Charter School Files Breach of Contract Lawsuit Against IT Company

March 15, 2011

A charter school in Indianapolis has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a local information technology contractor. According to court documents, KIPP Academy is seeking $45,796 in damages from Dimitri Snowden and his company, Ion360. The lawsuit, filed last month, states the school signed a contract with Snowden’s company in July 2009, but the…

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Golden Globes Lawsuit Against Dick Clark Prods. Can Proceed

March 10, 2011

A U.S. District Court judge ruled Monday the Hollywood Foreign Press Association can pursue its breach of contract lawsuit against Dick Clark Productions. The HFPA filed the breach of contract lawsuit in November. The suit alleges Dick Clark Productions negotiated an unauthorized six-year extension with NBC for the broadcast rights to the Golden Globes. Attorneys…

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Concrete Company Seeks more than $1.6M in Breach of Contract Lawsuit

March 9, 2011

A California concrete company has filed a $1.6 million breach of contract lawsuit against a basement building business. According to St. Clair County Circuit Court documents, Kienstra Concrete Products has filed a lawsuit against Best-Way Foundations Inc., Best-Way Realty LLC, Hess Enterprises LLC and Gulf Coast Poured Concrete Walls LLc. The companies’ various owners, John…

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Weinsteins Facing $50M Lawsuit for ‘Sabotaging’ Film

March 4, 2011

Director Tony Leech has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Harvey and Bob Weinstein alleging the pair sabotaged the delayed comedy Escape from Planet Earth. According to court documents, Leech claims the Weinsteins sabotaged the film “through a potent combination of hubris, incompetence, profligate spending, and contempt for contractual obligations. The $50 million lawsuit…

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Elizabethtown College Facing 3 Breach of Contract Lawsuits

March 3, 2011

Three former-employees of Elizabethtown College have filed individual breach of contract lawsuits against the school. Two of the former employees, Juanita Clark and Colleen Edwards, filed their lawsuits due to an employment dispute over contract, while Leah Brooks filed her complaint seeking judgement for breach of contract. All three women worked with the Parent and…

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Appellate Court Rules in Favor of No Doubt in Breach of Contract Lawsuit

February 25, 2011

Rock group No Doubt can move forward with a breach of contract lawsuit against Activision Inc. over the use of likenesses in the video game “Band Hero,” a California appellate court panel ruled Tuesday. According to court documents, the three-justice panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal upheld Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kenji…

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WI Fiber Optics Company Sued on Breach of Contract Claims

February 23, 2011

The owner of a Wisconsin-based management business has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a fiber optics company. According to Madison County Circuit Court documents, James T. Mihalich, owner of J2 Management Inc., filed a lawsuit January 21 against American Fiber Comm LLC and its owner, Thomas M. Allen. The lawsuit contends J2 Mgmt.…

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$1.6M Verdict in Corporate Fraud Lawsuit

February 16, 2011

A jury in Texas awarded almost $1.6 million Friday to a man who claimed he was defrauded by a Merrill Lynch financial advisor. According to Travis County Court documents, jurors determined David Fernea was defrauded by T. Christopher Bounds, a business owner and financial adviser in Merrill Lynch’s Austin office. The jury found Bounds guilty…

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Judge Dismisses “Dallas” Actor’s $11M Citigroup Settlement

February 14, 2011

A judge ruled against actor Larry Hagman this week, throwing out an arbitration award against Citigroup Inc. for over $11 million in damages. Hangman, who played J.R. on the 1980s TV show “Dallas,” filed a lawsuit against Citigroup, accusing the company of breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract. According to court documents, an…

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