First Circuit Sees Fit To Reject Defamation Claim Arising From Employee Evaluation

04.11.2019 | Law.com

Patrick Dinardo and Christopher Shields co-authored the article, “First Circuit Sees Fit To Reject Defamation Claim Arising From Employee Evaluation,” which was published by Law.com on November 4, 2019.

The article discusses the recent decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit that affirmed the protections of Massachusetts’ conditional privilege afforded to statements made by a psychiatrist to an employer in connection with a fitness for duty evaluation by the psychiatrist.

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