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Sydney man defamed by Fairfax hit-and-run story loses bid to up damages 
Defamation 2021-07-22 10:24 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court  has thrown out an appeal by a Sydney man who sought greater damages for being incorrectly named in media reports as the […]

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Doctors can’t ‘rewrite history’ as judge puts deep sleep therapy defamation case to bed
Defamation 2020-11-26 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have had their defamation cases against publisher HarperCollins dismissed ,with a judge finding […]

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Nine loses appeal of $3.7M defamation award over 60 Minutes floods report
Defamation 2020-10-13 5:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Nine Network has lost its challenge to a $3.7 million defamation judgment awarded to a prominent Queensland family over a 60 Minutes report that […]

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No rest for deep sleep therapy defamation case after appeal filed
Appeals 2021-01-11 3:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two psychiatrists at the heart of the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal have launched an appeal of a decision dismissing their defamation case against HarperCollins […]

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‘Tabloid crusade’: Judges toss Daily Telegraph’s appeal in Geoffrey Rush defamation case
Appeals 2020-07-02 9:37 am By Alison Eveleigh

Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found it defamed Geoffrey Rush in articles that accused the Oscar-winning […]

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Royal commission docs can be used in HarperCollins deep sleep defamation case
Defamation 2020-06-10 3:47 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A judge has given the green light for HarperCollins to use several documents from a royal commission in its defence of defamation proceedings brought against […]

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Wagner family wins $3.7M defamation payout over 60 Minutes report
Defamation 2019-11-22 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent Queensland family has won almost $3.7 million in damages after a court found the Nine Network was “recklessly indifferent” to the truth of […]

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Judge was open to doubt Rush accuser’s credibility, appeals court hears
Appeals 2019-11-05 10:21 pm By Hannah Gee

The judge who sided with Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Daily Telegraph was not wrong to find the newspaper’s primary witness, actress […]

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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-11-04 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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Geoffrey Rush loses bid to muzzle publisher in defamation case
Defamation 2019-08-28 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Actor Geoffrey Rush has come up short in his bid for an injunction blocking The Daily Telegraph from repeating allegations in the successful defamation case […]

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