Blythe, Karl v Gleaner Company Limited

Case Number: 
2004 HCV- 1671
Date of Delivery: 
12.05.2011

Action for Libel; whether words libelous on their face or by innuendo;

whether if libelous, defendant may avail itself of defence of Qualified

Privilege as extended by Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd;

whether apology made fulfils the terms of section 2 of the Libel and

Slander Act; whether Exemplary or Aggravated Damages appropriate

in this case; whether damages for libel may be updated as in the case

of damages for personal injuries; quantum of damages.

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