Live Nation Gets Appellate Victory in Antitrust Dispute

“Big is not necessarily bad,” writes the 4th Circuit in a case that examined whether the concert giant coerced performing artists. On Thursday, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a long-lasting antitrust lawsuit against Live Nation. In 2009,It’s My Party, Inc., which runs the famed outdoor venue MerriweatherPost Pavilion in […]

California Appellate Court Upholds Courtney Love "Twibel" Jury Verdict

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 California Appellate Court Upholds Courtney Love “Twibel” Jury Verdict A California appellate court has upheld a jury verdict in favor of singer Courtney Love Cobain that her “twibel” statements about a former attorney didn’t defame her, because although they were false, Ms. Love did not make them with actual malice, the […]

Kelly v. Orr, No. D067735: California Appellate Court Reverses Judgment Time-Barring Legal Malpractice Claim of Successor Trustee

The Fourth District Court of Appeals of California recently reversed a decision of the trial court dismissing a legal malpractice claim based on a lapsed one-year statute of limitations. In Kelly v. Orr, a grantor created a trust agreement that named a successor trustee upon the resignation of the current trustee. However, when the current […]