All that the attorneys for Overstock.com want is a trial on the company's libel claims. And a trial it seems they'll get. During 75 minutes of oral arguments Tuesday, San Francisco's 1st District Court of Appeal seemed ready to let the online retailer get a full airing of its claims that a financial analysis company and a hedge fund conspired to put it out of business. The court indicated there was evidence even "at this stage of the proceedings" that could substantiate Overstock.com's allegations.
Court's OK Likely in Overstock.com Stock Libel Suit
April 12, 2007
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