Neurologist wins $385,000 defamation damages over boxing match claims

A Sydney neurologist has been awarded $385,000 damages for defamation in a case against a media outlet that wrongly implied he had acted incompetently in his role as a ringside doctor at a boxing match. Dr John O’Neill, a consultant neurologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, sued Fairfax over articles that falsely imputed he had ‘recklessly’ ...

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