Richmond, VA asked in Personal Injury, Libel & Slander and Small Claims for Virginia

Q: A local store had a picture on door of a fellow citizen and my name under the picture so I explained it wasn't me

They took it down put a bigger one up next day it has ruined my job and life what can be done

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Viriginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. If the posting is false and harmful, it could fall under defamation laws. If it doesn't involve falsehood (or certain public records) there could other issues, such as privacy or false light. You could reach out to a local attorney to discuss how to handle in the best and most cost-effective manner. Good luck

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