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Defamation of Character

 

Defamation of character, which is the publication of false statements about an individual that cause personal injury to that persons reputation or character. Publication is established when the statement, in writing, orally, or by electronic media, is received by at least one other person. Libel is written defamation, while slander is oral defamation. Both are covered by state laws, which generally require the false statements to be intentional. Proof of the truth of the defamation is generally a complete defense in a civil action for libel or slander. Only factual misrepresentations are considered libel or slander, not expressions of opinion. Please read on to find a slander, defamation or libel attorney or access more information about defamation law here in our libel, slander defamation practice center. Slander and Libel are forms of defamation of character.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal injuries can occur in a wide range of accidents; however leading causes of personal injuries can be attributed to: