Post: court of Appeal Upholds Libel Verdict Against Mold Activist
Posted by sangamon811 on 9/16/10
I am from Veritox, and for persons who have been following
issues related to Dr. Kelman, I thought you would be
interested in this recent court ruling:
Court of Appeal Upholds Libel Verdict Against Mold
Ruling affirms 2008 ruling that Dr. Bruce Kelman,
President of Veritox, was victim of defamation
SEATTLE (September 16, 2010) – The California Court of
Appeal this week affirmed the judgment in favor of Dr.
Bruce Kelman of Veritox®, Inc., determining that Dr. Bruce
Kelman was libeled by activist Sharon Kramer. In a
unanimous opinion, Division One of the Fourth Appellate
District upheld the jury’s verdict in Dr. Kelman’s favor
and also ordered Kramer to pay costs to Dr. Kelman.
The Court upheld the 2008 verdict by a San Diego County
Superior Court jury that found. Kramer libeled Dr. Kelman
when she published a press release in March 2005 stating
that Dr. Kelman had altered his under-oath statements on
the witness stand when he testified as a witness in an
Oregon lawsuit. The jury found that Kramer’s statement was
false and defamatory and that she had published it with
In addition to upholding the 2008 ruling, the appellate
court affirmed the trial court’s award of costs to Dr.
Kelman, and also found that he was entitled to recover
costs on appeal.
California Court of Appeal ruling (9/14/2010)
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