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Damages    July 28, 2017  
Lili Chel v Fairfax Media & Vanda Carson (No 7)

Seven years after a Sun Herald story, a former Kings Cross nightclub owner gets $100,000 damages … It was a “baseless” allegation and a “serious” defamation to say she didn’t prevent drink spiking and allowed “on stage sex” at The Rouge, says NSW Supreme Court Justice Robert Beech-Jones ... more

Damages    July 15, 2017  
Gabriella Piscioneri v Toni Whitaker

Judgment entered for a solicitor plaintiff results in modest damages of $7500 over two comments posted on an opinion website which were read by (possibly) two people … Damages are mitigated by a previous award for the same website ... more

Damages    June 30, 2017  
Damian Sheales v The Age & Ors

Criminal and sports barrister gets $175,000 damages over defamatory article in The Age and online … The articles were “completely unfair” and aggravated damages apply because of the journalist’s “unwarranted personal attack” ... more

Damages    June 12, 2017  
Dr Munjed Al Muderis v Rodney Duncan & Anor

Pioneering Sydney orthopaedic surgeon garners $480,000 damages from two defendants over “a most vicious and vituperative series of publications” ... NSW Supreme Court Justice Stephen Rothman also proposes a permanent injunction and orders costs on an indemnity basis ... more

Damages    May 9, 2017  
Katie Milne v Bob Ell

“Tit-for-tat” defamation action brought by Greens councillor against property developer results in damages of $45,000 after comment defence fails … NSW Supreme Court Justice Stephen Rothman describes it as a “direct and fundamental attack on the suitability of the plaintiff for public office” ... more