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Comparative Advertising and Disparagement Revisited: P&G v. Hindustan Unilever
  • LexOrbis
  • India
  • June 14 2017

Comparative advertisement and product disparagement are sensitive subjects to manufacturers of goods. The reason stems from the fact that consumer


Negligence claims in paper-only independent medical examinations: Rubens v Sansome, 2017 NLCA 32
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • June 13 2017

An independent medical examination (“IME”) is a useful tool for insurers. An IME is an objective assessment of the Claimant’s condition for the


Court of Appeal reduces High Court Defamation Award
  • Hayes Solicitors
  • Ireland
  • June 12 2017

The Court of Appeal recently (4 May 2017) gave judgment in a case concerning defamation by TV3 of a solicitor, Mr David Christie. In the High Court


Labor and Employment Alert: Texas Supreme Court Rejects a Cause of Action for Compelled Self-Defamation
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

A defamation claim generally requires “publication” of a false and defamatory statement of fact to a third party. Publication occurs when the


West Virginia’s New Drug & Alcohol Law: What You Need to Know for Your Testing Programs
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • June 2 2017

West Virginia employers that may have hesitated in the past to implement and enforce robust drug and alcohol testing policies may now do so without


Comments on a Councillor’s capabilities not honest opinion or fair comment
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

The New South Wales Supreme Court has determined that a comment that a Councillor "is not a fit and proper person to be a Councillor" is defamatory


Defamation - When the Facts Really Are the Facts
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Historically, South Carolina has followed the general rule that truth is a complete defense to a claim of defamation. An insinuation, however, drawn


Texas Supreme Court Rules That There Is No Cause of Action For “Compelled Self-Defamation” In Texas
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2017

Compelled self-defamation claims most commonly occur in the wrongful termination context, when plaintiffs allege they are required to defame


Brissette v. Cactus Club Cabaret LTD
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2017

Since the introduction of the former Rule 18A in 1983, summary trials have become an ever more important element of civil litigation in British


La diffamation et l’application des normes journalistiques à l’ère du numérique
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2017

À l’ère du numérique, de plus en plus de médias alternatifs - qui peuvent prendre la forme d’un blogue, de capsules Web ou encore de publications sur