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Cumulus Host Can't Shake $1.7M Verdict In Overpayment Row

A Texas federal judge on Friday found in favor of Wargo French’s David Pernini, confirming the $1.7 million jury verdict Mr. Pernini obtained for a unit of Cumulus. In a 15-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay rejected the motion for a new trial or judgment as a matter of law lodged by Baisden and his company Baisden Enterprises Inc., which sought to overturn the jury’s finding last year that the radio host had broken his contract with Cumulus unit Radio Networks by keeping a $1 million overpayment, and had fraudulently transferred $700,000 of that payment.  

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Posted on Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:00am