Lawsuit against Intell employees settled
Posted 9 months ago
Sun, Jul 22nd, '12 - 9:00 am
A $1.2m (million) dollar civil lawsuit filed against two editorial employees at the Intelligencer newspaper has been settled out of court.
The suit was filed by Trenton man, Gerald Brummell, in January of 2011.
The Statement of Claim alleged libel and invasion of privacy, among other things.
The Claim revolved around news coverage of a trial Gerald Brummell had been involved in regarding property charges laid against him by the OPP
The details of the settlement cannot be revealed by either side, but Brummell has agreed that the settlement does NOT imply guilt, and a lawyer for Sun Media says the agreement does NOT imply liability.
Both sides say they are happy with the settlement.
Gerald Brummell still has a $100m (million) lawsuit against the Crown and more than 30 OPP officers before the courts.