09.29.14

Kansas Woman Gets $1 Million for DJ Remarks

Posted in Defamation of Character at 10:35 am by kevin

A Kansas women was awarded $1 million for the remarks of two DJs at 96.5 The Buzz radio station. The DJs asserted that Ashley Patton, of Olathe, Kansas was a local porn star.

According to ABC News Denver, “Patton received $250,000 for actual damages and $750,000 in punitive damages. During jury deliberations, attorneys for both sides agreed to a high-low settlement, which means Entercom will not appeal the verdict and pay the award in 45 days.

“Patton said she was surprised and encouraged by the verdict.”