Friday, December 22, 2006

Amputee War Veteran's 'Fahrenheit' Suit Dismissed

Amputee War Veteran's 'Fahrenheit' Suit Dismissed
Man claimed was was portrayed as anti-war
December 22, 2006Last Modified December 22 2006, 8:31 AM PST -->

Michael Moore
The heat's off "Fahrenheit 9/11" filmmaker Michael Moore ... for now.On Wednesday (Dec. 20), a U.S. federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a national guardsman who claims he never gave permission for his image to be used in the incendiary documentary, reports Reuters.Sgt. Peter Damon had originally sued Moore for $35 million claiming that his footage was used out of context to portray him as anti-war, when in fact he supports the Bush administration's war policies. Miramax Films, NBC and Lions Gate Entertainment were also named in the suit for cause his "loss of reputation, emotional distress, embarrassment, and personal humiliation."

Sgt. Peter Damon


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