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Britney Spears Wins Sam Lufti Case

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Music, Legal Issues,

Jamie and Lynne Spears upon leaving the court houseBritney Spears and her family can breathe a little easier after today.

A Los Angeles judge threw out the lawsuit which Sam Lutfi - a man who claimed to be Spears' manager at the time of her highly-publicized breakdown - had filed against the X Factor judge's family for unpaid fees, assault, and defamation. The judge ruled in favor of the Spears, who argued that he hadn't proven his case within a week of testimony.

"I really thought long and hard about this. It's the right thing to do," Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bruguera said before dismissing the case.

While Jamie Spears, Britney's father, declined to comment upon the ruling, his lawyer Leon Gladstone said, "We're delighted, we feel it's the right result."

Lutfi claimed that he's going to appeal.

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