Hulk Hogan $100MM Lawsuit against Gawker, Trial Still on Track for March 2016, says Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding

Law Cash Advance Firm reports no major breakthroughs or settlement since Florida Judge allowed Hogan's legal team access to Gawker's computer system to search for evidence of a leaked tape.

Oct 20, 2015, 05:00 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today in recent news in the Hulk Hogan lawsuit against Gawker, earlier this month a judge in Florida allowed the celebrity access to Gawker's computer system. According to the NY Post, "Hogan believes there's evidence on Gawker hard drives that will prove the embattled gossip Web site leaked a tape of a racist rant by the former WWE star to the National Enquirer." Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, filed a lawsuit against Gawker after they "published parts of a sex tape featuring the wrestler and the wife of a friend." Hulk Hogan is seeking $100 million in damages. Also according to the article, the judge rejected requests made by media outlets to unseal particular records, including the previously mentioned sex tape. The sex tape, now three years old, has been at the center of it the dispute. Now, Hogan has been granted access to Gawker's computer system in hopes of finding evidence on their hard drives that will prove Gawker guilty of leaking such types of tapes against him. 

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Chris Janish, CEO of Legal-Bay, commented on the recent news in the Hulk Hogan lawsuit against Gawker, "This defamation commercial litigation case continues to move forward toward trial. Unfortunately there has been a lot of damage to both parties, and at this point no settlement is imminent according to our sources in Tampa. We do believe that cooler heads will prevail and possibly an amicable settlement agreement can be worked out before more damage is done."   

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