NY Judge David Benjamin Cohen on August 17 will hear oral arguments from Fox News and some of former President Trump's lawyers.
Several people issued apologies on Chinese social media after Tesla allegedly threatened to hit them with a defamation lawsuit over safety complaints.
Now-defunct news outlet Splinter, owned by G/O Media, reported in 2018 that Jason Miller had given a dancer abortion drugs after getting her pregnant.
MyPillow CEO and election conspiracy theorist Mike Lindell sued The Daily Mail over a report that he dated the "30 Rock" actress Jane Krakowski.
Michigan is seeking sanctions against Powell after she claimed that "no reasonable person" would have taken her election-fraud claims as fact.
Dominion Voting Systems – an election-technology company implicated in false conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election – filed a $US1.3 billion lawsuit against Sidney Powell, an architect of the conspiracy theories, on Friday. Attorneys for Dominion and Smartmatic, another election-technology company, have warned of lawsuits against President Donald Trump, […]
Dominion Voting Systems sent letters to the One America News Network threatening to sue for defamation, accusing the network of spreading unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about the election-technology company. OAN responded with letters of its own, asking Dominion to preserve certain documents concerning the election in order to help the network […]
In a highly unusual move, the Justice Department on Tuesday attempted to take over President Donald Trump’s legal defence in a defamation lawsuit brought by the writer E. Jean Carroll, who has accused him of rape. A claim the president denies. Attorney General William Barr told reporters Wednesday that the […]
A Virginia judge dismissed a $US250 million defamation lawsuit from Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California against Twitter on Wednesday. Nunes filed the lawsuit against Twitter in March 2019, accusing the social media site of “explicit censorship of viewpoints with which it disagrees” and “shadow-banning conservatives.” It also accused Twitter […]
Jurors ruled on Friday that Elon Musk calling British cave diver Vernon Unsworth “pedo guy” on Twitter did not qualify as defamation. Vernon Unsworth’s lawyer, Lin Wood, called the decision a “miscarriage of justice.” “Goliath wins almost every time, especially in his back yard,” Wood tweeted. A UK lawyer for […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was back in court Wednesday for a second round of questioning in a defamation trial stemming from his tweets about a British diver in 2018. Musk testified about his state of mind when he called Vernon Unsworth a “pedo guy” on Twitter and how he behaved […]
Elon Musk is currently on trial for alleged defamation against cave diver Vernon Unsworth. Musk called Unsworth “pedo guy” on Twitter after the diver criticised Musk’s proposal to use a tiny submarine to rescue a Thai soccer team trapped in a flooded cave system. The trial started on Tuesday and […]
Elon Musk is fighting a defamation case against the cave diver Vernon Unsworth, who he referred to as “pedo guy” last year on Twitter. Musk’s lawyers have repeatedly argued that reasonable people would not take Musk’s insult seriously, partly because he broadcast it on Twitter. But Unsworth’s lawyers say Musk’s […]
On Monday, E. Jean Carroll, the 75-year-old advice columnist who accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the mid-90s, filed a defamation lawsuit against him. Business Insider spoke to Christy Eikhoff, a partner at the law firm Alston & Bird who specialises in defamation cases, to explain the nuances […]
On Monday, longtime Elle magazine advice columnist E. Jean Carroll filed a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump. Carroll made headlines in June when she accused the president of raping her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-90s. Trump denied the allegation and said he had never met […]
A Michigan air conditioning company has sued a local woman for $US25,000 after she left a negative Yelp review about the business that the company says is defamatory. North Wind Heating & Air Conditioning accused her of publishing “false and defamatory statements” about the company that have harmed its reputation […]
Australian billionaire and political donor Clive Palmer is threatening a defamation lawsuit against the YouTube channel Friendly Jordies and its main star, Jordan Shanks. The letter claims Shanks defamed Palmer by calling him, “Fatty McF—head” and “dense Humpty Dumpty.” A letter from Palmer’s lawyer demands $US500,000 in damages, legal costs, […]