Reversing her earlier decision, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Fumiko Wasserman ruled this week to allow Courtney Love's suit against Universal Music Group (UMG) to proceed with 10 causes of action.

Reversing her earlier decision, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Fumiko Wasserman ruled this week to allow Courtney Love's suit against Universal Music Group (UMG) to proceed with 10 causes of action. In June, Wasserman rejected 11 of Love's 15 claims, including a high-profile attempt to invalidate a 1987 amendment to the California Labor Code that limits personal-services contracts to seven years.

That challenge is among the newly reinstated causes of action. Last month, Love testified on the issue in front of the California senate, alongside artists such as Don Henley and Patti Austin

Love's suit, originally filed Feb. 28, rebuts allegations in a breach-of-contract suit filed last year by Geffen and UMG against the singer, her band Hole, and the band's corporate entity, Doll Head.

Earlier this week, Love filed a three-count suit against UMG and the surviving members of Nirvana -- Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic -- seeking a declaration that Nirvana's contract with the label is void and all rights pertaining to the band should revert to her.

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