Jones will pay the amount to the parents of 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, who was murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Jones’ producer Daria Karpova testified last week during a defamation trial brought by the parents of one of the children who were killed in the attack.
According to NPR, Jones’ Free Speech LLC, the parent company of Infowars, cited millions of dollars owed in liabilities.
A court recently found Jones liable for damages in a trio of suits last year following his false claims that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting...
The Hartford Courant reports that Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis called Jones’ refusal to appear “willful” during a hearing at the deposition.
The families of Sandy Hook victims are suing Jones in both Texas and Connecticut courts
These rulings conclusively indicate that Jones lost the cases by default, and now a jury will conclude how much he will have to pay the plaintiffs.
The Sandy Hook victims' parents sued Jones in Travis County, where his popular, far-right website Infowars is based. They alleged that Jones defamed them and caused...