TITLE

NEGLIGENT INJURY TO REPUTATION: DEFAMATION PRIORITY AND THE ECONOMIC LOSS RULE

AUTHOR(S)
Wheeler, Travis M.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Arizona Law Review;Winter2006, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p1103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that considers cases in which plaintiffs seek reputational damages without pleading defamation in the U.S. It was stated that when a plaintiff is seeking damages for reputational injury without pleading dafamation, a court should acknowledge whether the claim nontheless sounds in defamation law. Some courts held that reputational damages are not recoverable in non-defamatory negligence claims.
ACCESSION #
23647295

 

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