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Charter Comm. Owes $9.45M To Defamed Employees: Jury

Law360 (April 30, 2018, 8:44 PM EDT) -- Charter Communications LLC will have to hand over $9.45 million after a Kentucky federal jury found Friday that it defamed seven former employees when it told other employees about the incident that led to their firing, involving company printers being taken home, and labeled it “Printer-gate.”

The jury found that the cable company should pay $1 million in punitive damages to each of the former workers and an additional $350,000 for “embarrassment, humiliation, and mental anguish,” according to the jury verdict form.

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Case Information

Case Title

Desai et al v. Charter Communications, LLC

Case Number



Kentucky Western

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


David J. Hale

Date Filed

June 23, 2014

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