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DEFAMATION - Defamatory statements - What constitutes defamatory words - Defences - Fair comment

Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 8:39 AM  

Appeal by the defendants, the Better Business Bureau, from an order allowing the plaintiffs' appeal from the dismissal of their defamation action and appeal by the plaintiff Walsh from the order for re-trial. The plaintiffs were in the heating and air conditioning business, providing services to residential customers. Until 2007, they were members of the Better Business Bureau, a not-for-profit organization that investigated consumer complaints and promoted the reliability of businesses. The defendants graded the plaintiff Walsh Energy a D-minus on their website due to an...