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Phone captured audio of doctor mocking unconscious patient – $500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a colonoscopy to evaluate an undiagnosed condition. Because the plaintiff knew that he would be groggy after the colonoscopy and might not remember the doctor’s findings and instructions, he set his iPhone to record the after-procedure conversation in ...

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Lawyer sued for defamation by police detective (access required)

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A criminal defense lawyer who reportedly called a police detective’s proposed investigation plan “crazy” now faces a defamation lawsuit filed by the detective. The suit might send lawyers running to their files to see if defamation is covered in their ...

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Woman can sue since boss’s comments ‘published’ (access required)

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A police department employee may sue her supervisors for defamation for comments they made during a dispute over her extra hours. When the supervisors disciplined Jeannie Kuley for allegedly working unapproved overtime in violation of Fairfax County policy, she pursued ...

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