The particular jury made its choice in the first Alex Jones Sandy Hook court case, awarding Sandy Hook family members $4. 1 million.
More from the Austin American-Statesman :
Conspiracy theory theorist Alex Jones should pay the parents of Sandy Hook victim Jesse Lewis damage awards totaling $4. 1 million, an Austin tx jury determined Thursday — far below the $150 million requested.
The economic hit against Jones great main company, Free Talk Systems, may not be over.
In the next phase of the trial to begin Friday morning, jurors will be asked to issue punitive damages that are intended as punishment after hearing testimony from the parents’ economic specialist on the net worth of Jones and his company, Free Conversation Systems.
After hearing 7 days of evidence and a range of witnesses, jurors began deliberating Wednesday afternoon and introduced their verdict around four: 15 p. m. Thursday.
Alex Jones continues to be ordered by the jury to pay for two Sandy Hook mothers and fathers over $4, 100, 1000. Sandy Hook lawyers have been asking for $150 million. The verdict was signed by 10 members of the 12-member jury. https://t.co/rBety9gaL9
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) August 4, 2022
A separate shorter trial will be held Fri to determine what, if any, punitive damages Jones should pay.
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