Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Opens the Door for a Lawsuit Blitz

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Opens the Door for a Lawsuit Blitz

The Ohio Supreme Court became the first state high court to tackle the issue of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) in court, holding that CTE could be treated as a latent condition that develops long after an initial injury.  Steven Schmitz, a former football...
Court is not Ready to Purge Lawsuit

Court is not Ready to Purge Lawsuit

On July 17, 2014, Douglas Jordan-Benel sued Universal Studios, United Talent Agency and screenplay writer, James Demonaco, claiming the movie The Purge is based on his screenplay, Settler’s Day.  Jordan-Benel alleges in his complaint that he submitted his screenplay...
Acclaimed Painter Sues Lawyer for Fraud

Acclaimed Painter Sues Lawyer for Fraud

On Wednesday, painter Robert Sundholm filed suit against his personal attorney for tricking him into signing away the film rights to his life story. Sundholm’s unique biography has been the subject of features for People Magazine, CBS and BBC. The artist was abandoned...
Founder of The Dinosaur Project Sues Jurassic Park Creators

Founder of The Dinosaur Project Sues Jurassic Park Creators

On Tuesday, Frederick Zaccheo, founder of the non-profit charity The Dinosaur Project, filed suit against the creators of Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom in the Southern District of New York. Zaccheo alleges that Universal City Studios and Amblin Entertainment committed...
A House of Horrors: AHS House at Center of Lawsuit

A House of Horrors: AHS House at Center of Lawsuit

The Rosenheim mansion in Country Club Park, the location of the first season of American Horror Story, is now at the center of a lawsuit. The plaintiffs, Ernest Von Schwartz and Pier A. Oaken, purchased the house from Von Steinbauer in 2015 for $3.2 million.  They are...