Carrying the water for Donald Trump’s effort to overthrow the last Presiddntial election is probably gonna cost Fox and it’s insurance company….
The media company is being sued in two states….
A judge in New York has ruled that key portions of voting systems provider Smartmatic’s lawsuit against Fox News can proceed.
In an opinion issued on Tuesday, David B. Cohen of the State Supreme Court said Smartmatic attorneys had “pleaded facts sufficient to allow a jury to infer that Fox News acted with actual malice.”
The $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit was filed after the 2020 elections by Smartmatic, which alleges the network harmed the company by broadcasting claims it was involved in widespread election fraud….
The judge’s ruling means the defamation cases against Bartiromo and Dobbs, who is no longer with the network, can proceed.
Fox is also facing a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems, which a judge in Delaware ruled in December could also move forward….