April 23, 2019

"After Stunning 'Bones' Decision, Fox Aims to Wipe Out $128M in Punitive Damages"

A story in today's Hollywood Reporter describes 21st Century Fox's efforts to avoid a $128 million punitive damages award imposed by an arbitrator.  As we described in this earlier post, an arbitrator found that Fox underpaid royalties to the stars and creator of the show Bones  Fox is now challenging the punitive damages award in superior court, arguing that the arbitration agreement expressly prohibits "punitive relief."