31 October 2007

More of this, please!

Jury Awards Father $11M in Funeral Case

The jury first awarded $2.9 million in compensatory damages. It returned later in the afternoon with its decision to award $6 million in punitive damages for invasion of privacy and $2 million for causing emotional distress.
Jury awards father nearly $11 million in funeral protesters case
Snyder said he hoped other families would consider suing following the verdict.

"The goal wasn't about the money, it was to set a precedent so other people could do the same thing," Snyder said.
Snyder v. Phelps and WBC

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