Cryolab Hosting Ted Williams' Remains Loses Defamation Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 2, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT) -- A New York judge on Thursday threw out a defamation suit brought by the Arizona cryogenics facility storing the remains of baseball great Ted Williams that accused an author and publishing company of spreading false and defamatory information in a 2009 tell-all book.

Justice O. Peter Sherwood granted publisher Vanguard Inc.’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed the suit by Alcor Life Extension Foundation, ruling that the lab had failed to show the book was written and published maliciously. Justice Sherwood ruled that Alcor was a...
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