We Want Our Cut! Lawsuit Claims Pharrell & Robin Thicke Earned Over $5M Apiece For “Blurred Lines”?

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Uh-oh. Its not looking good for the trio who allegedly sampled Marvin Gaye’s “Give It Up”. Robin Thicke, Pharell, along with T.I. may be forking over some serious cash to Marvin Gaye’s estate, as the trial is brining to light some very interesting numbers and Gaye’s family is saying….We want our cut! Lawsuit claims Pharrell & Robin Thicke earned over $5M apiece for “Blurred Lines”? According to reports. See full details inside.

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(Photos) Tommy Hilfiger and Fendi Sued by Former Employees

Fendi & Tommy Hilfiger Sued by Employees

Not a good look: Tommy Hilfiger and Fendi Sued by Former Employees for identifying the entry-level workers as interns to avoid paying out at least minimum wage. The class action suit follows a string of similar cases, most recently bringing the fashion and media power house Conde Nast to a $5.8 million payout.

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(Video) Eric Garner Family Braces as NYC Spends 732 Million on Cases It Got Wrong

Will City Settle Eric Garner Case for $75M?

Is it better to settle? NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer has been busy shoveling millions of dollars into settling lawsuits that overtime were found to lack the “liberty and justice for all” they should have. While wrongful convictions, years of prison time, and even accidental deaths have occurred as a result of these oversights, most families go for the money as oppose to holding out for any change in law, policies or any lasting effect on reality. With that said, the Eric Garner Family Braces as NYC Spends 732 Million on Cases It Got Wrong. Will they go for the money too?

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NBA: Tim Duncan Suing Financial Advisor After Losing Over $20 Million in Fraudulent Investments

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Tim Duncan isn’t exactly going to be appearing on the next Broke documentary, but he’s another athlete who’s fallen victim to a crooked financial advisor and the losses are astounding.

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(Photos) The 21-Page Lawsuit Lil Wayne Filed Against Cash Money Has Hit The Web

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The lawsuit that Lil Wayne has filed against Birdman and Cash Money has been made public, and it’s quite interesting to see the very clear dispute over the money and the contracts. We’ve also learned that Wayne is contracted for 2 more albums, but as previously reported, wants out because Cash Money has not even delivered what’s owed on this album (C5.) Hit the jump for the link to the full 21-page suit!

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Yikes: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon’s Ex-Nanny Is Suing Them For $100K For WHAT?!

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Looks like Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon don’t only have to deal with their divorce drama, but now they’re being sued by their former nanny is who making a bunch of wild claims about the famous duo. Simonette DaCosta is claiming she went to work for the estranged couple back in 2013 to take care of their twins in their home. She’s saying that Carey fired her for being “too friendly” and for “expressing too much affection for their children.” According to her, Carey was jealous over the relationship DaCosta had with children. To top it off, she was “ONLY” making $6,000-$7,000 a month and says she didn’t get paid for the tons of OT she put in. (Sidebar: as a nanny, that is AMAZING money.. I’m sleep, doe.)

“Plaintiff was on duty during all hours of each 24 hour day with no entitlement for breaks, for meals, and even for sleep. Indeed, Ms. Carey would often call plaintiff at hours in the middle of the night and demand to be taken to her children or to be updated on the status of her children,” the lawsuit says. “Ms. Carey would not tolerate any delay when she called and plaintiff had to attend to her every demand, spontaneous or otherwise.”

Looks like things can get messy from here on out.

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NFL: Jailed Cowboys Fan Suing NFL for $88 Million for Overturning Dez Bryant’s Catch

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Plenty of Dallas Cowboys fans were extremely upset about Dez Bryant’s overturned catch that eventually costed the Cowboys the win against the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs this year.  Well fan decided to do more than just complain about the call, he decided to file a lawsuit.

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Uh Oh! Guess How The Beastie Boys Plan On Making A Quick $2.4 Million?!

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Legendary rap group The Beastie Boys know how to make a quick come-up from lawsuits. Last July, they got Monster Energy for $1.7 million dollars after wrongfully using one of their songs in a video that was floating around the World Wide Web for over five weeks. The two remaining members of the group are now suing the energy drink company for another $2.4 million to cover legal fees. You would think that using their song in a video would be somewhat of “free promotion” BUT due to the fact that late member of the group Adam ‘MC’ Yauch said in his will that he never wants any of their songs to make a profit off commercial gains, the group is being extra strict on his wishes. MC passed away back in 2012c due to cancer.

“Monster’s tactics significantly increased the costs for Beastie Boys to vindicate their intellectual property rights, such that, absent an award of attorney’s fees and costs, plaintiff’s success at trial would become a Pyrrhic victory,” they wrote in a filing over the weekend. Monster did admit that they wrongfully used The Beastie Boys’ song without permission, but they expressed in court that they should not have to pay any more than $125,000. What do you think about this messy lawsuit? Sound off and drop your comments below.

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NBA: Woman Suing Michael Beasley For Rape After Cops Drop Criminal Case

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Former NBA star Michael Beasley is being sued in Arizona by a woman who claims the 26-year-old choked her out and raped her in 2013 despite the fact cops already investigated the case and found no evidence of a sexual assault.

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