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Disney "Pink Slime" Settlement

  Professor Len Niehoff"Large settlements are worrisome because they may lead some plaintiffs and lawyers to think of media entities as easy get-rich-quick targets. This is wrong, because the legal protections are strong and most media entities are hesitant to settle. But we often see an uptick in cases after big verdicts or settlements, even if those cases do not have merit."

Professor Len Niehoff, '84, in a CNN Money article about the $177 million Disney paid to settle a defamation lawsuit about ABC News' use of the phrase "pink slime" to describe a meat product the cattle industry calls "lean finely textured beef.



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