Fairness Rocks News Writers Guild Adds Additional Claim to Suit Against Talent Agencies (Exclusive)


Fairness Rocks News Writers Guild Adds Additional Claim to Suit Against Talent Agencies (Exclusive)

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Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: May 20, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Writers Guild Adds Additional Claim to Suit Against Talent Agencies (Exclusive)

The Writers Guild of America amended its suit Monday against the major talent agencies, adding a claim with an explosive moniker — constructive fraud — but a tamer meaning. “Constructive fraud,” as the WGA’s First Amended Complaint notes, does not imply fraudulent intent, but instead is premised on breach of fiduciary duty and/or on an agent’s failure to disclose material facts to a client.

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