Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Redbox Defense Claims Disney Is Restraining Competition to Favor New Streaming Service

A Disney lawsuit aimed at Redbox has just become more complex, as the defense takes an aggressive stance and makes allegations of copyright misuse by the media giant in an effort to weaken competitors. Not only is the suit wandering into unexplored legal territory, it is also colored by the context of Disney’s purchase of […]

Two Federal Agencies Being Sued over SeaWorld Killer Whale Necropsy

It has been over one year since the death of the Tilikum the whale, yet the subject of Blackfish has remained an issue for animal advocacy groups seeking further details regarding the orca’s cause of death. The Animal Welfare Institute is now suing two federal agencies that backed SeaWorld’s refusal to release a full necropsy for […]

Man Suing SeaWorld After Claiming He Was Permanently Injured on a Waterslide in 2015

According to the Florida Record, SeaWorld is being sued for over $15,000 by a man alleging that he was physically injured in their waterpark, Aquatica, because of “an unreasonably dangerous condition” left in the park. After riding down a water slide on June 20, 2015, Aaron Bomer claims his leg hit “a sharp object on […]

Former Walt Disney World Cast Member Suing Disney Due to Alleged Discrimination

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Abderrahmane Sebti, a former Cast Member of the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World, is suing Disney for more than $75,000 because he believes the company discriminated against him. The lawsuit has been filed in a U.S. District Court in which he is pursuing damages for lost […]

SeaWorld Lawsuit Granted Class-Action Status by U.S. District Court Judge

The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that a SeaWorld lawsuit, in which the company allegedly mislead shareholders, has been granted class-action status by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Anello. According to the lawsuit, SeaWorld executives supposedly kept secret the negative impact of the 2013 documentary Blackfish. The 2013 documentary Blackfish‘s portrayal of SeaWorld gave the entire a […]

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, […]