I can't find RCW statutes for Libel and Slander online (Chapter 9.58.020 RCW) . The statutes have apparently been repealed by 2009 c 88 § 1. What does that mean? Is it no longer possible to sue for Libel and Slander? What statutes are now being used for libel and slander cases?
Lawsuit / Dispute Attorney
The basic elements of a claim of defamation include; 1.false statement of fact2. published to third parties 3.which the speaker/publisher knew or should have known was false. Contact a local defamation lawyer in your city to protect your rights and reputation.
Personal Injury Lawyer
The criminal libel statute cited was repealed. A civil defamation lawsuit is still possible.