Daily Mail Parent Co. Ducks Lawyer's Calif. Privacy Suit

Law360, Chicago (August 1, 2013, 2:42 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed a lawyer's claims against the Daily Mail publisher's parent company in a suit alleging the tabloid illegally gathered his personal information and engaged in a smear campaign, saying the plaintiff failed to show that the U.K.-based parent has any California contacts.

Finding the court lacked jurisdiction, U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow granted U.K. media conglomerate Daily Mail and General Trust PLC's dismissal bid but left plaintiff Shahrokh Mireskandari leave to amend his complaint accusing DMGT, its subsidiary and...
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Case Title

Shahrokh Mireskandari v. Daily Mail et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-02943

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Margaret M. Morrow

Date Filed

April 4, 2012

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