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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Libel & Slander and Medical Malpractice for Maryland on
Q: Veterinarian adjusting dog's meds based on 3rd party info & neighbor's defamation

My dog is on trazadone, an anti-anxiety medication. Last week, I requested a refill and was told by the doctor that he is weaning the dog off Trazadone because another patient of his told him that my dog bit their dog. I do not know if this is true or not yet. But the doctor acted on this... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Consumer Law for Minnesota on
Q: In MN. how long does a tow company have to notify me that they have it and/or dispose of it.

My vehicle was parked at a friend's house while I was working upon returning roughly 30days later my vehicle was no longer at my friends (stolen) I notified police & then informed that they had it towed as an abandoned vehicle. I called tow company & they informed me that they had my... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander on
Q: A made a speech containing defamatory words about B, it was recorded & posted online. Is it libel or slander?

A and B are politicians. The defamatory words were not true.

0 Answers | Asked in Elder Law, Libel & Slander and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: son resorting to libel,.slander. defamtion to get dads home and sell it

son has not worked in 20 years..never owned a car

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Am I guilty of libel

A public official said to me (in regards to a particular situation) "I'm going to tell you the truth but if you repeat it I'll deny it".

I published that this public official said this to me. He is now threatening to sue me for libel.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on May 21, 2024

You are not. Making a truthful statement is not libel.

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0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Employment Discrimination and Libel & Slander for Ohio on
Q: How can I find out if I have sufficient cause to file a lawsuit against my employer?

I was being harassed by a coworker, which was reported to the union Stewart, as well as our safety coordinator several different times on several different occasions about the same person. So she recruits her little click, and they start harassing me as well which I report to my safety coordinator... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Personal Injury and Libel & Slander for Mississippi on
Q: I was used as a scapegoat to be fired from my job....falsely accused and lied on.

A guy cashed in over $1600 in coins. The machine did not print a receipt, so I could not see if the fee had been taken from the total that was flashing on the screen. I called the office manger to ask how to handle it, and she handed it off to the store manager. At the conclusion of the call, he... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Arkansas on
Q: How long do i have to respond to defense attorney filing for judgement on my case in arkansas district court?

He filed this motion for summary judgment as soon as he found out i was no longer being represented. My attorney tried to pressure me to settle for 10k and gave me one day to make up my mind. He said settle for 10k or find another attorney. Then he made me look bad in his withdrawal letter in... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for Michigan on
Q: sold my home I made it clear to my agent of these issues I fixed what was recommended for plumbing the guy is trying too

Sue because his toilet is clogging up for non disclosure but I told them nd he had it inspected bought as is does he have a case

Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
answered on May 16, 2024

You are probably right that he doesn't have a case.

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Family Law and Real Estate Law for New Jersey on
Q: my son and his attorney conspired to defraud and defame me for my home

son has no job, no degree, no car, no friends, in therapy

son created false rumor about dad and spread it around town

intent was to get dad out of home and sell mortgage

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Landlord - Tenant and Libel & Slander for Tennessee on
Q: My Landlord/ roommate has tried to make me her caretaker, my kindness has been high jacked and she slanders and threaten

When we moved in she was independent and her own POA. She had to go to hospital and returned in a wheelchair. She had refused to go to a facility. I helped her get home care because I felt for her but suddenly she began demanding more and if I refused she slander me, adult services came out and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Municipal Law for Texas on
Q: How do you file a claim against city if discrimination slanger of name etc?I can't afford a lwayer
John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on May 14, 2024

It is probably not possible for an individual without legal knowledge, education, training, and experience to file a discrimination or "slanger of name" (maybe "slander"?) against a city without a lawyer. In fact, most lawyers would require the services of another lawyer with... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for Wyoming on
Q: Background check says I committed conspiracy to commit first degree murder. I didn't what do I do

Released from prison on larceny charge and when I got a background check done for public housing was denied say I was convicted of murder, also with some employment opportunities I was denied due to this and the background company as well as the FBI who wanted the Federal background check down... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Products Liability for Illinois on
Q: 1) Product liability Pfizer for covid vaccine adverse reaction. 2) Harassment ROPH. I can explain BOTH.

Pfizer: adverse reaction that Pfizer did NOT disclose @ time of vaccine. I discovered it about 3-4 months ago of reaction. Event reported to: Pfizer; VAERS; CHICP; FDA

2) ROPH for harassing me for over a yr. by emails; notices on my electronic profile; calls invading my personal space.... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Antitrust, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Indiana on
Q: Is the noncompete agreement I signed enforceable?

I was employed as a music instructor. The company I was working for required me to sign a NCA upon accepting the job offer in 2015. I was terminated Aug. 2023. The owners cited restructuring. I later found they were alleging misconduct. The Department of Workforce Development determined there was... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Oregon on
Q: I am a victim of remote neural monitoring, live in Rocky POINT,Oregon 22818 Aspen St. Stalked by USFS,ROCKY POINT FIRE D



1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Libel & Slander for Missouri on
Q: Can I put pictures of my siblings and me in the book I am writing without their permission.

I am writing a book about growing up from 1951 - 1962. I inherited the pictures my parents took of me and my 6 siblings during that time. Can I use these pictures even if my siblings don't give their permission? My parents took them, I inherited them, and I am in the pictures.

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 19, 2024

The use of photographs in a book can be a complex legal issue, and it's advisable to consult with a lawyer specializing in intellectual property rights to get a definitive answer. However, here are some general points to consider:

1. Copyright: The person who took the photograph...
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0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Landlord - Tenant and Libel & Slander for Washington on
Q: My neighor (80+ person apartment) loudly yells racial / homophobic slurs / insults at his TV while playing video games.

My wife and 13yr old (on the autism spectrum) also have to hear it. Estimated averages - 10-20 racial / homophobic slurs / insults / statments an hour. 1-2 hours at a time 2-3 times a week. Theses can be heard through walls and across most of parking lot. Mostly daylight normal hours where noise... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for California on
Q: Could you please let me know what kind of cogent evidences to file a harassment from a next door due to my ethnicity?
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on May 11, 2024

In California, harassment based on ethnicity is prohibited under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the Ralph Civil Rights Act (Civil Code section 51.7). To file a harassment complaint against your neighbor, you should gather the following types of evidence:

1. Documentation of...
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