Texas Teacher Wins $11.5M in Fifty Shades of Grey Lawsuit
January 31, 2016 - Fifty Shades of Grey
It isn’t only E.L. James raking in all of that Fifty Shades of Grey dough. Jennifer Pedroza, an facile schoolteacher from Fort Worth, Texas, only won $11.5 million due to a lawsuit she filed opposite Amanda Hayward, her former business partner. The dual women worked for a Writer’s Coffee Shop, that primarily published a digital chronicle of James’s best-selling erotica series, Fifty Shades of Grey.
According to The Guardian, Judge Susan McCoy ruled that Pedroza had been defrauded of royalties from a books, that done a business during slightest $40 million. Pedroza claimed Hayward was guilty of “greed and self-dealing” and conned her out of her legitimate funds, along with other women concerned with a Writer’s Coffee Shop. The Australian-based publisher constructed Fifty Shades of Grey as an e-book and print-on-demand book in 2010. It sole 250,000 copies before Random House done a understanding with a association to tell a series.
“My family and we feel relieved and irreproachable with a outcome of a hearing and a visualisation sealed today,” Pedroza pronounced in a statement.
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