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Litigation Privilege Bars Lawsuit as to Alleged Defamatory Statement Made by Litigant

By on March 23, 2018 in Litigation with 0 Comments

The plaintiff (an attorney) sued his former client, defendant Shai Harmelech, to collect on an unpaid legal bill. In the course of that lawsuit, the trial judge asked the parties if they would be interested in participating in a mediation to resolve the dispute. In response to the court’s request, Harmelech sent an email to […]

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Presumed Damages in a Defamation Suit Are Unavailable if Actual Damages Are Ascertainable

By on July 17, 2015 in Blog with 0 Comments

This week’s article was written by my Litigation Department associate, Charles F. Holmgren, Esq. Defendant BackTrack Reports, Inc.’s business is to produce background research reports pertaining to the financial industry that provide its clients information on potential investment opportunities. In one such report, a report it drafted on Plaintiff NuWave Investment Corp., BackTrack published statements […]

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