Texas law limits punitive damages to far below what a jury awarded in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a Sandy Hook victim, but the judge called it “a rare case.”
A judge added $473 million in fees to the award Mr. Jones must pay in a Connecticut case and ordered him not to move his personal assets outside the United States.
The Sandy Hook families leveraged personal stories, social media analysis and the Infowars fabulist’s lack of contrition to secure a major verdict.
Alex Jones must pay the families of eight Sandy Hook victims and an F.B.I. agent who responded to the shooting nearly $1 billion in compensatory damages. Here’s how the money will be distributed.
A six-member panel in Connecticut will decide how much the Infowars host owes to the families of shooting victims from Sandy Hook Elementary after he was found liable for defamation.
Robbie and Alissa Parker testified in the Infowars host’s damages trial in Connecticut about the torment inflicted on their family by believers of conspiracy theories.
In testimony in a Connecticut trial to assess the damages done by his Sandy Hook lies, the Infowars fabulist lashed out.
Alex Jones spent years accusing the family members of Sandy Hook shooting victims of being actors in a hoax and suggesting that their children were still alive.
Citing a “lack of candor,” including over the Infowars fabulist’s lavish spending, the judge ordered substantive changes to his company’s oversight.
The Infowars fabulist and his followers intensified their fear and trauma, Sandy Hook survivors say on the first day of a critical trial.