Court Finds Client's Criticism Did Not Defame Lawyer

, New York Law Journal

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A client's statements on a veteran attorney's performance suggesting "misconduct, malpractice, and negligence" in a series of termination letters were expressions of opinion rather than fact, and protected by both absolute and qualified privilege, a unanimous state appeals panel has ruled.

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