Court allows man to sue Google for defamation over search results

An Australian court has given a man the go ahead to sue Google for defamation after image search results and autocomplete predictions linked him to underworld crime. Milorad “Michael” Trkulja was shot in the back by an unknown gunman in Melbourne in a 2004, at a time when there were a series of underworld killings […]

Billionaire ex-CEO Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit against former employee who accused him of sexual misconduct

Ousted Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn is suing a former employee who accused him of sexual misconduct. He says Jorgen Nielsen, a former artistic director at the Wynn Las Vegas salon, made “false and defamatory” statements to the Wall Street Journal and ABC News. The scandal ultimately led to Wynn’s resignation in February. (Reuters) – Steve […]

Coal CEO’s defamation lawsuit against John Oliver is dismissed

The segment that spawned a lawsuit. “Coal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)” A West Virginia judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by coal giant Murray Energy Corporation and its CEO Robert Murray against Last Week Tonight host John Oliver after the HBO show ran a segment criticizing Murray and the coal industry in […]

A judge tossed out a coal CEO’s defamation lawsuit against John Oliver

Getty Images/Bryan Bedder A judge has dismissed a lawsuit a coal company CEO brought against HBO’s John Oliver. Oliver ran a segment on his show “Last Week Tonight” in June making fun of Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray. Murray sued Oliver, accusing him of making “defamatory statements.” MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge […]

Trump’s Lawyers Just Argued, Again, That A Woman's Defamation Suit Over Groping Allegations Should Be Dismissed

President Donald Trump’s lawyers sought, once again, the dismissal of a defamation suit filed against him by a woman who claims he groped her, arguing that her claims are false and the suit is “politically motivated.” In a court filing Tuesday, his lawyers also argued that when he took to Twitter and the debate stage […]

Patent-holder that sued EFF for defamation won’t show up in court

A blog post by EFF attorney Daniel Nazer about his selection for the “Stupid Patent of the Month” resulted in an Australian lawsuit and a $ 750,000 damage demand. EFF has challenged the Australian order in US federal court. (credit: EFF) An Australian patent-holding company that’s filed dozens of federal lawsuits can’t seem to find […]

The Most Extraordinary Moments Of Rebel Wilson's Successful Defamation Case

Rebel Wilson has won her defamation trial against the publishers of Woman’s Day. Joe Castro / AAP Actress Rebel Wilson leaves the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Friday, May 19, 2017. Her legal team successfully convinced the six-woman jury that eight articles from Woman’s Day, Women’s Weekly, OK! Magazine and New Weekly in 2015 painted the […]