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11th Circ. Frees Paul Weiss From Suit By Ex-Dolphins Coach

Law360, New York (January 18, 2018, 7:28 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Thursday agreed to ax a suit by former Miami Dolphins coach Jim Turner against attorney Ted Wells and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP over an investigative report examining a culture of bullying inside the team, saying that the statements in the report cannot be considered defamatory.

A three-judge panel determined that many of the statements alleged to be defamatory by Turner, a former offensive line coach for the Dolphins, are not actionable because they are merely opinions reached by Wells...
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Case Information

Case Title

James Turner v. Theodore Wells, Jr., et al

Case Number



Appellate - 11th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4320 Assault, Libel, and Slander

Date Filed

August 25, 2016

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