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DAVID MAZZEO, et al. v. JENNIE FARR-BROCKMAN

Torts — Defamation — Jury instructions

David and Kelly Mazzeo, appellants, filed a complaint for defamation in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against Jennie Farr-Brockman, appellee. The case proceeded to a jury trial and the jury found in favor of appellee. Appellants now appeal, raising five issues, which reduce to two: (1) whether the court erred in allowing appellee to introduce certain exhibits at trial that, they claim, were not provided to them within the deadline set forth in the discovery schedule, and (2) whether the court erred in failing to adequately explain defamation per se to the jury in the jury instructions and the verdict sheet.

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