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Dec 1, 2011

Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky recently had the first lawsuit filed against him amid sex abuse allegations.

The 29-year-old man who filed the lawsuit alleged that Sandusky sexually abused him over several years when he was a young boy.

The lawsuit is the first of many expected to be filed against the former coach who has been accused of abuse by several others in the past month.

Dec 1, 2011

Nick Hogan, son of former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and a major presence on the reality show "Hogan Knows Best" is being sued for $25,000 by a woman who is alleging she sustained significant injuries from a freeway crash he was involved in.

The reality star was involved in an almost fatal 2009 freeway crash that injured Marcela Posada, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.

Posada is contending she suffered significant injuries to her body and car when the crash happened on a Los Angeles freeway, TMZ reported.

Nov 29, 2011

R&B singer Usher faces a legal battle with his ex-wife after she filed court papers recently to strip the singer of joint physical custody of their two children.

According to TMZ, Tameka Raymond, who was married to Usher for two years, alleges that the famous singer has repeatedly broken his legal obligations as a co-parent.

Court documents obtained by TMZ stated Usher failed to receive permission from his ex-wife to travel outside of the state with the kids, which he is legally obligated to do.

Nov 29, 2011

Former New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor is the subject of a recent lawsuit that alleges he was involved in sex trafficking.

The lawsuit contends Taylor forced an underaged girl to prostitute herself in a New York motel last year, after being beaten by a pimp until she agreed to an encounter with the former linebacker.

Taylor pleaded guilty in a criminal case related to this incident earlier this year, saying he ignored the bruises on the face of 16-year-old Cristina Fierro when she visited his room in the Suffern, New York, motel.

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Nov 28, 2011

A man recently filed a lawsuit against the Playboy Mansion that stemmed from the 4th annual "Leather Meets Lace" party at the estate.

Steve Frye is suing the mansion, alleging he was discriminated against after trying to enter the property at the recent party thrown by the Motorcycle Charity Associates.