Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Trinity Mirror Newspapers Will Appeal Phone Hacking Damages Awards

From the Guardian: The Trinity Mirror group of newspaper will appeal the more than 1 million pounds in phone hacking verdicts against it to the Court of Appeals as "soon as reasonably possible." One plaintiff, Sadie Frost, received more than 260,000 pounds in damages, an award believed to be the single highest verdict ever awarded in a privacy suit since the series of phone hacking lawsuits began. Trinity CEO Simon Fox told the Guardian that the company has set aside a total 28 million pounds to pay possible awards.


More here on the rulings against the conglomerate in a May 2015 column from Roy Greenslade.

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