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Defamation claims related to COVID-19 tests go forward (access required)

Where a pharmaceutical company sued a newspaper for claims arising from an article about COVID-19 home testing, the newspaper’s demurrer to defamation claims is overruled. Demurrers to claims against the paper’s executives in their personal capacity the paper’s parent companies are sustained as is a claim for tortious interference with a business expectancy. Background “Spring 2020 marked ...