What The Fox News-Dominion Settlement Means For Smartmatic's $2.7 Billion Lawsuit
Fox News crossed a big, potentially embarrassing showdown with Dominion Voting Systems off its list of legal troubles this week with a $787.5 million pretrial settlement, but the conservative network faces more court challenges ahead.
Most notably, a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit from Smartmatic USA, which largely echoes Dominion’s claims that it was irreparably harmed by lies spread on the network during coverage of the 2020 presidential election.
The lawsuit is currently in the discovery phase with no trial date scheduled. J. Erik Connolly, the lead attorney for Smartmatic, on Thursday told CNN the...