Paupers and Princes Alike: The Changing Face of Litigation Funding

Andrew Brown | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK
Andrew Brown

Litigation funding has been around for a long time, and the face of it is changing. Where it was once seen as a distress purchase, for businesses without the necessary capital to fund costly litigation procedures, it is now being utilised by financially healthy organisations, who would rather avoid risk, choosing instead to use their capital elsewhere.

Lindsay Lohan 'Sued GTA 5 For Publicity' Say Game's Makers

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Tech

The publishers of blockbuster game GTA V, have claimed that Lindsay Lohan is suing them purely for the 'publicity'. READ MORE: These GTA V Renders ...

Student Sues Uni For Failing Degree, Faces £90k Legal Bill

The Huffington Post UK | Edith Hancock | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A medical student at Newcastle University faces a £90,000 legal bill after trying to sue the university for failing him. Paul Crawford, 32, sued t...

McDonald's Sued Again For Coffee Burns... 20 Years After Landmark Case

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A woman has filed a law suit against McDonald’s, saying she was burned by hot coffee that spilled on her "carelessly" at one of the fast-food chain...

POLL: Do Gyms That Run Female-Only Sessions Discriminate Against Men?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A recent editorial written by London gym goer Peter Lloyd, and published in the Daily Mail newspaper, has caused waves of confusion across Twitter. ...

WATCH: Katy Perry Heading For 'Nasty Legal Battle'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Katy Perry may be getting ready for a nasty legal battle. The 'Firework' singer is reportedly caught up in a multi-million dollar lawsuit with hair...

Chubby Checker Sues Hewlett-Packard And Palm Inc Over Penis-Measuring App

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK

Chubby Checker, the musician who launched a singing career doing "The Twist" is suing Hewlett Packard and its subsidiary Palm, Inc. over an app which ...

Gay Orthodox Jews & Mormon Sue JONAH Counsellors Who Promised To Make Them Straight

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Four gay men are suing an organisation which promised to "cure" their homosexuality when they were teenagers. Jews Offering New Alternatives for H...

Has Apple Lost its Cool?

Ilya Kazi | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Tech
Ilya Kazi

It isn't always necessary to air your legal laundry in public (especially if negotiating cross-licensing deals) and if Apple doesn't recognise the PR consequences of continuing to do so, it could start to affect the bottom line.

LISTEN: Lord McAlpine Says His Reputation 'Will Never Recover'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Politics

Lord McAlpine has said he does not expect his reputation to ever recover after he was falsely accused of sexually abusing young boys. The former To...

Lord McAlpine Reveals Anger And Hurt After Botched Newsnight Investigation

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

The former Conservative politician who was wrongly linked to a child sex abuse as a result of a Newsnight investigation is in the process of agreeing ...

'Justin Bieber Stole My Credit Card To Pay For A Penis Enlargement'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK

Justin Bieber is being sued by a man who claims the teenage pop star stole his credit card to fund a penis enlargement. The unnamed claimant also ...

Muse Strike Back At 'Untrue And Baseless Allegations'

WENN | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rockers Muse have hit back at allegations they stole the idea for their 2009 album The Resistance from a sci-fi fan who approached them about a concep...

Katie Price To Sue Peter Andre

WENN | Posted 11.09.2012 | Home

Katie Price has accused ex-husband Peter Andre of leaking secrets from her personal life in an explosive new lawsuit. The glamour model filed a £2...

French Bank To Sue Mail On Sunday Over 'Brink Of Disaster' Claim

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 24.11.2011 | UK

Societe Generale is to sue Associated Newspapers over an erroneous Mail on Sunday story claiming that the French bank was on the verge of collapse. ...

For Everything Else There's MasterCard

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK

Julian Assange doesn't hold back his annoyance when it comes to MasterCard. Further to his lawsuit against the company, he's also posted a spoof on Yo...

Utopia Is Nowhere

Claire Gordon | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Gordon

"He could have easily been dead," said a British musician who helped pull one bloody body from the rubble. Of the nine people in the hammock when it collapsed, most were just bruised and shaken, but a few were sirened away to the local hospital. Doctors removed one man's tiger suit to staple his scalp.