The damages judgment in Douglas v Hello! has been handed down.
The new ruling follows Lindsay J’s judgment in April on liability in which the Court held that held that Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and OK! had all won their case against Hello! The Judge had held that Hello! was liable in damages to Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and OK! under the law of confidence, as well as data protection. Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were entitled to an injunction to prevent any further publication of the unauthorised photographs.
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