Nightly News   |  December 06, 2012

Zimmerman sues NBC Universal

Lawyers for George Zimmerman have filed a lawsuit against NBC Universal alleging defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress during the network’s coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> lawyers for george zimmerman have filed a lawsuit against nbc universal for its coverage of the shooting death of trayvon martin in sanford, florida, back in february. the suit allegations intense infliction of emotional distress, they put out a statement saying we strongly disagree with the allegations in the complaint. there was no intent to portray him, we intend to defend our position in court.