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UPS Sent Packing
Posted on 14 Apr 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

The Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act, 49 U.S.C.S. § 11706 et seq., did not preempt the state-law claims of an artist who saw red when her oil paintings were auctioned off after the men in brown allegedly removed them from their packaging... Read More

Ansel Adams Trust Sues Over Garage Sale Negatives
Posted on 24 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. - (AP) A group representing Ansel Adams sued a California man for selling prints and posters under the name of the famed nature photographer, the latest salvo in a dispute over glass negatives bought at a garage sale and purported to... Read More

Ryan O'Neal Sues Ex-Fawcett Associate For Defamation
Posted on 25 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Ryan O'Neal sued a former associate of longtime partner Farrah Fawcett on Thursday, claiming the man is responsible for a Texas university's attempts to reclaim an Andy Warhol portrait of the actress. O'Neal's defamation... Read More

Court Denies Heirs' Claims Over Stolen WWII Art
Posted on 3 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (AP) A federal appeals court has dismissed claims against the German government by heirs of an art dealer whose collection was seized by the Nazis and sold at auction during World War II. Fred Westfield, a retired Nashville professor... Read More

Hungary Asks U.S. Court To Reject Looted Art Lawsuit
Posted on 17 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BUDAPEST, Hungary - (AP) The Hungarian government on Wednesday asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit by the heirs of a prominent Jewish collector who are seeking the return of art worth over $100 million seized during the Holocaust. The Ministry of... Read More

Lawsuit Filed Over $100 Million Art Collection Held By Hungary Since The Holocaust
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Heirs to the Herzog Collection, the largest private art collection in Hungary before World War II, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia July 27 to seek the return of artworks they say have been illegally... Read More