McGraw-Hill Doesn't Pay Foreign Royalties: Class Action

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 2:54 PM EST) -- An author slammed The McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc. with a proposed breach of contract class action Wednesday in New York, claiming the publisher failed to properly compensate authors for royalties on books sold for use in foreign countries.

Named plaintiff Bob Cordell, author of “Designing Audio Power Amplifiers,” alleges McGraw-Hill breached a publishing contract as well as an implied duty to deal in good faith by devising a scheme to shortchange authors on royalty payments. 

“Defendant has breached the express terms of the publishing agreements with plaintiff...
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Case Information

Case Title

Cordell v. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Andrew L. Carter, Jr

Date Filed

January 24, 2012

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