Deputy Mayor files $15M lawsuit against Sooba
-over defamation of character
Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green has filed a lawsuit against acting Town Clerk (ag) Carol Sooba, seeking $15 million in damages for defamation.
Sooba is required to enter an appearance within 10 days of service of the writ, after which a statement of claim will be prepared by Chase-Green’s lawyer, Leslie Sobers.
According to the suit, Chase-Green claims that on Friday, July 18, 2014, during a press conference called by Sooba, at City Hall, she uttered certain defamatory statements about Chase-Green, which are libelous and calculated to tarnish and damage her reputation, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.