ABC Loses Bid To Shake Desperate Housewife's Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 27, 2011, 2:38 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Friday cleared the way for former "Desperate Housewives" star Nicollette Sheridan to pursue her wrongful termination and battery suit against series creator Marc Cherry and the show's production company, denying a defense motion for judgment on the pleadings.

“It appears that counsel is making a motion for reconsideration,” Judge Elizabeth White told the parties, agreeing with Sheridan’s argument that the filing was an attempt to revisit a summary judgment motion she ruled on earlier in the month. “It is not well...
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