BBB Urges Texas High Court Not To Revive Atty's Libel Suit

Law360, Dallas (November 19, 2013, 7:08 PM EST) -- The Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan Dallas Inc. on Monday asked the Texas Supreme Court to leave intact a ruling that tossed a Dallas attorney’s defamation suit, saying a 2011 law intended to protect free speech was properly applied to the case.

Lloyd Ward of Lloyd Ward & Associates PC has asked the court to review an intermediate appellate decision holding that the BBB’s “F” rating of his practice and a negative review were covered by the Texas Citizens Participation Act, passed in 2011 to combat...
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