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A Famed SoCal Soda Family Just Scored Big Bucks in a Case Against Coca-Cola

An attorney for the heirs of Hubert Hansen, who started his beverage company in L.A. in the 1930s, says its the biggest award in a right of publicity case in U.S. history
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Local Toy Company CEO Lashes Out at Influencer on Twitter: ‘You Are a Disgrace to Black People’

When Amina Mucciolo accused LOL Surprise of using her likeness, the Van Nuys-based company’s chief exec went on a Twitter tirade
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Byron Allen’s David and Goliath Battle with Comcast Made Him a Crusader for Black Entrepreneurs

After a years-long legal fight against alleged racial bias, the media mogul has struck a deal with the cable giant
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Vanessa Bryant Is Suing the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Over Leaked Kobe Crash Scene Photos

The widow's suit charges that deputies took graphic pictures "for their own personal purposes"
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Agents Have Won a Battle Against the Writers Guild—but the War Is Far From Over

A Hollywood clash of the titans is just heating up
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After Years of Allegations, Lawsuits, and Payouts, Beverly Hills’ Police Chief Retires

Sandra Spagnoli stepped down over the weekend after costing the city as much as $7.3 million in judgements and settlements
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Celebrity Attorney Lisa Bloom Takes on the First ‘Coronavirus Discrimination’ Lawsuit

"Employers can’t just cast people off and break the law," Bloom says
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Media Mogul Byron Allen’s Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast Was Just Dealt a Big Blow

He lost this round but the determined entrepreneur vows to take his fight to Congress and the presidential candidates to get laws changed
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Yes, Rulings on Chrissy Teigen’s Judge Show Are Actually Legally Binding

We explain why TV court rooms have real-life consequences
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Beverly Hills Has Doled Out $7.3 Million to Settle Lawsuits Against Its Police Chief

Now the tony hamlet has hired Harvey Weinstein’s former PR firm to do damage control