Calif. Court Nixes Kudrow Win In 'Friends' Contract Suit

Law360, New York (August 23, 2012, 8:02 PM EDT) -- An expert witness needn't provide specifics concerning his experiences to establish his authority, a California state appellate court ruled on Wednesday, reviving contract allegations leveled by Lisa Kudrow's former manager that he is owed a cut of her profits from her work on “Friends.”

The Court of Appeal of the State of California reversed the trial court's grant of summary judgment to Kudrow in a suit brought by ex-manager Scott Howard, who claimed his former client should still pay him a cut of her “Friends” earnings...
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