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How do I bring a lawsuit for internet defamation and libel?

I wish to file an Internet Libel Suit. Do you have a form for this? How about for False Light Defamation? Instructions?Thank You

10/02/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Illinois   |   #18897

What remedies are available for damage to my reputation from a false accusation?

Can one sue another for a false accusation that could result in a negative impact on ones occupation and how such negative comments heard by a client may negatively effect client's perception of the provider. Also whom is in charge of assuring code of conduct is followed by employees of state and federal agencies.

09/30/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Maryland   |   #18878

What are the Remedies for Defamation in Idaho?

I am being slandered and defamed by emails by an individual who is forwarding copies simultaneously to multiple 'other' individuals defaming me in a spurious manner. The latest example is one of 20 other such emails in the past 4 months. I have made a formal (archived) request for her to remove my name from her 'group' email address book and she continues the barrage. Specif...

09/16/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Idaho   |   #18650

What are defenses to slander?

If a statement made under oath in a court proceeding is proven to be perjury, and can be proven as slander also; is this statement protected from a slander lawsuit or considered privileged in any fashion?

07/31/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: New Mexico   |   #17888

Can someone publish a book on your life without your consent?

I was interviewed by someone writing a book. My understanding was that the purpose of the interview was to collect people's thoughts on the topic of her book (in this case the idea of being 'wrong') In the context of the conversation I unwittingly disclosed many personal details of my life. She has now written my life story, in the context of one of the chapters, with graphic...

05/10/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: New York   |   #16627

Can someone put up a sign in their front yard saying someone is a child predator?

Can someone put up a sign in their front yard saying someone is a child predator, is it their right under the 1st amendment? This is what the police have told me, is it true?

04/29/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: California   |   #16439

What can I do to make my ex husband stop discussing my personal character in a negative way?

Can I file Harassment charges against my ex-husband for constant verbal abuse, excessive certified letters, and constant threats against my personal character to be discussed with my children?

04/29/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: ALL   |   #16426

What can I do if someone is spreading rumors and causing emotional distress to my family?

I have an in-law that has spread gossip, true, somewhat true etc.: At my social events, my place of work, church....anywhere she might. This has caused severe emotional trauma to me and others in my family. Can this be a suable situation?

04/29/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Ohio   |   #16397

What can I do if I feel I was discriminated against at work?

What would be the course of action for a written reprimand given to an employee that contained untrue statements, slander, defamation of character and threatening gestures (pointing of finger in face)?

04/27/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Virginia   |   #16141

What can my wife do if she is being discriminated agsinst at her employment?

My wife, a teacher with over 20 years experience, has been working at a local private school for five years. The Headmaster's wife works in the English department with her. This very powerful woman has been 'mentoring' a well-below average student who is in my wife's class, and who consistently refuses to do the work, which forces my wife to give him low grades. The success of ...

04/07/2009   |   Category: Civil Actions » Defamation   |   State: Indiana   |   #15903
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