Texas lady wins multi-million dollar lawsuit over ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

February 1, 2016 - Fifty Shades of Grey

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An Arlington facile propagandize clergyman will accept $11.5 million from a publisher of “Fifty Shades of Grey” as a outcome of a kingship dispute.

A Texas justice ruled in a preference of Jennifer Pedroza, last a fourth class clergyman was “defrauded of her share of royalties,” according to a Guardian. Pedroza filed a fit in May 2014 opposite her former edition partner Amanda Hayward. The span started adult an e-publishing partnership called The Writer’s Coffee Shop in 2009. In Oct 2010, they published a carnal book by author E.L. James called “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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The book’s risque grounds incited a story into a word-of-mouth hit. Major publisher Random House bought a rights to a amorous novel in 2012. The “Fifty Shades” array became a best seller and after a strike film (with some-more in a works).

However, a lawsuit purported that by authorised wrangling, Hayward cut Pedroza out of a multi-million dollar partnership. Here’s the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on a case:

In 2012, Random House done a understanding with Hayward and James to tell a books. Pedroza perceived a one-time remuneration of $100,000 after a Random House agreement was signed, though she was never told of a full terms of a transaction. Random House was not named in a lawsuit.

While Pedroza’s lawsuit concurred that she and Hayward never sealed a prepared partnership agreement – though Pedroza pronounced in a fit she was due 25 percent of a net increase – it showed that in 2011 their business filed a partnership income taxation lapse fixing Pedroza as a ubiquitous partner.

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A Tarrant County District Judge systematic a remunerative royalties remuneration after a jury ruled in Pedroza’s favor. Hayward’s attorneys devise to interest a case. 

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source ⦿ http://www.chron.com/business/article/Texas-woman-wins-multi-million-dollar-lawsuit-6798169.php

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