In an update on the trial in the lawsuit brought by Jeff Jarrett and Global Force Entertainment against IMPACT Wrestling’s parent company, Anthem Wrestling, being ruled a mistrial on July 30th, a report from has provided additional details on why it was ruled a mistrial.

The report notes that per the official order of the mistrial, signed by United States District Court of the Middle District of Tennessee Chief Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw Jr, the Court declares a mistrial in the case, with a new trial ordered in accordance with Rule 59 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure because cumulative errors by both the Court and counsel resulted in neither party receiving a fair trial.

The report adds that this included, but was not limited to the Court’s failure to instruct on comparative negligence, the identity of the wrong entity in the verdict form on the counterfeiting claim, improper comments by Defendant’s counsel in opening statements and improper statements by Plaintiff’s counsel in closing arguments, all of which were discussed in detail in the Court’s oral ruling.

A status conference will be held on September 11th at 9am to set a new trial date.