Warner Music Group has now become the largest music company to resolve litigation over its past internship programs. On Thursday, the attorney for the plaintiffs wrote a letter to the judge announcing that the substantive terms had been agreed upon by the parties.
The lawsuit was a consolidated action brought by lead plaintiffs Kyle Grant, who interned at Warner Bros. Records from August 2012 to April 2013, and Justin Henry, who worked at WMG subsidiary Atlantic Recording Corp. between October 2007 and May 2008.
Last May the plaintiffs, represented by attorneys at Virginia Ambinder and Leeds Brown, got a green light from the judge to put out a class-action notice to
A judge has just grounded Tess Gerritsen‘s lawsuit that Warner Bros. breached the terms of a 1999 deal by coming out with its blockbuster film Gravity, calling the allegations “entirely speculative.”
In 1999, Gerritsen wrote a book titled Gravity and sold film rights to Katja, a company owned by New Line, now a subsidiary of Warner Bros., for $1 million plus a $500,000 production bonus and 2.5 percent of defined net proceeds if the movie was ever made. In her April 2014 lawsuit, she claimed that the Alfonso Cuaron film was derived from her 1999 book and thus the film company owed her at least $10
“I thought, ‘Wow this is it, I did it, only to hear let. I was like, ‘OK, Serena!’” she said, according to the AP. “I was very disappointed, because Maria was playing so well. I thought she’s going to try to hit a winner now … [going] for broke on match point.”
The teen’s estate will receive $2.95 million; his brother will receive $500,000 and his grandmother $450,000 because they were in the home at the time of the shooting, sources said, according to the report. Graham’s mother, Constance Malcolm, will receive $40,000, the sources told the News.
Melvin, who retired from NASA last February according to the space agency, appears in the traditional orange spacesuit worn by astronauts in their official photos, posing alongside his two dogs, Jake and Scout. He tweeted that he smuggled the dogs into NASA for the shoot.