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The latest Alex versus the Ritz-Carlton news

Wed, Aug 9, 2006@10:35AM | comments

Alex Mugshot[Judge tosses bandmates' claims over Rush guitarist's 2003 scuffle]

For those of you who don't know, Alex Lifeson and his son were arrested in Naples, FL on New Year's eve 2004 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Naples, Florida. Here is a running history of the case from Power Windows. The last major development in the case was Lifeson's addition of Neil Peart and Geddy Lee as plaintiffs, claiming that the band lost business because of the incident. The judge in the case has thrown out these claims:

... A federal judge has ruled that band members Geddy Lee Weinrib and Neil Peart, who weren't in the skirmish in 2003, don't have legal standing to argue they lost business due to the lead guitarist's injuries in the fight.

Lead guitarist Alex Zivojinovich, who tumbled down the stairwell in the scuffle, is seeking millions against the deputies and the hotel in a civil lawsuit that has been filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers. ...

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