Enviros Cleared Of Defamation For Huffington Post BP Blog
Law360, New York (February 14, 2017, 8:00 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts appeals court on Tuesday sank Cardno ChemRisk LLC’s defamation suit against two environmentalists who lambasted the scientific consulting firm in a blog post on the Huffington Post over its assessment that cleanup workers didn’t face dangerous chemical exposure after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, holding the activists were protected under the First Amendment.
The decision reverses a lower court’s order that originally denied Cherri Foytlin and Karen Savage’s bid to kill the suit, which accused the pair of defaming the firm in an article that criticized the company’s science concerning the toxic aftermath of the BP oil spill on...
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