Jury Orders CBS to Pay $10.4 Million in ‘NCIS’ Set Death

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A Los Angeles Superior Court jury has ordered CBS to pay $10.4 million in connection with the death of a security guard who was killed in an freak accident on the set of “NCIS” in Santa Clarita, Calif.

The 52-year-old security guard, Julio Villamariona, was killed after the driver of a CBS production van lost control and crashed into him, according to TMZ, which first reported the news of the jury’s verdict Tuesday.

Villamariona’s widow and his three children filed the suit against CBS Corp. The family’s lawyer, Brian Panish, confirmed the report Tuesday night. Closing arguments in the case were held Monday.

CBS declined comment.

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  1. Thanks for the news you are always at the summit I wish you more and more success

  2. LARRY says:

    THIS IS NOT THE PICTURE OF THE FUNERAL , BUT I KNOW THEY WERE THERE.

  3. Lynnacworth says:

    This picture you idiots came from the last season final episode where Gibbs buried his father played brilliantly by Ralph Waits.

  4. Lynnacworth says:

    As a huge fan of this show I resent the cast picture being used to “tease” a read of this story. – it doesn’t have a damned thing to do with Mark Harmon, David McCallam, Billy Dee Williams or any of the cast. This is a CBS issue only.

  5. robbie goldstein says:

    I sincerely hope this picture was taken at the funeral of the security guard who passed away. I believe it was. I want to believe it was. Please tell me it was

  6. Truth Detective says:

    CBS should pay up, then shut up. Guilty.

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