Libel

Former journalist wins libel case against Sunshine

A High Court judge has award­ed for­mer in­ves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ist Ani­ka Gumbs $255,000 in dam­ages for a se­ries of li­bel­lous ar­ti­cles pub­lished in Sun­shine news­pa­per al­most four years ago.

De­liv­er­ing judg­ment in the San Fer­nan­do Civ­il Court, Jus­tice Na­dia Kan­ga­loo found that the ar­ti­cles amount­ed to an at­tack on Gumbs and made her a pub­lic tar­get.

Judge finds woman guilty of libel stemming from her Facebook posts

Be careful what you post on social media.

This as Justice Frank Seepersad has delivered a landmark judgment in the San Fernando Court in relation to social media posts.

A woman who published defamation claims about a family on Facebook, will now have to compensate her victims.

This morning Justice Seepersad ruled that Jenelle Burke made a series of unsubstantiated libellous statements that caused the family to suffering “shame and embarrassment” since those statements were false and may have been seen by thousands