Law Firm Blog Post About Bias Suit Isn't Defamation

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The Ottinger Law Firm PC did not defame an Ashley Furniture HomeStore owner by penning a blog post about a case in which it represents a former store employee who claims she was fired for being gay, a New Jersey federal judge ruled Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh granted the law firm's motion to dismiss the third-party complaint lodged by Factory Direct of Secaucus LLC, an owner-operator of seven Ashley locations in New York and New Jersey, against the firm in the former employee's...
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