Professor given permission to sue Depp

Published Friday, 02 November 2012
Comments
Toggle font size
Print

A California professor has been given the go-ahead to sue Johnny Depp over a scuffle with the actor's bodyguards.

Professor given permission to sue Depp

Robin Eckert, who teaches at the University of California Irvine's medical school has been given permission to seek punitive damages from the Pirates of the Caribbean star thanks to a new ruling from a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge.

Eckert, 53, claims she was roughed up by Depp's minders at an Iggy and the Stooges concert at the Hollywood Palladium last December.

She also alleges the bodyguards attempted to take her iPhone, which contained confidential information related to her work as a physician.

Depp's attorneys contend that Eckert was hostile and provoked the alleged assault.

Comments Comments
0 Comments
No comments. Be the first to comment.
POST A COMMENT:
Name:  
Email address*:    
Location:  
Validation:
House Rules:  
Your Comment:  
[All comments are moderated and will not appear immediately. Your name, location and comment will be displayed on this page if your post passes moderation.]

Watch the best on UTV

UTV main logo
The Speakmans
01 August - 2:00 pm

The Speakmans

Series in which therapists Nik and Eva Speakm...

Let's Do Lunch with Gino and Mel
01 August - 12:30 pm

Let's Do Lunch with Gino and Mel

Lunchtime chat, food and celebrity guests wit...

B. H. MARTIN
Any new movie starring Nicolas Cage usually fills me with total dread. No actor has annoyed me more in the last twenty years with his ridiculous ranting and raving in a se ...
MOST POPULAR GALLERIES
Twelfth of July
Sat 12 July 2014
The Open Championship
Sun 20 July 2014
July sunshine
Thu 24 July 2014