Certain relationships create what are known as “fiduciary duties.” A fiduciary is a person or entity that owes a special duty to another by virtue of that individual’s superior knowledge and information in a particular area and another’s dependence on them. A breach of this special duty may result in dire circumstances for the fiduciary,…

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Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been named in a breach of contract lawsuit filed by his mother-in-law. According to court documents, 66 year-old Greta Hutcheson, the mother of Ramsay’s wife Tana, has filed a lawsuit against the television personality claiming breach of contract, unfair dismissal, breach of working time regulations, and failure to pay severance.…

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A Texas State Lottery winner has been named in a breach of contract lawsuit accusing him of wrongfully backing out of a prize assignment agreement. According to Harris County District Court documents, Daisy Circle LLC filed the breach of contract lawsuits against Richard Shelton on May 6. The lawsuit claims Shelton won $4 million from…

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A federal court has denied the federal government’s petition for a rehearing in a breach of contract lawsuit filed by California water companies. In a legal battle that has spanned almost two decades, Stockton East Water District, Central San Joaquin Water Conservation District, and the California Water Service Company maintained the federal government is guilty…

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A $10 million breach of contract lawsuit has been filed against Britney Spears by a licensing firm that helped the singer launch a line of perfumes marketed by Elizabeth Arden Inc. According to Los Angeles Superior Court documents, Brand Sense Partners filed the breach of contract lawsuit Wednesday, naming the pop-star and her father Jamie…

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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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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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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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