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SCJ upholds $2.1m jury award in Globe libel case

Appeal possible, newspaper says

By Scott Allen
Globe Staff / February 10, 2005

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The state's highest court yesterday upheld a $2.1 million jury award to a doctor who claimed she was defamed by The Boston Globe's coverage of a fatal overdose at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 1994. The Supreme Judicial Court said the award was not excessive because the articles made Dr. Lois Ayash feel "personally singled out and blamed" for the accidental ... (Full article: 690 words)

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