Ex-Fumo Atty Contests Philly Daily News Libel Ruling

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- Richard Sprague, a former attorney for convicted state senator Vince Fumo, is contesting a May ruling that handed the Philadelphia Daily News a win in Sprague's libel suit against the paper, saying in court documents filed Monday that disputed factual issues remain.

The Sprague & Sprague founder claims Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Judge Lisa Rau wrongly granted summary judgment to the Daily News' parent company and columnist Jill Porter, saying a jury could find that the Daily News stated or implied false and defamatory...
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