What's next for Alex Jones after $49M Sandy Hook verdict?

Alex Jones takes a seat to testify in court at t the Travis County Courthouse, Wednesday Aug. 3, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (Briana Sanchez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

DALLAS (AP) - The nearly $50 million defamation verdict against Alex Jones for his years of lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is far from a final reckoning.

Jones' attorneys plan to appeal and try to lower the price tag a Texas jury put on his false claim that the nation's deadliest school shooting - which killed 20 students and six teachers - was a hoax. The conspiracy theorist faces bankruptcy and other defamation lawsuits. And the courtroom conduct of Jones and his lawyers has exposed the Infowars host to new legal perils, including possible sanctions, allegations of perjury and renewed scrutiny in the investigation of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Here's a look at the fallout from the successful suit against Jones by the parents of one of the child victims in the Dec.