InfoWars’ Alex Jones ordered to pay additional $45.2mn in Sandy Hook case

A Texas jury on Friday ordered far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2mn in punitive damages in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a child who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting. The additional damages come a day after the same jury awarded $4.1mn in compensatory damages to Scarlett Lewis … Read more

Sandy Hook Families Cast Wary Eye on New Infowars Bankruptcy

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims have quickly raised the alarm over the latest legal maneuver from far-right radio show Infowars and its proprietor, Alex Jones. The ultimate parent of Infowars, Free Speech Systems LLC, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday just months after … Read more

Hub Acquires Maryland’s Sandy Spring Insurance

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Chicago-headquartered insurance broker Hub International Limited reports it has acquired the assets of Sandy Spring Insurance Corp. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, Sandy Spring Insurance, a subsidiary of Sandy Spring Bank, offers clients commercial and personal – home, auto and marine – insurance. Terms of the transaction … Read more

Crum & Forster wins ruling over Superstorm Sandy award

A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court’s ruling in favor of a Crum & Forster Holdings Corp. unit, in a dispute over a Superstorm Sandy-related arbitration award in litigation filed by a real estate company. Newington, Connecticut-based Loch View LLC owns several buildings in Willimantic, Connecticut, that were insured by C&F unit New York-based … Read more

Sandy Hook families’ lawyer says Alex Jones’ InfoWars bankruptcy is ‘sinister’ By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Alex Jones of Infowars talks to the media while visiting the U.S. Senate’s Dirksen Senate office building as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 201 By Maria Chutchian (Reuters) – Families of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School … Read more