Saleen Settles Lawsuit With Redditor Who Called Them A Scam

Last week Frederic Lambert, a prolific Redditor and member of the investing site InvestorHub, revealed that he was the target of litigation from troubled tuner Saleen for some online posts he made questioning the company’s viability as a business. Today, Saleen says that case has been settled.… » 7/29/15 3:18pm 7/29/15 3:18pm

Here's Uber's Ridiculous Argument That Its Drivers Aren't Employees

Uber, the car service oh excuse me technology company that just makes an app and definitely does not employ drivers, is currently fighting it out in court to make sure its employees don’t legally count as employees. In its latest motion, filed Thursday, the company argues 160,000 California Uber drivers shouldn’t be… » 7/11/15 2:57pm 7/11/15 2:57pm

IndyCar Race Organizers Sue New Orleans Motorsports Park Over $800,000

The soggy IndyCar Grand Prix of Louisiana is still creating a mess, even after the fact. According to the New Orleans Advocate, a subsidiary of Andretti Sports Marketing that was contracted to organize the grand prix has filed a federal lawsuit against New Orleans Motorsports Park for non-payment of more than $800,000.
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Lawyers Allege GM 'Cover-Up' Of Deadly Ignition Switch Fiasco

At the height of General Motors' ignition switch fiasco last year, the company commissioned former U.S. Attorney Anton R. Valukas to review what happened. His 325-page report may have been brutal, but now lawyers suing GM say they've found new documents that contradict that report and prove the existence of a… » 3/17/15 2:31pm 3/17/15 2:31pm

How One Driver Sued For A Sauber Formula One Drive – And Won

2014 Sauber Formula One test driver Giedo van der Garde sued his ex-team to get a drive for this year–and won. Sauber signed drivers who brought more money to the team on top of their already contracted pair, and now Sauber could have their equipment seized if they don't comply with the ruling to let Van der Garde… » 3/12/15 7:48pm 3/12/15 7:48pm

Warrant Issued For Owner Of Stolen NASCAR Racer Over Lawsuit Payments  

Last month, John Cohen was relieved to recover his #44 Team Xtreme race car that was stolen before the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Now Cohen is in trouble of his own: an arrest warrant has been issued over his failure to pay money owed from one lawsuit, right as another lawsuit was filed against him over the… » 3/12/15 5:35pm 3/12/15 5:35pm

Lyft's Board Allegedly Debated Ousting Their CEO 

The legal battle between Lyft and its former COO is shaping up to be a long, ugly fight. The on-demand car company has accused Travis VanderZanden of stealing tens of thousands of secret company documents before he joined Lyft's main competitor, Uber. Now VanderZanden has fired back in a new court filing, saying he… » 11/10/14 4:28pm 11/10/14 4:28pm

Dealership Pays Settlement Of $128,750 For Firing Disabled Employee

Some dealerships have a hard time understanding laws, such as those dealing with lemon cars or fraud. Now that Ford dealer just reached a settlement because they fired an employee who became disabled after surgery, we can add disability law to that list of things that dealers struggle with. » 11/08/14 10:00am 11/08/14 10:00am

Dealership Manager Says He Was Fired For Refusing Bible Study

I'll be the first to say that while there a number of "stealerships" still around, there are good dealers that are trying to do the right thing. I never thought that would involve forcing employees into religious meetings; a former sales manager claims he was fired because he wouldn't pray. » 9/05/14 1:45pm 9/05/14 1:45pm

This Disturbing Powerpoint Shows Why GM Failed To Protect Customers

If there's a smoking gun in this whole GM fiasco it might be this: An internal PowerPoint presentation released by the government that makes it clear the company went to great lengths to discourage people from talking frankly about safety problems, even if that problem scared them, their family, and was obviously a… » 5/16/14 11:47am 5/16/14 11:47am