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Tag Archives: Lawsuit

• Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst over sale profits

Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst over sale profits

Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company’s sale last year. The breach-of-contract lawsuit seeks 10 percent of the net sales price paid to Pabst for its Colt 45 malt beer line, which was included in last year’s sale to beer entrepreneur […]

• Idaho inmates sue brewers & wineries, blame booze for crimes

Idaho inmates sue brewers & wineries, blame booze for crimes

Five inmates at the Idaho State Correctional Institution south of Boise are suing a handful of major beer and wine companies, contending that alcohol led to their crimes and that they should have been warned that the beverages can be addictive. The Idaho Statesman reports Keith Allen Brown, Steven J. Thompson, Woodrow J. Grant, Cory […]

• The Situation Sues Vodka Company, “You Owe Me Millions!”

The Situation Sues Vodka Company, “You Owe Me Millions!”

Protein infused vodka sounds like a good idea (kind of) … unless you’re The Situation… who’s suing the company behind the product for allegedly screwing him out MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.Sitch recently filed a lawsuit against Devotion Spirits — a company he inked an endorsement deal with back in 2010. According to the lawsuit, Sitch says he did […]

• Beam Inc. suffers Skinnygirl class action blow

Beam Inc. suffers Skinnygirl class action blow

Beam Inc. has failed in a bid to strike out a federal class action alleging it misled consumers over the ‘all natural’ credentials of its Skinnygirl Margarita brand, which contains sodium benzoate.

• Wine for “mommy” sets off trademark fight

Wine for “mommy” sets off trademark fight

Rival wine sellers targeting overworked mothers are fighting over use of the word “Mommy” on their wine labels, according to a lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court. In the suit, filed on Monday, California-based winery Clos Lachance Wines asked the court to declare that its “Mommyjuice” does not violate the trademark of “Mommy’s Time […]

• Christie’s Wins Dismissal of Koch’s Counterfeit Wine Suit

Christie’s Wins Dismissal of Koch’s Counterfeit Wine Suit

Booze News: You can read all about the incredible story that led to the suit: The Billionaire’s Vinegar (Updates with judge’s comments beginning in the fourth paragraph.) March 18 (Bloomberg) — Christie’s International Plc won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by billionaire collector William Koch that claimed the auction house “induced” him into buying counterfeit […]

• Update: Budweiser, Baseball Reach New Sponsorship Agreement

Update: Budweiser, Baseball Reach New Sponsorship Agreement

Anheuser-Busch Inc. said Thursday that it reached a new sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball and dropped the lawsuit it filed against the league in November. The multi-year agreement designates Budweiser as the official beer sponsor of Major League Baseball. The U.S. arm of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world’s largest brewer, sued the league’s licensing […]

• Attempt to block Inbev's takeover of Anheuser-Busch Fails

ST. LOUIS — The latest quest by 10 Missouri beer consumers who tried to block InBev’s $52 billion takeover of U.S. beer giant Anheuser-Busch fell flat Wednesday when an appeals court refused to resurrect their antitrust lawsuit. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge’s decision to throw […]

• In California, give booze to under 21, now you can be sued

In California, give booze to under 21, now you can be sued

Party hosts now face the threat of a civil lawsuit if they provide alcoholic beverages to people under the age of 21. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a bill into law Wednesday that would allow adults to be sued if they serve alcohol to people under the legal drinking age who are subsequently injured or killed […]