No. 83-2858.

454 So.2d 612 (1984)

Bob GLICKMAN a/K/a Bob Glick, Appellant, v. Alan POTAMKIN, Appellee.

District Court of Appeal of Florida, Third District.

Rehearing Denied September 7, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frederick C. Sake, Miami, for appellant.

Paige & Catlin and William M. Tuttle, II, Miami, for appellee.


BASKIN, Judge.

In a defamation action, the affirmative defenses of truth, good motive and qualified privilege present factual questions for resolution by the jury. See Curtis Publishing Co. v. Fraser, 209 F.2d 1 (5th Cir.1954); Lewis v. Evans, 406 So.2d 489 (Fla.2d DCA 1981); Drennen v. Westinghouse Electric Corp., 328 So.2d 52 (Fla. 1st DCA 1976). Because appellant asserted these defenses, we find that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment. Holl v. Talcott, 191 So.2d 40 (Fla. 1966).

Reversed and remanded.


1000 Characters Remaining reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

User Comments

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases