Springfield, MA asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Connecticut

Q: Hello, I’m creating a documentary about my life and I want to know if I can be sued for defamation of character.

This will be throughly detailed and I will mainly discuss the mistreatment/negligence I endured from DCF, former foster care parents, medical centers, etc. I’m going to state their full names, locations, etc. I just would like to make sure that I can’t be sued afterwards.

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

A: An attorney who works with authors in the publishing industry could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, there is no controlling whether someone would file a lawsuit if they claim that they have been libeled or slandered. Good luck

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