Kent Swig will reportedly face off in court with JPMorgan Chase tomorrow after suing the bank on Thursday, claiming that its plan to sell his office tower at 90 Broad Street violates a 2006 “last look” agreement that Mr. Swig had with the bank.
Eastern Consolidated is suing former associate broker Robert Khodadadian, claiming he violated company policy when he allegedly messaged a cellphone video of himself masturbating “to conclusion” to a teenage intern.
Mr. Khodadadian allegedly sent the (faceless) video to the female intern on April 24, two days before the Manhattan-based commercial real estate firm canned him Read More
Devoid of any other ideas to generate cash, Zynga is now suing the owners of Bang With Friends because the Words with Friends owner feels the name is infringing on its trademark.
The struggling mobile gaming studio develops popular games that commonly end with the “With Friends” moniker (Words, Chess, Running, etc.) and asserts that Bang With Friends used it to gain popularity. Read More
A lawsuit filed in Federal Court last week alleges that Starbucks discriminates against the deaf by refusing to serve them, ejecting them from their stores and making fun of the way they speak.
Twelve plaintiffs, most of whom are deaf and use sign language, filed the suit after encountering repeated acts of discrimination at multiple Read More
Two Massachusetts residents have filed a defamation lawsuit against the Post for insinuating that they were suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Their image was splashed across the front page with the headline, “Bag Men: Feds seek this duo pictured at Boston Marathon.”
The suit alleges that the photos and accompanying article implied that the FBI was Read More
The condo board of the Atelier at 635 West 42nd Street is all hot and bothered. The board claims that strip club kingpin Robert Gans is using his unit for business purposes. Sexy business.
The New York Post reports that the board has filed suit against Mr. Gans, whom they allege is operating an escort service out of his apartment. An escort service is apparently a little too sexy for New York’s sexiest building. Read More
Tom Cruise’s lawyer Bert Fields has issued a press release announcing the star’s lawsuit against Life & Style magazine’s publisher for claiming that the star “abandoned” daughter Suri. Read More
Though it’s not as bad as the fake implant/Botox stories that have been making their way around the country, you’d hope (?) that outside of Los Angelenos, New Yorkers would be the most wary of quack plastic surgeons. Not everyone who hangs out near a massage parlor is licensed to inject things into your body, ladies! Haven’t we learned that by now?
Apparently not, as Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman gravely advised residents in a press release sent out today. Read More
The man on the other end of the intercom had warned me he was going to call the police. When he said it, The Observer knew he didn’t mean the kind that would pull up to the curb in a blue and white squad car with the letters NYPD stenciled on the door. This was Borough Park, after all.
The neighborhood, a stronghold of the city’s Hasidic community, has its own ambulance corps, rabbinical courts and civilian security squad, the Shomrim. The Observer had been drifting around the area, a stranger in a strange land, and given our mission, we weren’t surprised to see a neighborhood enforcer bounding towards us. He had a huge belly that parted his suspenders, a sandy beard and noticeably thick hands. Read More