Josh Escovedo in the Sacramento Business Journal – Illinois Appellate Court: Defamation Suit involving Sacramento-based Big Table Media Must be Tried in California

In an October 4, 2021 article in the Sacramento Business Journal, Jake Abbott writes that Thomas Donovan Eckhardt Jr., a contractor who appears on the HGTV show “Windy City Rehab”, is suing Big Table Media and HGTV, claiming he was painted in a negative light in the show’s most recent season, which led to personal and financial difficulties.

Josh Escovedo, who is representing Big Table Media in the case, says the allegations are false.

As you can see from the Illinois action, nothing favorable has happened for Mr. Eckhardt to date, having lost two motions and being forced to litigate in California instead of his home state.

You can read the full article in the Sacramento Business Journal here.