Sexual Harrasment Settlement In Smithfield Chicken 'n Bar B-Q Case

Wake County jurors have awarded 1.15 million dollars to a former employee who said he was sexually harassed by the president of the Smithfield Chicken 'n Bar-B-Q restaurant chain.

The jury says that Jason Hallaman, 39, was wrongfully terminated
as a butler and maliciously prosecuted while working for Gregory A.

Jurors deliberated over two days before returning the verdict
late today.