Thursday, November 29, 2007

'Tis the season to get sued for breach of contract...

With Christmas right around the corner, it's not a surprise to hear holiday music pumping throughout all venues, but it comes as a surprise that one X-mas tune may find it's way into the courtroom.

The popular holiday song "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer" is now at the center of a lawsuit over a breach of contract. The original songwriter, Elmo Shropshire, may be forced to pay as much as $2 million in damages for his actions which interfered in a merchandising deal for the plaintiff, The Fred Rappoport Co.

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