Judge Dismisses Lawsuit against Boston Herald for Reporting on Being Sued

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The Boston Herald announced that a judge ruled against Tom Scholz's lawsuit over articles about Scholz's lawsuit. (Credit: Herald, screenshot)

Tom Scholz is suing the Boston Herald for libel over three 2007 Boston Herald stories, the Boston Herald reported. Scholz, who founded music band Boston, alleges the three stories “imply he drove fellow band member Brad Delp to commit suicide in March 2007.”

The newspaper then reported last year on his libel charges and lawsuit, over which Scholz then filed lawsuits alleging defamation and infliction of emotional distress, the Herald reported.

While that second lawsuit wasn’t upheld because the judge, Superior Court Judge John C. Cratsley, decided that they “accurately reported on the litigation,”  in appeals Cratsley again ruled against Scholz.

However, Scholz still is suing for the original defamation charges.

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