Cryolab Hosting Ted Williams' Remains Appeals Libel Suit

Law360, New York (January 19, 2016, 10:37 PM EST) -- The Arizona cryogenics facility storing the remains of baseball great Ted Williams on Tuesday asked a New York appeals court to revive its defamation suit against Vanguard Inc. and the co-author of a 2009 tell-all book, saying a lower court ignored evidence showing the publisher knew of the work’s falsities.

Alcor Life Extension Foundation in 2009 sued Larry Johnson, its former chief operating officer, co-author Scott Baldyga and Vanguard Inc. after the publisher released “Frozen,” in which Johnson spilled what he claimed were gruesome secrets of the lab's operations, including how employees allegedly abused Williams' frozen head after his death in...

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