Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

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

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.