Alabama law: Defaming a Business is a Tort:Hughes

David A. Szwak

Alabama law: Defaming a Business is a Tort:Hughes

Postby David A. Szwak » Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:56 pm

76 F.Supp.2d 1312


United States District Court,
M.D. Alabama,
Southern Division.
Max N. HUGHES and Hughes Tire Company, Plaintiffs,
v.
The COOPER TIRE COMPANY, a division of the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, et
al., Defendants.
No. Civ.A. 99-A-1351-S.
Dec. 10, 1999.

Company denied credit sued supplier for, inter alia, defamation. On defendant's motion to dismiss, the District Court, Albritton, Chief Judge, held that Alabama recognizes defamation against business as separate claim from tort of interference with business.
Motion denied.

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