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Defamation Pleadings: Cases Summarized By Injury Attorney

The cases below are a compilation of cases from the Virginia Supreme Court summarized by Brien Roche dealing with the topic of defamation pleadings and the related topic of intentional torts. For more information on defamation see the pages on Wikipedia.

Defamation Pleadings-Cases

1954 Carwile v. Richmond Newspapers, 196 Va. 1, 82 S.E.2d 588.

Use of phrase “malicious lie” is improper and should be stricken from pleadings.

1944 M. Rosenberg & Sons v. Craft, 182 Va. 512, 29 S.E.2d 375.

If special damages are being claimed, then such must be alleged in pleadings and particular damage must be stated otherwise it will not be admissible.

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