Part II: Revenge of the Birds
In 2006, Hedren took a role in the short-lived soap “Fashion House.” One day in rehearsal, a gallon of water fell from the ceiling onto her head.
According to the The Hollywood Reporter, there’s speculation that a bird’s nest was blocking a condensation tube in the air conditioning system. Perhaps it was an attempt by Hitchcock to make a sequel from beyond the grave?
Anyway, Hedren had previously suffered from headaches but successfully treated them. Unfortunately, with the water accident, her headaches returned with a vengeance.
She retained attorney Joseph Allen to file a personal injury lawsuit against the owner and lessee of the soundstage. Then came the “malpractice horror” plot twist.
Statute of Limitations
Hedren’s initial personal injury lawsuit was dismissed. Sadly, she couldn’t refile her case because
Not every marriage needs wedding bells. Some just need the “chirp chirp” of an incoming Skype call.
It may not sound romantic, but in some parts of American society, marriages over the Internet video-calling service Skype have become more commonplace. For example, certain immigrant communities are using Skype as a bridge between spouses who may have never met in person, reports The New York Times.
But before you kiss your webcam bride, here are five probing legal questions about Skype weddings:
School bomb threats can cause real panic even if the threat is a hoax, and the perpetrators can face real legal consequences.
A bomb scare suspect at Harvard University, 20-year-old student Eldo Kim, found that out the hard way when the FBI arrested him Monday after setting the entire college campus on alert, reports Boston Magazine.
Like many others who have made school bomb threats, Kim could face serious punishment if convicted.
“Weird Al” Yankovic has settled a lawsuit that his company Ear Booker brought against Sony Music in March 2012.
The lawsuit was among many brought by musicians contending that record labels have breached contracts by improperly treating digital downloads as “sales” rather than “licenses.” As a result, Yankovic only received about 15 percent of shared income off of digital hubs like iTunes instead of 50 percent. The difference was
It isn’t easy sticking up for Shia LaBeouf. Nevertheless, in a country grounded upon the presumption of innocence, he deserves at least one voice willing to offer a contrarian perspective from those who would like to hang him for plagiarism. Since no one else out there in the media has thus far stood up, we’ll assign ourselves the task of playing devil’s advocate.
Harvey Weinstein will be interviewed during the UCLA Entertainment Symposium in Mar. 7-8, 2014, in a one-on-one dialogue with attorney Ken Ziffren.
Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, will discuss his career, the entertainment industry and the future of show business only days after the Academy Awards on Mar. 2. Over the years at TWC, and before that at Miramax, movies made during the tenure of Weinstein and his brother Bob have
Renowned tennis player Billie Jean King and hockey player Caitlin Cahow are the two openly gay athletes whom President Barack Obama has selected to be part of the U.S. delegation for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, sending a clear message to that country about its treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the Associated Press reports.