and tolls [...]

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Report: Arizona suing GM for $3 billion over recalls

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, GM General Motors is facing even more legal trouble after recalling roughly 26.6 million vehicles in the US this year. The latest case comes from the Arizona Attorney General and alleges that GM executives knew about the problems with its models but avoided disclosing them to the public. At its maximum, [...]

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Four groups sue EPA over LA anti-smog plan

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Legislation and Policy The air in Los Angeles is better than it has been in the past, but that isn’t stopping four environmental and health groups from suing the EPA to do a better job. Two national groups (the Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council) are filing the [...]

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Ultra Music Festival faces $10 million lawsuit from trampled security guard

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Seven months ago, security officer Erica Mack was sent to the hospital in critical condition after a group of unruly partygoers trampled her while attempting to force a fence down in effort to sneak into the opening day of Ultra Music Festival. Though thankfully, the 29-year old guard survived, [...]

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TX guardrail manufacturer found guilty of defrauding federal government

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety The ongoing safety fight over a specific type of guardrail end terminals (not necessarily pictured above) has reached its first of perhaps many verdicts. Trinity Industries, makers of the ET-Plus, has been found guilty of defrauding the federal government under the False Claims Act. Specifically, the company was accused of making [...]

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Bose drops lawsuit against Beats

Dancing Astronaut – EDM, trap, techno, deep house, dubstep Back in July, Bose filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Beats, arguing that its competitor had unlawfully stolen ideas pertaining to noise cancellation technology – best found in Bose’s QuietComfort headphones. At the time, Bose attempted to block imports of Beats Studio and Beats Studio Wireless headphones [...]

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Twitter sues the Justice Department for the right to be honest with consumers

Twitter has sued the Justice Department in the latest and most drastic of the technology industry’s attempts to gain the right to refute allegations made against companies like Google, Apple, and others as part of the revelation of National Security Agency surveillance programs. The suit is seeking an increase to the amount of information companies [...]

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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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