Los Angeles County Superior Court

  1. Appeals Court Sides With Univision In Platino Case

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A state appeals court has upheld a judgment against regional Mexican label Platino Records, in a lawsuit the indie label had filed against Univision Music alleging breach of contract and payola-related extortion. Platino Records sued its distribut ...

  2. Judge OKs Settlement In Deadly Lear Jet Crash

    March 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A judge approved a multimillion-dollar legal settlement Tuesday involving the wife and young son of former Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker's assistant, who was killed in a 2008 plane crash in South Carolina. The settlement with Learjet Inc., ...

  3. Britney Spears Files For Divorce

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Married dancer/rapper Kevin Federline, 28, in 2004. Britney Spears filed for divorce Tuesday from Kevin Federline, officials said. The Los Angeles County Superior Court filing cites "irreconcilable differences," said court spokeswoman Ka ...

  4. Moir/Marie Ent. Owner Sues Former Partner

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moir/Marie Entertainment operated by sole remaining owner Lisa Marie sued former co-owner Steve Moir and his Moir Entertainment Aug. 18 over the two managers' business breakup. NEW YORK -- Moir/Marie Entertainment operated by sole remaining o ...

  5. Moir/Marie Ent. Owner Sues Former Partner

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Moir/Marie Entertainment operated by sole remaining owner Lisa Marie sued former co-owner Steve Moir and his Moir Entertainment yesterday (Aug. 18) over the two managers' business breakup. Moir/Marie Entertainment operated by sole remaining o ...

  6. Moir/Marie Ent. Owner Sues Former Partner

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit seeks an unspecified amount of damages. Moir/Marie Entertainment operated by sole remaining owner Lisa Marie sued former co-owner Steve Moir and his Moir Entertainment yesterday (Aug. 18) over the two managers’ business breakup. The complaint ...

  7. Indie Music Publishers Join Karaoke Lawsuit

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A group of indie music publishers is joining the karaoke lawsuit filed last spring by Sybersound Records against six other karaoke record manufacturers. NEW YORK -- A group of indie music publishers is joining the karaoke lawsuit filed last spring ...

  8. Indie Music Publishers Join Karaoke Lawsuit

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A group of indie music publishers is joining the karaoke lawsuit filed last spring by Sybersound Records against six other karaoke record manufacturers. The lawsuit claims the six karaoke record manuf A group of indie music publishers is joining t ...

  9. Indie Promoters Target Universal

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two independent radio promoters are targeting Universal Music Group, charging the label group, Universal Records and two promotion executives with racketeering, fraud and breach of contract. NEW YORK -- Two independent radio promoters are targetin ...

  10. Madonna Sued Over Euro TV Show

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit April 20 against Madonna and her Tadpole Film Inc., seeking more than $330,000 in unpaid compensation and expenses related to the 2004 "Re NEW YORK -- British director Hamish Hamil ...

  11. Madonna Sued Over Euro TV Show

    April 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British director Hamish Hamilton and his companies filed suit yesterday (April 20) against Madonna and her Tadpole Film Inc., seeking more than $330,000 in unpaid compensation and expenses related to British director Hamish Hamilton and his compan ...

  12. Case Summary: Royalty Audits and Tolling Contractual Limitations Periods

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a royalty dispute between songwriter James Weatherly and Universal Music Publishing Group, the California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles has held that the songwriter's failure to promptly audit did In a royalty dispute between songwriter J ...

  13. Litigation

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST This Week's Stories: Amicis file briefs in Grokster case; Ticketmaster sued over trade secrets; No end to Napster litigation; Court throws out ACNielsen suit; ASCAP sues businesses; FCC won't seek Sup This Week's Stories: Amicis Bri ...

  14. Ticketmaster Sued Over 'Trade Secrets'

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST STS: 'They stole our ideas.' Delaware-based company Ticket Innovations, doing business as Season Ticket Solutions (STS), has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Ticketmaster, citing breach of a non-disclosure agreement and misapp ...

  15. Fat Possum Sues Epitaph

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label Fat Possum Records is claiming its that now-sundered joint venture with Epitaph Records was a deal with the devil, and the companies have gone down to the crossroads, legally speaking. LOS ANGELES -- Blues label Fat Possum Records is c ...

  16. Producers Of Boxing Show Seek Restraining Order

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A California judge refused to deliver a knock-out punch to one of two boxing "reality" shows vying to be first on U.S. television, but set the stage for a second and perhaps more decisive round in the LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -- A Californi ...