Largo, FL asked in Libel & Slander for Florida

Q: My daughters accused of being a racist.

My daughter is being accused of a racist by several kids and they have emailed her attended college that she has been accepted to stating that she should not be allowed to go there and now her admissions is under review. should I file a slander lawsuit? I’m not sure what to do at this point, I have filed a police report

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You cannot file a slander suit;; only your daughter can sue--against the "kids" responsible--not the university. And while I am sure there are lawyers in Florida would be very happy to take your daughter's money and try to do something that is nearly impossible to do: Prove all the elements of "slander" and then try to collect from the kids.

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