Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Judge Orders AIG to Arbitrate Disney’s Claims for ‘Pink Slime’ Insurance Dispute in Los Angeles

The most recent development in ongoing litigation between AIG and The Walt Disney Company has found a judge ruling against claims made by the insurance provider, and ordering the company to proceed with arbitration. The motion to compel arbitration filed by Disney is related to the highly publicized “pink slime” case, in which Disney had […]

Internal Emails Reveal SeaWorld Executives’ Vexation Over ‘Blackfish’ Backlash

Just days after SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. published a 2017 third quarter report displaying attendance and revenue losses which cited reputation difficulties, new information has been made public regarding their ongoing litigation with former investors. A lawsuit filed in 2014 by former investors, which the U.S. department of Justice became involved with in August of 2017, […]

Disney and Tallahassee Woman Who Fell into Pirates of the Caribbean Boat Settle Lawsuit

According to the Orlando Sentinel and Orange County Circuit Court records, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has settled a lawsuit with a woman who in 2015 fell while boarding the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction in the Magic Kingdom. Lynn Barrett of Tallahassee, Florida claimed that she fell into one the boats at Pirates of […]

Walt Disney World Construction Lawsuit Dismissed

Jacksonville subcontractor Allstate Steel, who in 2015 helped with the construction of the Magic Kingdom’s Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen restaurant, has dismissed its lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Orange County Comptroller records show the subcontractor was suing Disney for almost $80,000 after they claimed Disney had not paid the full bill of […]

Disney Joins Fox and Paramount in Stolen Tech Lawsuit Dismissal Attempt

Disney, Fox, and Paramount have just given their argument for the dismissal of a lawsuit involving the use of stolen motion capture technology in their films. The suit, put forth by VFX firm Rearden LLC, seeks damages and profits from the studios for the use of their stolen MOVA technology on the basis of copyright, trademark, […]

Disney Files for Another Dismissal of ‘Zootopia’ Lawsuit Based on New Documents

Disney is seeking yet another dismissal regarding a lawsuit over copyright infringement alleged by Gary Goldman, this time due to new materials which give greater detail to the plaintiff’s creation Looney, which he says was the basis for the hit film Zootopia. The first motion to dismiss filed by Disney was mostly successful, but the […]

Bill Nye Suing Disney for Over $37 Million

According to Deadline, Bill Nye of Bill Nye the Science Guy is suing the “Walt Disney Company and a host of its subsidiaries today for more than $37 million.” Nye is claiming he never received his full cut from the profits of Bill Nye the Science Guy, which was a long-running series that taught children […]

ABC News Settled Defamation Lawsuit for $177 Million

According to CNN, ABC News had to pay out an extremely large sum of $177 million as they settled a defamation lawsuit earlier this summer. This financial information was released on Tuesday as a footnote in the Walt Disney Company’s quarterly earnings. Much of the settlement was connected to a multi-year “legal dispute with South […]

‘Girl Meets World’ Star Sabrina Carpenter Sued by Former Music Managers

Sabrina Carpenter, a singer and actress best known for her role in the Disney Channel’s Girl Meets World, is facing a lawsuit from her previous music managers. The suit against Carpenter, her parents, and her manager claims that Stan Rogow and Elliot Lurie were not paid commissions owed to them after they were fired. Rogow […]

Blackfish Hasn’t Hurt Stock Prices According to SeaWorld Attorneys

SeaWorld attorneys have denied in court that the 2013 documentary Blackfish has greatly affected stock prices. A 2014 lawsuit filed by a group of SeaWorld shareholders claimed that the company misled them, saying the documentary had no impact financially on the company. SeaWorld investors have pointed out six occasions between 2013 and 2014 in which […]