"Straight Outta Compton" Lawsuit Dismissed

HipHop News Posted on December 22, 2018 at 3:05am

"Straight Outta Compton" Lawsuit Dismissed

N. W. A's former manager Jerry Heller presented the $110 million suit before 2016 death.

Los Angeles, CA – Shortly before his death, the former N. W. A manager Jerry Heller presented a value of $110 million judgment against Universal on the Straight Outta Compton movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, a California judge officially sent the case straight outta the court on Friday (December 21).

Heller filed the lawsuit in 2015, accusing the company of copyright infringement and defamation, among other claims. Heller believed that the filmed portrayed him in a bad light. Although U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald threw out the greater part of the demand in 2016, Heller estate was after Universal again following Heller's death in September of 2016..centered-ad {

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In September, the estate filed a third amended complaint for copyright infringement against Universal and for unjust enrichment against S. Leigh Savidge, Alan Wenkus and Xenon Pictures. Heller claimed to have collaborated in a screenplay about N. W. a, with S


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