MD's $2.5-million libel award upheld

Sullivan, Patrick
March 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p794
Academic Journal
Reports that the Supreme Court of Canada denied the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) leave to appeal a lower-court ruling which awarded Dr. Frans Leenen money in libel damages, costs, and interest. Depiction of Leenen on the television program 'the fifth estate'; Issue of the safety of the drug nifedipine.


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