BBC Kicks Off £5M Suit Over Sony Warehouse Fire

Law360, London (July 8, 2019, 7:23 PM BST) -- A BBC unit opened its £5 million ($6.25 million) trial over goods burned in a Sony warehouse on Monday by claiming the company failed to properly protect the building, while the entertainment giant countered the riots behind the fire were beyond its control.

A subsidiary of the BBC has started a £5 million ($6.25 million) trial over goods burned in a warehouse during the London riots of 2011, in which cars and buildings were set alight across the city. (AP) Neil Moody of 2 Temple Gardens, representing BBC Worldwide Ltd. and two other BBC subsidiaries, began his trial opening by taking...

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