Jury Awards $6 Million in Beaufort Defamation Case

Yesterday a jury in Beaufort awarded local Municipal Court Judge Maureen Coffey $6 million dollars, $2 million actual and $4 million punitive, for statements made about the Judge by the Home Owners Association at Sea Pines in Hilton Head, stemming from reports of break-ins into her home and allegations of interference with the authorities’ investigation. http://www.islandpacket.com/2012/06/06/2093093/jury-says-hilton-head-magistrate.html […]

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