Actions for verbal injury

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Considers the Outer House ruling in Barratt International Resorts Ltd v Barratt Owners Group on harm to business relations. Discusses the nature of actions for verbal injury including allegations against a person's title to property or against his business and public hatred, contempt and ridicule cases.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)390-395
Number of pages5
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2003


  • verbal injury
  • defamation
  • civil law
  • scots law
  • contempt cases


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