Defamation

Licensee Suing to Protect His Reputation #213

Legally Speaking

By Gerry NeelyB.A., LL.B. A licensee who found himself the victim of substantial and sustained abusive remarks from a local resident was forced to sue the resident for damages for defamation, in order to protect the licensee’s reputation. Apart from the usual obscenities, the defendant referred to the licensee as, “a scum bag who would