Court Revives Tort Firm's Case Against AIG

Law360, New York (April 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by a tort law firm against American International Group Inc., ruling Wednesday that discovery issues remain unresolved in a case in which the insurer was allegedly behind a defamatory online posting meant to deter potential clients.

A two-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit vacated a lower court's summary judgment grant in favor of AIG, saying that an appeals court was not the right forum to address such discovery disputes, and remanded the...
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