There may be Moore trouble ahead for the Weinstein Company.
On July 26, the lawyer for 1960s R&B singer Sam Moore
will make the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati (Sixth District) that his client’s 2009 lawsuit against the Weinstein Co. and its principals, Bob and Harvey Weinstein
, over their 2008 film “Soul Men
” should still get a trial.
Arnold Lutzker, of the firm Lutzker & Lutzker, will present oral arguments claiming that the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee in Nashville erred when it granted the Weinsteins’ request for summary judgment, effectively deep-sixing the case back in May 2012.
Moore and his manager-wife Joyce Moore appealed and, next Friday, Lutzker will argue before the appellate court that the hard-fought legal battle should resume in Tennessee.
“We have to protect and defend his name and his trademark, his legacy and his rights,” said Joyce in