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Hedge Fund Founder Loses Suit Over Boston Globe Harassment Story

Sept. 24, 2020, 4:46 PM

Boston Globe Media Partners LLC defeated a defamation suit over a story on a hedge fund founder’s alleged workplace harassment because he failed to show his quadriplegia made it impossible to send porn and do many of the other reported acts, according to a Southern District of New York ruling.

The “principal argument” by OrbiMed Advisors LLC’s Sam Isaly for why the Dec. 5, 2017, article on online news site STAT was grossly irresponsible was that the site failed to adequately investigate whether his physical condition prevented him from engaging in the actions former administrative assistant Delilah Burke and four...

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