The managers bf slander my name ..after he excused me of steeling a weed eater the basically has got me evicted ...I was working at my place of residence to pay my rent and because things weren't going the way he want he made up stuff and told the owner that I took a weed eater and God only knows what else ...and as of today he is no longer living here with the manager because he flipped out and beat the manager up and went to jail ...don't know if a any chargers were filed ...is there anything I can do ,oh and I have about 50 text messages from him about everything I just tried to explain...
Maybe, but think about it. You sue this guy and if you win how are you going to collect from a guy in jail and who likely does not have any assets to his name that you could collect against. Defamation is a difficult thing to prove, and opinions are never going to be the basis for a defamation claim. Maybe you could win, but to do so will require you to prove what he said with competent evidence. Unless the manager is willing to testify as to what precisely was said, you lose.
Think about it. As good as it would feel to sue this guy, it is likely a waste of your time and money.
Good luck to you.
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