Radio Host Sues Over Citadel Bankruptcy Filing

Law360, San Diego (August 26, 2011, 10:10 PM EDT) -- Sports radio host Paul Finebaum has accused Citadel Broadcasting Co. — which owns the Birmingham, Ala., radio station that broadcasts his show — of breaching his employment contract when it received court approval of its reorganization plan without his consent, according to two complaints unsealed Friday.

Both complaints, which were initially filed in state court and later removed to federal court by Citadel, stem from an employment agreement that the WJOX host and Citadel originally entered in January 2007.

After Citadel filed a voluntary petition for...
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