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DEFAMATION

Can an airline be denied immunity for an employee’s defamatory statements about a dangerous pilot without a showing that the statements were materially false? See “Can airline be sued for employee’s statement about dangerous pilot?” Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp. v. ...

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Can airline be sued for employee’s statement about dangerous pilot?

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Air Wisconsin could be sued for defamation after a manager reported that a disgruntled pilot had just been fired and might be armed, mentally unstable and traveling as a passenger on ...

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Fabricated quotations may be defamatory

A plaintiff could pursue a defamation claim based on an allegation that the defendant falsely attributed a disreputable quote to him, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.

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