Jay-Z Sued Over Insurance Dispute
One of the biggest names in the hip hop scene has been hit with a lawsuit by the Workers Compensation Board of New York.
TMZ.com reports that the Workers Compensation Board of New York has filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z, over an $18,000 fine over a dispute regarding workers compensation insurance.
Jay-Z was sued for not having the proper insurance for his domestic help for three months in 2009.
The insurance was meant to cover domestic workers in Jay-Z’s house, including his cooks, maids and drivers.
A court ruled in favor of the Workers Compensation Board of New York and ordered Jay to fork over the cash, for not having the proper insurance.
But reps for Jay-Z claimed that he quickly acquired the proper insurance for his domestic servants and disputed the $18,000 fine.
According to TMZ, the $18,000 bill was the result of a “clerical error. I guess even the biggest artsits out there sometimes forget to pay their bills!