Tag Archives: employment

Pumped for a Settlement

Costly accusations

The accusations against film producer, Randall Emmett, are not only damaging but are also potentially costly.  With the recent season 10 premiere of reality show, Vanderpump Rules, the gravity of numerous allegations presented against Emmett has resurfaced.  In this first episode, Lala Kent, the former fiancé of the defendant, who also serves as one of the show’s frontrunners, recounts an LA Times article from mid-2022 that chronicles a list of lawsuits against her ex.  The various claims include trading sexual favors for acting roles, engaging in illegal drug sales, and attempting to cover up his actions through non-disclosure agreements and settlements. Continue reading

Film’s Failure Exposed

A doomed movie

Eva Green, known for her characters in Casino Royale, Dark Shadows, and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, is now starring in a new lawsuit against White Lantern Films and SMC Speciality Finance.  In response to the failed production of the proposed movie, A Patriot, Green is suing for $1 million in damages.  The defendant has filed a counterclaim and contends that the actress breached her contract and forced unrealistic demands that were difficult to provide.  The production company claims that Green did not intend to move forward with filming, which was to begin in 2019. Continue reading

Tackling a New Lawsuit

Football fumble

Following a sideline injury sustained in Game 6 of the regular season, Denver Broncos linebacker, Aaron Patrick, has filed a lawsuit. In the argument, Patrick alleges that the decision to cover media wires on the sideline with a cheap mat created a dangerous situation for players and was the primary cause of his injury. While a majority of NFL injuries take place on the field, Patrick tore his ACL after trying to avoid the media. His cleat became lodged in a carpet that has been compared to mats used in restaurant kitchens. Continue reading

Golfer Won’t Stand FORE! It

Bogey comments

A well-known commentator for the Golf Channel, Brandel Chamblee, has gone out of bounds with his rhetoric against golf pro, Patrick Reed, and is now facing a $750 million defamation lawsuit. Chamblee’s involvement in the lawsuit, which has also named the Golf Channel as a defendant, is arguably inevitable, as the announcer has allegedly butchered Reed’s professional reputation since the golfer was 23 years old. The critical objective in the complaint is to address instances of Chamblee providing false reporting and exhibiting a purposeful omission of facts with the intent of misleading the public. Continue reading

Movie Set Mishap

Settlement attempt

At the beginning of this month, followers of the intriguing legal spectacle, starring Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, were provided coverage of a verdict that left Depp $15 million richer. Despite the resolution of this defamation lawsuit, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor cannot shy away from the limelight. Before it escalates to court, Depp is attempting to settle a lawsuit in which he is named as the defendant in an alleged assault incident. His legal team is working diligently to work out an agreement with the plaintiff, Gregg Brooks, who was employed as the location manager on the set of the crime thriller, City of Lies. Continue reading