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Sheridan's petition for a new hearing in her wrongful termination case was turned down by the California Supreme Court.
After the court of appeals puts the planned retrial in indefinite delay, the actress' lawyer Mark Baute says, 'The court wants the trial to go forward so long as the claim is a Labor Code 6310 claim.'
The former Edie Britt depicter leaves the court without speaking to reporters after the jury deadlocked 8-4 in favor of the wrongful termination claim by the actress.
The judge in Nicollette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit will declare the case 'a mistrial' if the jury is still deadlocked when they return on Monday, March 19.
The jurors are told by the judge to go home and take a rest after announcing on Thursday, March 15 that they are 'having difficulty reaching a verdict' in the case.
A construction coordinator on the show says he mistakenly received an email which suggests that the network tries to destroy record of correspondence related to Nicollette Sheridan's departure.
Former ABC Studios president Mark Pedowitz says he approved the decision to kill off Sheridan's Edie Britt since it's believed that 'there was no more storytelling to tell' about the character.
The Edie Britt depicter claims that Cherry was agitated when she talked to him during a rehearsal, before the creator of the ABC show hit her upside the head with his right hand.
Sheridan's lawyer, Mark Baute, insists his client 'was not acting' when she's crying in the February 29 trial for her battery and wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC and Marc Cherry.
Insisting that she will not reprise her role for the final season of the ABC dramedy series, Sheridan says, 'I loved her [Edie] dearly, but they killed her!'
The actress drops her charge of discrimination and harassment based on sex, age and sexual orientation, but moves forward with assault, battery and wrongful termination claims.
The actress will no longer state physical and emotional abuse as the cause of her lawsuit against Marc Cherry but she is still able to sue for other reasons like financial loss.
While Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria Parker chose to stand by Marc Cherry, Michael Bolton pledged his support for his ex-fiancee Nicollette Sheridan.
After shocking fans with her lawsuit against 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry, Sheridan reportedly is to receive $20 million to drop her charges against him.
A week after Nicollette issued a lawsuit that alleged Marc Cherry as a hostile person, Teri Hatcher and co-stars released a joint statement that denies the work environment was unpleasant.