Legal Advice for “Libel / Slander” — 13 results
Written by attorney Andrew Myers, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Defamation is language that injures the good name or reputation of another person.
If the statements complained about are designed to be read, its libel. Slander involves the spoken... more
Written by attorney Matthew Donaldson, over 2 years ago.
The Law of Slander and Libel
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never harm me. This statement can be far from true. Be aware that name calling, under certain strict... more
Written by attorney Scott Hughes, over 2 years ago.
Private individuals as well as public figures may sue others when there is a substantial danger to his or her reputation as a result of anothers written or spoken defamation.
Written by attorney Stuart Address, over 3 years ago.
Defamation is the general cause of action for when someone makes a false statement of fact about another person. Libel is the written form of defamation; something published in writing.... more
Written by attorney Lars A. Lundeen, about 5 years ago.
Publication to the Plaintiff Alone is Not Actionable. Defamation must be communicated to someone other than the Plaintiff. Statements uttered directly to the Plaintiff (in letters, phone... more
Written by attorney Kenneth Chyten, about 5 years ago.
Slander Is a False Publication In Written Form Libel is a false and unprivileged publication, made in writing, or in some other visible form, which exposes the plaintiff to hatred,... more
Written by Avvo Staff, almost 7 years ago.
Libel and slander are forms of defamation. Defamation is when someone intentionally lies about you and harms your reputation. Libel is written defamation and slander is spoken defamation.... more
Written by attorney Vincent White, over 3 years ago.
Generally speaking, defamation is the issuance of a false statement about
another person, which causes that person to suffer harm. Slander involves
the making of... more
Written by attorney Mark S Guralnick, over 5 years ago.
Defamation Defamation refers to a false statement made against another party, which is published, broadcast or otherwise circulated to third parties. It is not necessary to say "... more
Written by attorney Jeremiah Hodges, over 4 years ago.
Was the statement or publication slanderous, defamatory, and/or libelous? The first thing I always ask a potential client with these types of cases is what was said or printed. Often... more