Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents $45.2 million in punitive damages

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents .2 million in punitive damages

Plaintiffs Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded both compensatory and punitive damages totaling nearly $50 million. Of the $49.3 million total, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced under Texas law. The jury began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT Friday after Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reminded them that Jones had already been … Read more

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents $4 million in damages, the jury finds

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents  million in damages, the jury finds

The jury award was far less than what plaintiffs, Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, had asked for. At the beginning of the trial, attorneys for Lewis and Heslin asked the jury to award their clients $150 million in damages. A separate, shorter trial is now awaited, in which punitive damages will be discussed. Punitive damages … Read more

The LIV series “damages the perception” of golf, says R&A Managing Director Martin Slumbers

The LIV series “damages the perception” of golf, says R&A Managing Director Martin Slumbers

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – R&A Chief Executive Martin Slumbers said there is “no such thing as free lunch” in golf and that he believes LIV Golf is “damaging the perception of the sport”. Slumbers spoke to LIV Golf ahead of the 150th Open Championship on Wednesday at the Old Course in St Andrews with the … Read more

Court is weighing whether to pay damages to employees who worked during the record-breaking 2018 shutdown

Court is weighing whether to pay damages to employees who worked during the record-breaking 2018 shutdown

Tens of thousands of federal workers could soon receive payments for damages suffered during the 2018 shutdown after a court on Wednesday heard arguments that the government broke federal law by failing to timely deliver paychecks to its workers. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit consolidated arguments from three separate lawsuits in … Read more

Space travel damages astronauts’ bone density, finds a new study

Space travel damages astronauts’ bone density, finds a new study

Floating around in space might seem funny, but it actually causes a significant loss in bone density that won’t recover even a year after they return to Earth, according to a new study from the University of Calgary. Bone loss in space “Bone loss occurs in humans — as we age, get injured, or in … Read more