Sunday, May 25, 2003

Virginia plaintiff wins $10 million verdict against television station for defamation

As reported here, "[a] jury has awarded $10 million to a Greene County man who said Charlottesville television station WVIR defamed him in its reporting of a federal drug case." The case was tried in the Circuit Court for the City of Charlottesville. Matthew Murray represented the plaintiff, Thomas Albro represented the defendant, which plans to seek to have the verdict set aside. The AP also has this report.

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