Tag: defamation of character

Forum Selection for Your Defamation Suit Considering Anti-SLAPP Laws

We are going to talk a little bit today about forum selection for filing your defamation lawsuit, in consideration of forums with anti-SLAPP laws. Before we discover what anti-SLAPP laws are, let’s discuss the meaning of SLAPP. A SLAPP lawsuit is technically called a strategic lawsuit against public participation. A SLAPP lawsuit is a suit […]

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Taking Down Defamatory Post on Facebook

Facebook has recently updated their Community Standards for posting on its website. Such things as nudity, such as fully exposed buttocks and female breast including showing the nipple (unless breastfeeding), revenge porn, hate speech, self-injury, dangerous organizations, bullying, harassment, criminal activity, sexual violence and exploitation, or violence and graphic content will not be allowed.

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How Does the Court Decide Whether Something is Defamatory?

How does the trial court decide whether or not the statements are defamatory?

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How to Prove Defamation of Character on the Internet

Defamation of character claims can be challenging, but here’s what you need to know about what you have to prove in order to establish internet defamation or defamation of character on the web. In order to show that there is a defamation that has occurred, you have to prove that there was a false statement […]

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Actions for Victims of Defamation

Well, Matt, the first steps that we normally recommend is to have the victim of internet defamation provide us with the defamatory posts and their explanations why they believe the posting is defamatory.  So, the first thing that we do is to identify all of the postings that are at issue.  And then, with the […]

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Business Defamation and Damages

…we are all familiar with defamation which occurs against individuals, in other words, when an individual is subject to both a false and defamatory statement which is untrue.   But in the business world, business defamation occurs quite frequently among competitors and otherwise.  For instance, an advertisement that is both false and defamatory, that is suggestive […]

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What is a Defamation of Character Assessment?

Welcome to Defamation Law Radio. Internet defamation of character is as easy to perpetuate as a blog post, Facebook update, rating submission, or a forum comment.  Your online reputation is measured by the websites return as Google search results.  Do you know what people are saying and writing about you? Welcome to Traverse Legal Radio.  […]

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How to Identify an Anonymous Internet User

Welcome to Defamation Law Radio. Internet defamation of character is as easy to perpetuate as a blog post, Facebook update, rating submission, or a forum comment.  Your online reputation is measured by the websites return as Google search results.  Do you know what people are saying and writing about you? This is Brian Hall an […]

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Is Truth a Valid Defense to a Claim of Internet Defamation?

Welcome to Defamation Law Radio. Internet defamation of character is as easy to perpetuate as a blog post, Facebook update, rating submission, or a forum comment.  Your online reputation is measured by the websites return as Google search results.  Do you know what people are saying and writing about you? Welcome to Defamation Law Radio, […]

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A Defamation of Character Claim Requires a False Statement of Fact

Welcome to Defamation Law Radio. Internet defamation of character is as easy to perpetuate as a blog post, Facebook update, rating submission, or a forum comment.  Your online reputation is measured by the websites return as Google search results.  Do you know what people are saying and writing about you? Has someone posted a defamatory […]

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