Jones Tackles Paternity Claim

Seeking fortune?

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the lawsuits. Jerry Jones, the owner, president, and general manager of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, is tasked with playing defense. A 25-year-old woman, Alexandra Davis, has filed a lawsuit against him, claiming that she is Jones’s daughter and is asking a court of law to determine the legitimacy of an agreement made in 1998. The nature of the lawsuit concerns Davis’s promise to not speak publicly of the alleged paternity matter. In order to solidify that agreement, both Davis and her mother received money from Jones. Read more

Recipe for A Legal Dispute

Breakfast battle

Food establishments, including diners, cafés, restaurants, and food trucks earn their reputation through excellent ingredients, unique dishes, and word of mouth. Securing a position on Oprah’s Favorite Things is an additional step that may elevate a restaurant from small-town, hidden gem status to nationally recognizable. Due to the acclaim received by companies that have impressed Oprah, one Massachusetts-based business owner is now alleging that the honor given to a competitor rightfully belongs to him. Burgundian, located in Attleboro, MA is suing Eastern Standard Provisions, which is established in Waltham, MA. Read more

Music Festers File Lawsuit

Not all fun

Three festival-goers claim that $5 million is the reasonable amount necessary to compensate for conditions that have been described as uncomfortable and dangerous. Those who have attended an outdoor music festival and camped on the premises for more than one night may attest to the lack of cleanliness and luxury. Some of the typical festival proclivities may include long lines at the portable toilet station, limited access to running water or showers, tight camping quarters, and insurmountable levels of excitement and fun. The lawsuit in question, however, notes a discrepancy between how the festival was promoted to potential consumers and what was actually delivered. Read more

Lawsuit Not Landing in Court

Fight to the moon

Following a protest initiated by Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin space organization, a lawsuit was filed. In the protest, Blue Origin sought to draw awareness to the apparently biased decision of NASA to afford a $2.9 billion contract to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The subsequent lawsuit, which was filed two weeks after the protest in August 2021, aimed to allow a space in the contract for Blue Origin to participate in the opportunity to return to the moon. If the lawsuit resulted in the favor of Blue Origin, NASA would be obligated to fund the operation of a second spacecraft, commanded by astronauts, to and from the moon. In November, however, a judge ruled against the lawsuit. Read more

1991 Album Faces the Money

Pool of surprises

Among Nirvana’s studio records, perhaps one of the most iconic covers is printed on the “Nevermind” album. Although this was not their first album, it served as their breakthrough and reason for reaching the top of the charts in the early 1990’s. While “Nevermind” helped define Nirvana’s future in the music industry, it also eventually led to the band’s recent involvement in a federal lawsuit, in which the baby on the cover, who is now 30 years old, is suing for exploitation. He is holding several parties accountable for advertising and profiting from an album that illustrates an indecent photograph of a 4-month-old baby in a pool. Read more