Ex-Commodores Guitarist Wins Docs But Not Sanctions

Law360, New York (July 31, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal court on Friday ordered the Grammy Award-winning band the Commodores to produce documents in its suit accusing former lead guitarist and co-founder Thomas McClary of improperly using the band's name in marketing and performances, but refused to sanction the band over a discovery delay.

McClary had argued that Commodores Entertainment Corp. did not comply with his 49 requests for nonprivileged materials, and asked the court to both compel production and order a sanction of attorneys' fees. The court partially granted the bid to compel but denied the sanctions motion.

"In light of the court's disposition of the motion...

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