WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The National Grocers Association here has weighed in against ABC's appeal of a $5.5 million punitive damages award to Food Lion resulting from a TV broadcast story. eir employees to violate state law in order to create a news story," the NGA stated in a "friend of the court" brief. The NGA filed the brief last week as part of the Capital Cities/ABC appeal now pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va. Food Lion's original suit stemmed ...
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