Science writer wins right to appeal against libel ruling over comments on chiropractors

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 15 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4269
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1London

    The science broadcaster and writer Simon Singh has been granted leave to appeal in the libel action brought against him by the British Chiropractic Association.

    In August Dr Singh was refused the right to appeal against a ruling made by Mr Justice Eady, in which he said that an article by Dr Singh for the Guardian newspaper was defamatory and alleged that the association was happy to promote bogus treatments (BMJ 2009;339:b3166, …

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