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Posted: April 24, 2019

Questions of Fact Preclude Dismissal on Litigation Privilege Grounds of Claim Based on Defendant’s Alleged Pre-Ligitation Defamatory Statement

On March 25, 2019, Justice Masley of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Phramus, Inc. v. Metropolitan Opera Assn., Inc., 2019 NY Slip Op. 30834(U), holding that questions of fact precluded dismissal on litigation privilege grounds of claim based on a defendant’s alleged pre-litigation defamatory statement, explaining: The court agrees with defendants... Read more »