The plaintiffs obtained damages following the broadcast of a 60 Minutes episode concerning the Grantham floods. This decision follows the verdict of the jury on the questions whether the meanings alleged by the plaintiffs were carried by the broadcast. General compensatory and aggravated compensatory damages were awarded.
Rob Anderson QC (with M Richardson) acted for the defendants, instructed by Macpherson Kelley.
The judgment is available here.
Media coverage of the case is available here.