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Alabama blogger ordered to pay $3.5 million in defamation lawsuit

By Lynn R. Mitchell An Alabama blogger has been ordered to pay $3.5 million in settlement after he falsely accused a campaign manager of having an affair with an attorney general candidate that resulted in a son. Described as one of the worst cases of cyber-bullying, the campaign manager,┬áJessica Medeiros Garrison who is a Birmingham lawyer, sued the blogger and won, noting, “The absolute and blatant disregard for the truth has to come with consequences” (see Alabama blogger ordered to pay $3.5 million in defamation lawsuit): Continue reading

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