Board of Directors Defamation: Can you sue a BOD member over accusations made at a private meeting? Board of directors meetings can turn into verbal UFC matches -- which is why they’re a regular source of slander and libel lawsuits. But here’s the legal rub:...
Gaming mogul Steve Wynn is at the eye of a Massachusetts legal hurricane. His decision to build a casino in Charlestown has a sparked a “concern storm” among some residents and representatives. Detractors believe a high-priced casino in the area will prove detrimental to locals;...
Is it defamatory to say people were fired if they quit? Former PayPal employee Rakesh Agrawal is testing the legal waters to find out. Resignations + New Phones + New Orleans / Twitter = Defamation Lawsuit Our story starts the day that Rakesh Agrawal, then...
If Nevada's defamation bill SB444 passes, it’ll be easier for businesses to protect their online reputations. True Issue at the Root of Nevada’s Defamation Debate: How Easy Should It Be for Businesses to Sue Online Reviewers? Should businesses be able to sue customers for leaving...
A recent employment defamation ruling involving a finance broker serves as a beacon of hope for anybody looking to sue their employer for libel or slander. Adviser v. Finance Firm Defamation Lawsuit Rene Espinoza worked for Merrill Lynch as an adviser. For whatever reasons, he...
Oh lo, fellow celebrity defamation enthusiasts! The legal gods have spoken, and the Dance Moms defamation trial is a no-go. A judge ruled that Kelly Hyland’s slander claims against bedraggled TV Dance Coach Abby Lee Miller are meritless. (But! Hyland’s breach of contract charge against...
UPDATE: Looks like the mayor of Flagstaff is getting involved in the Landmark / Evans defamation debacle. The latest? Landmark properties withdrew its zoning request. City officials also released a statement saying they would represent Evans in the suit, but the Mayor doesn't remember authorizing....
An international finance firm, Hayman Private Equity LLC, won a $5 million defamation award from Environmental Service Professionals, Inc. (ESP). A unique business-on-business Internet libel lawsuit, Hayman v. ESP proves that it cab be worth filing a defamation claim – even if the case doesn’t seem...
May this doctor defamation case serve as a cautionary one. The lesson? Don't sue for defamation over a situation you initiated. Acrimonious Doctor Departure Results In AAR Back in 2003, a doctor locked heads with administrators at his medical facility. Ultimately, the doctor quit instead...
A salesman sued his employer for unlawful termination, alleging he was fired for not taking clients to strip clubs. But, a judge dismissed his case. Then, the company counter-sued for defamation. Employer v. Employee Business Defamation Lawsuit Over Stripper Allegations Now, let us abandon naivety;...
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