Production Co. Fights Ex-Village People Singer’s Suit

Law360, New York (June 9, 2011, 10:16 PM EDT) -- Disco sensation The Village People's production company on Wednesday contended the group’s original lead singer, suing the company in New York for $1.6 million over breach of contract and underpaid royalties claims, has “grossly exaggerated the damages allegedly sustained.”

Can't Stop Productions Inc.'s motion to dismiss asserts that neither the breach of contract claim for the music publishing agreements nor the breach of contract claim for the artist recording agreements brought by Victor Willis and his royalty assignee met the $75,000 threshold necessary to invoke the...
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