I had a disagreement with a shopkeeper in a town about two hours from my home. Through the internet, she has sent my photo and name to a local shop similar to hers. This shop in my town (who I have never had any issues with) has my photo and name on display saying I am a thief.
Defamation is any type of emotional or psychological personal injury that occurs when someone intentionally harms another’s character or reputation.
Libel is the written or visual defamation of another person’s character. False statements can damage someone’s reputation, so it is a type of personal injury.
by attorney Panda Lynn Kroll
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