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Massa v. Dickert: Libel Case Settled

The following are excerpts of a joint statement that Eric Massa and I collaborated on drafting which follows the libel complaint described in an earlier post.

Eric Massa has since learned that the allegations regarding Sanford Dickert were unfounded. Eric Massa regrets and acknowledges the unrealized benefit to Democratic political campaigns as a result of Sanford Dickert’s absence from organized political activity during the pendency of this litigation.

To the extent that misunderstandings in the heat of the campaign were wrongfully interpreted or misunderstood by anyone, Eric Massa offers his regrets to Sanford Dickert and is prepared to use his good name to remediate the foregoing and any harm caused to Sanford Dickert’s good reputation. Continue reading

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Massa v. Dickert: Massa Cancels Arbitration Hearings and Concedes

With just 96 hours left until the arbitration hearings were to begin, Eric Massa suddenly conceded that the campaign was responsible for upholding my contract, which was the original reason for this arbitration. Eric Massa also withdrew with prejudice (meaning he can not try to bring them up again) the counterclaims that he had made against me in the arbitration.

While this is a significant battle to have won, the war for my good name is not over yet. Unfortunately, I still have the lawsuit against Eric Massa for the false and inflammatory accusations he made about me that hit the press during the final days of the 2006 campaign. The impact of these unfounded accusations still reverberate in my personal and professional life long since the campaign ended. Continue reading

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Massa v. Dickert: Statement

The facts are that I worked for the Massa campaign until June; the campaign was low on funds; the campaign chose not to pay me or honor my contract terms. We are in the process of trying to settle the matter, and if we can’t, then the arbitrator will resolve it. The simple fact is that this is a business matter. Because of the emails and calls I have received, I am placing this response on the record. Continue reading

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