Archive for December, 2013

Virginia Supreme Court Clarifies the Law on Defamation

By: Ian Lambeets On October 31, 2013, the Virginia Supreme Court published its opinion in Cashion v. Smith, et al.  This opinion provides invaluable guidance on the elements of and defenses to defamation claims. In Cashion, an anesthesiologist sued a trauma surgeon and a hospital for defamation and defamation per se based on statements made […]