In Pippen Defamation Suit, 7th Circ. Considers Recklessness

Law360, Chicago (April 19, 2013, 3:04 PM EDT) -- During arguments Friday in former NBA star Scottie Pippen's bid to revive his defamation lawsuit against CBS Interactive Inc. and others, Seventh Circuit judges asked how the athlete could allege the defendants were reckless, not just negligent, when they inaccurately reported he went bankrupt.

Pippen's attorney, Arthur S. Gold of the Law Offices of Gold & Associates Ltd., told the three-judge panel that CBS, NBC Universal Media LLC, Mint Software Inc. and other media outlets targeted by the former Chicago Bulls player had reported the erroneous...
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