Unformatted text preview: Damages With the humiliation and emotional pain suffered, Vinnie should be receiving general and punitive damages for enduring a barrage of criticism regarding sexual harassment and being an alcoholic in addition to the local paper not investigating to check their sources. Ruling: Yes, Vinnie’s has a case for libel lawsuit against his former boss and can pursue legal actions. Ultimately since the local newspaper published words of his former boss at MTV depicting him as an alcoholic and a contributor of sexual harassment these are words that Vinnie can prove these statements as A) concrete assertions, B) harmful to one’s reputation. Further, Vinnie has the opportunity to receive more in damages with filing for general and punitive....
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- Spring '15
- Communications, local newspaper, Vinnie