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Garrison v. Sun Printing & Publishing Association
New York Court of Appeals
207 N.Y. 1, 100 N.E. 430 (1912)
Sun Printing and Publishing Association (Sun) (defendant) intentionally, willfully, and maliciously published words that defamed Mrs. Garrison. The defamation caused Mrs. Garrison mental distress, which resulted in a physical illness. Mr. Garrison sued Sun to recover for loss of Mrs. Garrison’s services. The trial court dismissed the cause of action, and Mr. Garrison appealed. The appellate division reversed the judgment of the trial court, and Sun appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Hiscock, J.)
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