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...
Slam Dunk for Federal Prosecutors in NCAA Suit

Slam Dunk for Federal Prosecutors in NCAA Suit

  On Wednesday, a jury of eight returned with unanimous guilty verdicts against Jim Gatto, a former Adidas marketing executive, Merl Code, a former Adidas consultant, and Christian Dawkins, an aspiring sports agent, after three days and 18 hours’ worth of...