Defamation: Libel & Slander
Defamation of character in the form of libel or slander refers to the fact that a person can suffer an injury to their reputation as a result of untrue statements. The exact nature of what a plaintiff must prove varies depending on who the plaintiff is, and where the statement was made. The average person usually just needs to prove that an untrue negative statement was made and that actual harm (financial loss) came from it. Contact our office today to discuss in further detail.