We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Gawker Bankruptcy Can't Shield Writer From Defamation Suit

Law360 (August 3, 2018, 10:48 PM EDT) -- A Deadspin freelancer who was sued for defamation by a sports gambling expert is not protected by the Chapter 11 plan of Deadspin's former parent company, Gawker Media, a New York bankruptcy judge ruled Friday, because the gambling expert did not receive a benefit from the bankruptcy.

Randall James Busack, known as RJ Bell, and his sports betting media company Pregame LLC sued freelance writer Ryan Goldberg and Deadspin’s new owner, Gizmodo Media Group LLC, in New York state court in June 2017 over a critical...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.