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Sandy Hook Families Pull Claims in Infowars Units’ Bankruptcy

May 9, 2022, 6:42 PM

Sandy Hook victim families withdrew their claims against three bankrupt corporate entities tied to Alex Jones’ Infowars, aiming to remove their creditor-status that may hinder separate damages trials.

The three bankrupt Infowars-tied entities objected to the families’ voluntary dismissal of their claims, arguing the move will increase litigation costs and raises “confusion” over court jurisdiction.

Their tussle represents the latest hurdle in the conspiracy theorist’s efforts to use bankruptcy to minimize the fallout from judgments for his statements about the school shooting.

The Sandy Hook families and others have asked a court to dismiss the Chapter 11 case, arguing that ...