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May 3 2018

Defamation, Libel and Slander

#defamation, #libel #and #slander # Defamation, Libel and Slander Not all torts result in bodily harm. Some cause harm to a person’s reputation instead. Defamation is the general tort that encompasses statements that damage one’s reputation. There are different forms of defamation, including libel and slander. The difference between libel and slander is simply whether the statements are written (libel) or spoken (slander). If a person suffers injury to his or her reputation as a result of another person’s statements, he or she can sue under the theory of defamation. FindLaw’s Defamation, Libel and Slander section provides resources explaining how …

Jan 30 2018

Defamation, Libel, and Slander: Key Elements of a Claim

#what #is #the #difference #between #libel #and #slander # Defamation, Libel, and Slander: Key Elements of a Claim Defamation, libel, and slander: we have all heard of these legal terms, but what do they actually mean? In general, a defamatory statement is a false statement of fact that is negligently or intentionally communicated or published to a third party, and that causes injury or damage to the subject of the statement. Libel and slander are different types of defamation. Libel is a written defamatory statement, and slander is an oral defamatory statement. Read on to learn more about the key …