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Shari Redstone Wins Toss Of $100M RICO Suit From Dad's Ex

Law360 (July 10, 2018, 11:34 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a $100 million racketeering lawsuit filed against Viacom heir Shari Redstone by one of her father’s former companions, finding that, with Sumner Redstone still alive and his trust revocable, the companion does not have a legal entitlement, only an expectancy interest.

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez tossed all of Manuela Herzer’s claims, allowing leave to amend on just one claim, in the latest legal battle stemming from the 95-year old media mogul’s decision to kick Herzer out of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Manuela Herzer v. Shari Redstone et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


Philip S. Gutierrez

Date Filed

October 16, 2017

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