Category Archives: Defamation of Character

Proving Libel or Slander in a Defamation Lawsuit

What protection do we have against those who wish to harm us, not physically, but in terms of our reputation and personal contentment? The answer: defamation laws. Defamation laws are set to protect individuals and entities (i.e. companies, organizations, corporations, … Continue reading

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The Legal Concepts Surrounding Libel, Slander, and Defamation of Character

When someone’s words, whether written or spoken, causes harm to another person’s reputation or source of revenue, it is a civil wrong referred to as defamation. This area of the law provides relief for those victimized by defamatory statements, which … Continue reading

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Defining Defamation of Character

The term “Defamation of character” describes a situation in which a false statement or accusation is mentioned or written as fact about a person, and subsequently causes suffering and damage to that persons reputation. Defamation is also referred to as … Continue reading

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