The Bussey Law Firm PC and another v Page (aka Jay Page)

Libel and slander – Damages. In a claim for libel the claimant sought damages for defamatory postings in the United Kingdom in relation to his law practice located in the United States. The defendant admitted that the libellous postings had come from his account but denied that he had been the one to post the contents. The Queen's Bench Division held that the likelihood was that in the absence of any convincing explanation to the contrary, the posting from the defendant's account was authored or authorised by him. The postings had caused damage to the claimants and both were therefore was entitled to damages.

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