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Celebrity Photographer’s Family at War Over ‘Bert Stern: Original Madman’

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Behind the camera of Bert Stern lies a heated family feud.

The photographer died in 2013 at the age of 83 and left behind some iconic images of Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Madonna, and some of the most famous ones of Marilyn Monroe. His work has been featured in the Museum of Modern Art, and as a contemporary of such masters as Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, Stern’s life and work were profiled in the documentary, Bert Stern: Original Madman, which is now at the center of a great legal controversy.

The filmmaker behind that film is Shannah Laumeister, who was secretly married to

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Why Chuck Close’s Legal Fight Over Art Resale Royalties Might Impact Climate Change

Sotheby's The Scream Painting - H 2012

In a somewhat unusual development, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear en banc a dispute over the constitutionality of the California Resale Royalties Act.

Chuck Close, Laddie John Dill and the estate of the sculptor Robert Graham are challenging the rejection of their class action lawsuit against Sotheby’s, Christie’s and online auction giant eBay for violating the California law that entitles artists to claim five percent of resale royalties on any work sold for more than $1,000, so long as the seller resides or the transaction happens in California.

The law was put on the books in 1976, yet

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Judge Restrains Lindsay Lohan From Promoting Her Social Shopping App

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Just a day after Lindsay Lohan, her younger bother, Michael Lohan Jr., and Vigme, Inc. were hit with a $60 million lawsuit over a mobile social commerce app that lets users peek into the virtual closets of celebrities and purchase wardrobe items, they are now subject to a temporary restraining order that prohibits them from promoting the technology and seeking partnerships and investments for the app.

Spotted Friend, founded by Fima Potik, filed the lawsuit in New York Supreme Court on Thursday and alleged that the Lohans had agreed in 2013 to become part of his company.

Lindsay Lohan herself was invited

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3 Lessons From a Construction Co.’s EEOC Sex Discrimination Case

Construction contractor Vamco Sheet Metals Inc. has settled a sex discrimination case with the EEOC, and for some very good reasons.

In a press release, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported that Vamco will pay out $215,000 to settle allegations of sexual harassment on a project at a Manhattan construction project. Accusations included pretextual firing, assigning women only menial tasks, and denying women a clean place to pump breast milk.

Although the settlement means that Vamco will admit no liability for these allegations, there are three good lessons to be learned from this settlement:

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Facing Lawsuit, Ky. Theme Park Countersues Over ‘Staged’ Injuries

This page contains a single entry by Brett Snider, Esq. published on October 30, 2014 11:01 AM.

Can You Get Workers’ Comp for Wrist Injuries? was the previous entry in this blog.

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Can You Sue Anonymous Internet Trolls?

This page contains a single entry by Brett Snider, Esq. published on October 30, 2014 1:22 PM.

What Does ‘Next Friend’ or ‘a/n/f’ Mean in Legal Documents? was the previous entry in this blog.

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KC business owner sentenced for defrauding U.S. Army



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Trustee for bankrupt Able Body staffing firms sues Synovus Bank



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Maui family sues Castle Resorts over bed bugs at Paki Maui in Kaanapali



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Are Missouri Dems Pushing the DOJ to End Michael Brown Investigation?

This week, sources said that McCaskill’s office pushed the Department of Justice to end its investigation after the grand jury’s decision, which, they said, could be announced as early as next week. Ultimately, the DOJ investigation could determine whether or not Wilson violated Brown’s civil rights.

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