Attorney Adam S. Tracy represents individuals and businesses who have been sued by
Cobbler Nevada, LLC.In June, 2015, hundreds of lawsuits were filed by a newly formed company,
Cobbler Nevada, LLC. The company is the owner to the rights of the film of the same name,
The Cobbler, staring Adam Sandler. While the movie was a commercial failure, Cobbler Nevada has taken to
filing lawsuits to recoup their losses. Additional lawsuits are being
filed weekly in federal courts throughout the country.
The basis for the
Cobbler Nevada lawsuits, over 100 of which have been filed to date, is that individuals have "illegally"
downloaded the file through common bitTorrent gateways such as
bitlord. . Cobbler Nevada begins its lawsuit by identifying the IP addresses of
the alleged downloaders and then obtaining the information conerning the
owner of the IP address through a court order aimed at your internet service provider.
Cobbler Nevada will typically seek damages well in excess of $100,000.
More surprisingly, many of the defendants in the cases filed are either
not the true owners of the IP address alleged or never in fact downloaded
the film. The attorneys for Cobbler Nevada generally rely on the fact
that most individuals settle to avoid having to fight the case in court.
Additionally, attorneys for Cobbler Nevada have been known to use "strong-arm"
tactics in an effort to emabarass defendants into a settlement without
them even knowing whether they were truly liable or not.
What can be done? Most defendants do not think there is a viable defense to
Cobbler Nevada torrent lawsuits. However, recent case decisions have shown that many of the Cobbler Nevada
lawsuits were baseless and without merit. Recent case filings include:
Attorney Adam S. Tracy and The Tracy Firm have been at the forefront of defending against
Cobbler Nevada lawsuits. The majority of these lawsuits have been brought in United States District
Court - particularly in the
Northern District of Illinois and other federal courts in Los Angeles, New York, Denver and Miami. We
represent clients nationwide against unjust lawsuits.