Dallas Morning News Must Face Libel Suit Over Pharma Series

Law360, New York (May 26, 2017, 8:12 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Dallas Morning News can't exit a libel suit brought against it by the owners of a compounding pharmacy, finding that a series the paper ran on the industry may have erroneously implied their business was under federal investigation.

The Texas Second Court of Appeals ruled that Lewis and Richard Hall, who both owned a compounding pharmacy business consisting of RXpress Pharmacies and Xpress Compounding, had demonstrated under the Texas Citizens' Participation Act that statements by the Dallas Morning News within a series that referred to their compounding pharmacy business may have been...

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