A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California dismissed a counterclaim against Lizzo, who, according to documents consulted by Pitchfork, claims the copyright to her number “The Truth Hurts”. While Lizzo’s motion to dismiss Rothman and Risen’s first counterclaim was granted, Judge G allowed the plaintiffs to amend their complaint to include new and different facts. The court’s decision to dismiss only one of our five counterclaims is only a temporary setback, as Judge G allowed us to amend our case. The plaintiff must file his amended complaint by September 4 or inform Lizzo and the court of his his intention not to do so. We know that the truth can hurt, but Lizzo can no longer deny our clients’ significant contribution to the Grammy Award song. Screenshot of Lizzo’s “Save Yourself. The Efforts of BET COWID-19” on April 22nd, 2020. We will be filing modified counterclaims that will alleviate the court’s concerns about our original case. Justin Reisen, who was contacted by email, declined to comment. U.S. Judge Dolly M. To read this article, go to “My Profile,” then see “Recorded Stories. 2020 Condé Nast.
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