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GRANADA BIOSCIENCES, INC. v. FORBES, INC., 01-0788

Trial court's entry of summary judgment for defendants is reinstated. Plaintiffs presented no evidence that defamatory statements were published with actual malice, as is required to prevail on business disparagement claims.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/15/2003
  • Decided 12/19/2003
  • Published 12/19/2003

Judges

  • Justice O'NEILL delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice PHILLIPS, Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, Justice JEFFERSON, Justice SMITH, Justice WAINWRIGHT, and Justice BRISTER joined.

Court

  • Supreme Court of Texas

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Peter D. Kennedy,David H. Donaldson Jr., George & Donaldson, L.L.P., Austin, for petitioner., Thomas S. Leatherbury, Vinson & Ekins, L.L.P., Dallas, for amicus curiae.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael D. Sydow, Ralph S. Carrigan, Sydow, Kormanik, Carrigan & Eckerson, L.L.P., Houston, for respondent.
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