Brown v. Suge Knight, Death Row Records

Complete Appellate Decision, Case No. B149561
Case No. B149561

Case Conclusion Date: May 16, 2001

Practice Area: Entertainment

Outcome: $14.3 million verdict, including $10M in punitive damages

Description: Music production company and music publisher's lawsuit against Death Row Records owner and company regarding artist and publishing royalties from the artist Kurupt. On claims for intereference with contract, the jury's verdict was $4.3M in compensatory damages, $10M in punitive damages. This was the 8th largest punitive damage award in CA during 2000. Read more here.

Hiphoplands Ltd. v. Blackground Records


Case Conclusion Date: February 10, 2009

Practice Area: Entertainment

Outcome: Defeated $200M Cross-Complaint

Description: Plaintiff British record distributor sued for breach of contract and was counter-sued for breach. Both claims resulted in $0 verdicts.

 

 

 

 

Artists Addicton, LLC v. Kevin Day, Adrenaline Music, Rocket Science et al


Case Conclusion Date: March 13, 2012

Practice Area: Entertainment

Outcome: Won a sizeable settlement.

Description: Soundtrack producer sued a distributor for breach of the parties' distribution agreement.