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Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | Back issues
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No defamation by hospital

HARRISBURG, Penn. — An attorney’s defamation, false light and privacy claims failed before the Pennsylvania Superior Court, which ruled that a hospital’s criticism of the attorney was limited to his handling of wrongful death suits, and did not falsely imply he was engaged in illicit behavior. The defamation debacle arises from two wrongful death lawsuits that were filed against the hospital after a nurse admitted to killing patients.

Read the ruling here.

Categories / Appeals, Briefs, Media, Personal Injury

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