Slander is the oral communication of false statements which are harmful to someone’s reputation. Spoken opinions which don't contain statements of fact don't constitute slander. The basic elements of a claim of slander include; 1.defamatory statement 2. published to third parties 3.which the speaker/publisher knew or should have known was false.
Contact a local defamation/slander lawyer to protect your rights and reputation.
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Slander is difficult to prove. As a general rule, if you can prove that she intentionally acted and you suffered harm to your reputation, then you can sue. The challenge is establishing damages
The tort of slander is alive and well in North Carolina. To sue someone for slander, you (or your attorney) must initiate a lawsuit by filing a complaint alleging sufficient facts to satisfy every element of the tort.
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