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Judge Dismisses Dykstra’s Suit Against Ex-Teammate Darling

NEW YORK — A judge has dismissed Lenny Dykstra’s defamation lawsuit against former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling, ruling the outfielder’s reputation already was so tarnished it could not be damaged more. Dykstra claimed he was defamed when Darling …

Bill Cosby Sued for Defamation by Alleged Victim

A woman who has accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday against the comedian, alleging he “publicly branded” her a liar through statements made by his lawyer and publicist. Tamara Green said …

Wyoming Supreme Court Censures Lawyer in Defamation Suit

The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday censured a Cody lawyer who represented a surgeon in a defamation lawsuit filed by another doctor. The court ruled lawyer Laurence Stinson violated a professional rule prohibiting lawyers from making court filings without a …

Tycoon Can Sue Google Over Autocomplete Rules Hong Kong Court

A court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime. In a judgment released Wednesday, the court dismissed the Internet search giant’s objections to tycoon Albert Yeung’s …

Viacom Sued for Defamation by Former TLC Manager

The former manager of TLC is suing Viacom for defamation, saying the biopic on the Grammy-winning R&B group made her seem like “an unethical and dishonest businesswoman.” Perri “Pebbles” Reid accuses Viacom International Inc. and Viacom Inc. of making multiple …

Online Car Repair Video, Complaint Prompts Defamation Lawsuit

A suburban St. Louis, Mo., man and a car dealership are in a legal battle over an online video the man posted complaining about his car repair. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Dwayne Cooney posted his video complaint on YouTube …

Florida Radio DJ Wants New Trial in Defamation Case

A Tampa-based radio disc jockey wants a new trial in his defamation case against radio rival Bubba the Love Sponge Clem. Todd “MJ” Schnitt’s lawyers filed court motions on Monday. Documents filed say Schnitt and his wife did not get …

Virginia Woman Ordered to Remove Online Review Accusations

A Virginia woman being sued over negative online reviews of a home contractor has been ordered to delete some accusations. A Fairfax County Circuit judge ruled Wednesday that the homeowner could not imply that the contractor stole items from her …

BPI Sues ABC News for Defamation

Beef Products Inc. filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against ABC News for its coverage of a meat product that critics have dubbed “pink slime,” alleging that the network misled consumers to believe the product is unhealthy and unsafe. The Dakota …

Texas Cafe Banter Becomes Defamation Lawsuit

Bennie Dale Morris used to be a regular at Frank’s Place – eating meals and drinking coffee several times a day at the smoke-filled cafe – until the restaurant owner’s joking around got a little too personal. In fact, Morris …