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Court Revives Sarah Palin Defamation Claim Against New York Times

New York Times Co. must face a defamation lawsuit by former Alaska governor Sarah Palin over an editorial that linked her to the shooting of Arizona lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords, a federal appeals court said. The ruling is a win for …

Lexington Product Recall Insurance Covers Celebrity Endorsement Risks

American International Group Inc.’s (AIG) Lexington Insurance has introduced Celebrity Product RecallResponse, a new insurance product designed to help customers respond to risks from a celebrity endorser’s public fall from grace, scandal or unexpected death. Celebrity Product RecallResponse covers certain …

Blogger Defends Against Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader’s Defamation Claim

A gossip website operator defended himself in court this week against a defamation lawsuit by arguing that a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader featured in posts on the site is a public figure. Hooman Karamian, who goes by the name Nik …