Crime Writer Lawsuit

February 19, 2013 - 7:30 PM
FILE - In a Feb. 7, 2013 file photo, author Patricia Cornwell leaves federal court in Boston after she took the stand in her lawsuit against her former financial management company. A federal jury awarded crime writer Patricia Cornwell nearly $51 million Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in her lawsuit against her former financial management company and a former principal in the firm. Cornwell claimed that the firm and a former executive cost her millions of dollars in losses or unaccounted revenue during their four-year relationship. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)