Tony Kennedy had his claim for pounds 5,000 damages for malicious falsehood
against Coun Martin Mullaney thrown out after a three-day hearing in the city's Small Claims Court.
The solicitor in turn, on learning of the complaint, sues his clients for libel and malicious falsehood
, and wins - thanks to a High Court jury which decides the letter was defamatory and the client had written it out of malice.
may 'amount to vulgar abuse' but did not constitute malicious falsehood
as alleged by BA.
Normally, payments on accusations of malicious falsehood
involving officers above the rank of superintendent start at pounds 25,000.
Tesla's claim for libel and malicious falsehood
came after an episode saw their Roadster race against a Lotus Elite.
The greatest demand we have seen this year has been in supply chain disputes; termination or re-negotiation of onerous and unprofitable contracts; defamation and malicious falsehood
claims as rival businesses try to secure any kind of competitive advantage they can; breach of confidence claims against departing employees taking prized customer lists with them; and clearly there have been retail banking issues, which have led to a rise in banking litigation.
Not in some trumped-up court of public opinion, or through a trial by innuendo, or subjected to unproven malicious falsehood
The accusation was levelled at burly rugby player Tony Kennedy who is seeking pounds 5,000 damages for malicious falsehood
against his long time foe, Coun Martin Mullaney, a Liberal Democrat who is vice chairman of the city's planning committee.
They were designed to protect the innocent from malicious falsehood
The player's legal team will meet today to discuss bringing a civil action against him for creating a malicious falsehood