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28 Aug 2019, 4:44 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court “ ’when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved’ ” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718 [2015], quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219 [1897]; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020 [2016]; see also… [read post]
4 Jun 2019, 4:17 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court “ ’when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved’ ” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718 [2015], quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219 [1897]; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020 [2016]; see also… [read post]
1 Aug 2018, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
Claims of absolute privilege and qualified privilege as a defense in lawsuits alleging defamationStega v New York Downtown Hosp., 2018 NY Slip Op 04687, Court of AppealsImmunity as a defense in lawsuits alleging the plaintiff was defamed by the respondent are well established. [read post]
31 Jan 2019, 4:17 am by Andrew Lavoott Bluestone
The law provides absolute immunity from liability for defamation based on oral or written statements made by attorneys in connection with a proceeding before a court ” when such words and writings are material and pertinent to the questions involved'” (Front, Inc. v Khalil, 24 NY3d 713, 718, quoting Youmans v Smith, 153 NY 214, 219; see Weinstock v Sanders, 144 AD3d 1019, 1020; see also Stega v New York… [read post]