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Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

September 13, 2017 12:25 am0 comments
Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

Actress Rebel Wilson has been awarded A$ 4.5m (£2.7m; $ 3.6m) in Australia’s largest payout for a defamation case. Ms Wilson successfully argued that a series of magazine articles had wrongly portrayed her as a serial liar. In June a jury unanimously sided with Ms Wilson, who had claimed the […]

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Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

August 23, 2017 10:43 am0 comments
Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payout in latest talc case

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $ 417m (£323.4m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using products such as baby powder. The California jury’s decision marks the largest award yet in a string of lawsuits that claim the firm did not adequately warn about […]

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Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

August 18, 2017 1:09 pm0 comments
Michael Barrymore wins payout over wrongful arrest

The entertainer Michael Barrymore is to get “more than nominal damages” after claiming his wrongful arrest by police destroyed his career. The 65-year-old was detained 10 years ago on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock in Essex. Mr Barrymore, who was not present for the High Court […]

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Payout of $10,000 for Windows 10 update

June 27, 2016 5:57 pm0 comments
Payout of $10,000 for Windows 10 update

Microsoft has agreed to pay a Californian woman $ 10,000 (£7,500) after an automatic Windows 10 update left her computer unusable. Teri Goldstein said her Windows 7 computer had automatically tried to update itself to Windows 10 without her permission. She said the update had made her machine unstable, leaving […]

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Robocall victim gets $230,000 payout

July 9, 2015 4:04 am0 comments
Robocall victim gets $230,000 payout

Robocall victim to get big payout from Time Warner Cable 8 July 2015 From the section Technology Unwanted, automated calls are illegal in the US Time Warner Cable has been ordered to pay a woman $ 229,500 (£150,000) after a judge ruled it had harassed her with automated calls. Texas […]

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