Lawsuit Against Sumner Redstone Dismissed
May 9, 2016 at 11:01 AM (PT)
CNBC reports a Judge has dismissed the competency lawsuit against billionaire media mogul SUMNER REDSTONE brought by his ex-girlfriend MANUELA HERZER.
"There is no good cause for further judicial involvement where the court has now heard directly from REDSTONE that he has lost trust in HERZER, does not want her in his life and instead wants his daughter SHARI to look after him as necessary," the judge wrote in a tentative ruling.
On FRIDAY (NET NEWS 5/6), ALL ACCESS reported LOS ANGELES Superior Court Judge DAVID J. COWAN had decided to consider a motion to dismiss SUMNER REDSTONE’s health care court case this weekend after viewing REDSTONE's deposition as "strong evidence" that the longtime VIACOM/CBS head knew what he was doing when he cut HERZER from his life.
Immediately after the dismissal, HERZER's attorneys said that they will appeal and that they had filed a new suit, this one naming SHARI REDSTONE, her two sons, and several members of SUMNER REDSTONE's household staff, seeking $100 million for interference with an inheritance, breach of contract, and invasion of privacy.