'Dukes Of Hazzard' Sheriff Says WB Owes Him $25M

Law360, New York (August 2, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT) -- James Best, who portrayed Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard," sued Time Warner Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. on Thursday in North Carolina alleging he is owed up to $25 million in royalties under his show contract.

In a complaint filed in the Western District of North Carolina, Best accused Time Warner and Warner Bros. of underreporting how much they made in "Dukes of Hazzard" merchandise in an attempt to cheat Best out of his fair share in the profits....
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Case Information

Case Title

Best v. Time Warner Inc. et al

Case Number



North Carolina Western

Nature of Suit

190(Contract: Other)

Date Filed

July 28, 2011


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