'Ghost Hunters' Idea Theft Claims Refiled In Calif. Court

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 6:26 PM EST) -- A parapsychologist who claims NBC Universal Inc. stole his idea for the TV show "Ghost Hunters" refiled his breach of contract complaint Thursday in California state court, following the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision not to hear an appeal in the suit.

The complaint proceeded for more than five years in federal court before a judge dismissed it last month for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, ruling that it involves no claims under federal law.

"Because only state law claims remain, dismissal serves the value of...
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