Jupiter, FL asked in Uncategorized for Florida

Q: The owner of a marketing company I hired called me a Jezebel publicly in an email to 8 men. Legally what can I do?

The marketing company did not deliver of services we paid for. Instead of staying on topic, he started insulting me to others and publically like Jezebel, a Feminist terrorist. Mind you I've only interacted 4 times with him over the year. The owner has almost entirely worked with my male business partner.

Florida has a law 836.04 defamation that is specific to women.

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: You might be able to sue for defamation, but keep in mind that you would have to be able to prove damages. Florida Statute 836.04 is interesting; I doubt that any prosecutions based on it are made pursuant to it, in this day and age.

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