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Nov 28, 2011

Actor Tobey Maguire recently settled a lawsuit that was filed against him for multiple underground poker games played in 2007 and 2008.

Maguire has agreed to pay more than $80,000, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.

The "Spider-Man" actor was one of 22 people who were sued this summer for participating in poker games that allegedly wiped out Ponzi schemer Bradley Ruderman.

Nov 28, 2011

Reality TV star Bethenny Frankel recently saw an amended version of a false advertisement lawsuit filed against her signature Skinnygirl Margarita product.

The label on Frankel's Skinnygirl Margarita states the drink is made up of 100 percent blue agave tequila, which according to the lawsuit is false.

Christopher Rapcinsky and Erin Bakerfiled filed the class action lawsuit recently as an amended version of their original $10 million lawsuit against the makers of the cocktail, for falsely advertising the drink is all natural, with no preservatives.

Nov 28, 2011

Classic Media recently filed a $1 million lawsuit against financial services firm J.G.

Nov 28, 2011

A lawsuit was recently filed against Lionsgate Films in Los Angeles Superior Court by a consulting firm that alleges it wasn't compensated for helping to secure Nicole Kidman's Oscar nomination for the film "Rabbit Hole."

According to the lawsuit filed by GBB Consulting, the company provided Lionsgate with logistical services with the goal of obtaining awards, including Academy Awards, for the film company's theatrical releases in 2010.

According to its suit, GBB was to receive $12,000 a month through the end of February 2011, in addition to $5,000 for e

Nov 28, 2011

Eva Longoria, actress from the show "Desperate Housewives," recently had a lawsuit filed against her, with plaintiffs seeking $25,000 in damages after a birthday party at her Las Vegas restaurant, Beso, didn't go according to plan.

TMZ reported the lawsuit was filed against the 36-year-old actress by Luiza Boyadjian, who alleged that during her birthday dinner with friends at Beso, she fell because of the slippery floor.

According to TMZ, Boyadjian alleges she suffered major physical injuries following the fall, which included damage to her nervous system.
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