News Cinemark to collect $700,000 from victims of Aurora theatre massacre

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  1. I invented that

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    40 victims sued cinemark, but because he was going to rule in cinemarks favor, the judge warned them to settle for the $150,000 offered by cinemark , 36 plaintiffs said ok, four other plaintiffs weren't satisfied, and pursued the lawsuit. the judge ruled in cinemark's favor, and under colorado law those four plaintiffs are now responsible for cinemark's legal bills. :eek:


    http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-batman-shooting-lawsuit-20160822-snap-story.html
     
  2. Biff DiBiase

    Biff DiBiase Philanthropist and accountant at Larry, Inc. POTY Stern Forum Gold

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    Great heel move by the judge!
     
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    They tried to sue the cinema, the fucking greedy cunts
     
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    I'm sorry for their loss, but they should have taken the settlement. It's not the cinemas fault.
     
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    those four have already contacted another lawyer, they're gonna sue their old lawyers.:jj:
     
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    This x1000
     
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    The theatre wasn't at fault. You can't sue them for some whack job coming in and shooting up the place. That's like suing the owners of the World Trade Center because a bunch of assholes ran planes into the buildings. Like they fucking knew.
     
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    Get a job.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    Too bad New York does not have a similar law requiring the loser to pay the winner's legal costs. Lindsay Lawsuit, I mean Lohan just lost another lawsuit and costs were not awarded by the court.


    Read the complete article here> https://www.yahoo.com/celebrity/lindsay-lohan-loses-grand-theft-auto-lawsuit-191523993.html

    Lindsay Lohan Loses ‘Grand Theft Auto’ Lawsuit

    The Hollywood Reporter, September 1, 2016

    After being allowed to move forward in a lawsuit against Take-Two Interactive, publisher of the popular Grand Theft Auto games, Lindsay Lohan has crashed. On Thursday, a New York state appellate court directed a trial court to dismiss her lawsuit.

    Lohan sued under New York’s version of a right of publicity statute, claiming that Grand Theft Auto V had misappropriated her likeness with a character named “Lacey Jonas,” who eludes paparazzi. She further alleged that the game had references to her star turn in Mean Girls and the West Hollywood hotel where she once lived, and that the publisher in merchandise has “used a look-alike model to evoke the persona and image” of Lohan by imitating a photograph that was once taken of her in 2007.

    Rather surprisingly, given New York’s narrow law and Lohan’s past legal losses, a judge rejected a motion to dismiss in March.

    On Thursday, New York’s appellate division first department took a look at both this case as well as one involving ex-Mob Wives star Karen Gravano, who brought a similar lawsuit against Take-Two over Grand Theft Auto V. Gravano had filed a $40 million complaint over the character of “Andrea Bottino,” who allegedly used the same phrases the plaintiff did, had a father who was a government informant and had a mutual connection with reality television. Gravano’s suit was given a green light by the same trial judge in the Lohan lawsuit.

    “Both Gravano’s and Lohan’s respective causes of action under Civil Rights Law § 51 must fail because defendants did not use [plaintiffs’] name, portrait, or picture,” states today’s opinion. “Despite Gravano’s contention that the video game depicts her, defendants never referred to Gravano by name or used her actual name in the video game, never used Gravano herself as an actor for the video game, and never used a photograph of her. As to Lohan’s claim that an avatar in the video game is she and that her image is used in various images, defendants also never referred to Lohan by name or used her actual name in the video game, never used Lohan herself as an actor for the video game, and never used a photograph of Lohan.”
     
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    If people are going to sue the cinemas, it should be over all the shitty movies they show.
     
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    I feel bad for not being on the side of the victims, but they got greedy and made a real dumb choice
     
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    Or the $10 bags of popcorn..
     
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    Good, the idea that a business has to have a maniac proof building to avoid liability is ridiculous. Loser pays :dancin:
     
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    They should have had anti-aircraft guns on the roof!
     
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    Their bad .... Sad situation but lawsuit was garbage.
     
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    Though Trump might be a bit out there, at least he has balls to stop the PC nonsense. I have never turned a thread into politics but I just did. The Bud Ice is talking and I'm waiting for dinner.
     
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    They can thank the scumbag lawyer that decided this was a good idea. Fucking vultures.
     
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    They tried to profit from the deaths and injuries of their relatives. Fuck em.
     
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