Current Pending Cases – Civil

Bill Charles v. Donna McQueen (TPPA Issues)

Style: Bill Charles v. Donna McQueen

TSC Docket Number: M2021-00878-SC-R11-CV

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Summary by the Court of Appeals:

This case involves a lawsuit alleging claims of defamation and false light arising from an online review. In response to the lawsuit, the defendant filed a petition under the Tennessee Public Participation Act to dismiss the lawsuit. The trial court ultimately granted the petition and dismissed the case. For the reasons stated herein, we affirm in part and reverse in part.

Permission to Appeal Granted: March 9, 2023

Appellants’ Briefs Filed: May 8, 2023

Appellees’ Briefs Filed: July 7, 2023

Appellants’ Reply Brief Filed: July 20, 2023

Appellees’ Reply Brief Filed: August 3, 2023

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Oral Argument Date: October 4, 2023

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