A defamation (libel and/or slander) lawsuit must be filed within one year after the defendant first communicated each defamatory statement to a person other than the plaintiff. See California Code of Civil Procedure § 340(c).
There are exceptions, but not because a Defendant is out of...Read more »
I had minimal interactions with my co-worker. If we met to discuss issues, there's 3rd staff presented at the same time. The co-worker complained to the management team that I insulted her and blamed her. I told manager let's meet and clarify what she's claiming because my... Read more »
You can file against her, and if you win, you can seek to collect against whatever assets she has that are subject to levy, which, in the case of a co-worker, may not be much. Defamation is not so easy to prove, you have to prove the statements made were FACTS, that she KNEW they were FALSE when...Read more »
An employee that was fired sued the company for wrongful termination and states that I was a liar. I believe I am being defamed. When she sued the company my name was included in the lawsuit. I was given a DISC-001 Interrogatories general form. It has plaintiffs information ad well as JAMS case... Read more »
You cannot sue someone for defamation arising out of allegations in a lawsuit. There is a litigation privilege that would kill your claim as soon as it was filed. Your only possible recourse for being sued and suffering emotional distress from the lawsuit is if you could state a meritorious claim...Read more »
My name is Martin. I would like information in regards to filing a defamataion case against my employer. I have received final vacation pay and my employee status on ADP states "Terminated". I have not received any paper work from my employer. I believe that the termination... Read more »
Let's say I got in a minor car accident and the other driver is acting angry and possibly violent. Could you keep driving (essentially making it a hit and run) because you felt unsafe to pull over and get out of the car? Is there a legal way to do this? Like calling the cops to explain the... Read more »
"Assumptions are the mother of all Foul ups." If you are assuming that the other driver would react violently and just take off, you are at fault for a hit and run. BUT, if you pull over with your windows up and the other driver makes any kind of overt act of violence, you would be...Read more »
Judge told me "You can sue a ham sandwich." But if you want to win, you have to have a recognizable claim. Insufficient information to determine. What is your damage? What is your relationship to the people on the Order? Are you named on the Order? Why were you served? Like many...Read more »
Sorry, but sending an unaltered picture of you at work is not defamation. There is nothing unlawful about a co-worker sending a picture of you resting to the boss. Whistleblowing is a very defined protection. Telling the boss about others sleeping at work will not get you whistleblower...Read more »
As Yoda said: "Do or do not. But, threaten you shall not." Extortion is the making of a threat to disclose personal or damaging information in order to gain an advantage. As for libel or slander, "Truth is an absolute defense" so if what you post is true and you can prove it,...Read more »
I worked for a real estate agency. My boss is attempting to sue me, claiming that I deleted files off the computer. He also claims he owns my business (A Marketing Agency) as I opened it while working for him.
There is an alarm code history in which it has me registered for going in 5 days... Read more »
Suggest you change the name on your marketing agency to a new dba, sounds like it is a sole proprietorship. The chain of events is a little problematic. NEVER, NEVER keep your personal files on a company computer, the computer is not yours, and actually your removal of those files from the...Read more »
Hi me and my mom currently have a homeless youth living in our home. Last night we got into an argument and she began secretly recording me. She then picked up her phone and pointed it directly at me to show she was recording me. Although I kept speaking with the phone directed at me, I do not wish... Read more »
There is no legal way to prevent her from doing anything in the future. Both you and your mom can confront her peacefully, and let her know that recording you or taking photos without your permission and consent could lead to her having to leave the premises without warning or notice. Best thing to...Read more »
DVRO expired last week against my TWIN sister, but thought a year off would quell hatred/slanderous behavior so allowed lapse. As soon as expired, she began phoning and emailing my current employer (new job) with statements of "employee has history or suing former employers to extort money... Read more »
We had a dispute with her (business owner - runs a cake service from home - not sure if its registered) about services rendered and pay. We reached out to her several times asking for a resolution but she kept abusing us and threatened to complaint at our workplace. When we told her she legally... Read more »
You have a multitude of problems and a defamation claim will not solve all of them. Re: the defamation- you have to prove the falsity of whatever facts were said about you, if it is an opinion, you don't have a case; you must also prove up that you incurred damages as a direct result of the...Read more »
I hired a web developer for my company's website. For the past 2 years he was the only one with access to the editing tools and the domain, until recently where we discovered accessing the site through a mobile device would redirect you to spam sites, sometimes pornographic, and we asked him... Read more »
It isn't clear from your question or the sites you posted this question to, exactly what it is that you want. First, you need a new developer to clean your site and correct these problems, close all backdoors and shut out the old developer. Is this criminal? Probably not, but I am not a...Read more »
Stating the employees at my store endangering his home, Calling me a racist , saying he is going to sue the store and employees because they are friends with "Drug Gangs" (I have no idea what he is talking about). and a lot more.
he also claims to be a Ordained Priest of the... Read more »
I was let go because of false accusations made my a third party from my job. My boss refused to pay me because of an outstanding loan because he applied it to that. I told him he can’t do such and I would file a wage claim. Once he received the conference notice he filed a police report saying I... Read more »
Yes and No. Anyone can threaten to file or file a lawsuit. That does not mean the lawsuit has merit. There is a balance between free speech and false statements that is at the heart of these online review cases. If you are truthful and accurate in your statements they would have a hard case,...Read more »
Safeway security guard in San Francisco banged on bathroom door accuse me of stealing and being a thief said he was calling the police to tell my van and I was selling drugs in the parking lot none of this was true then a separate guard grabbed me from behind pick me up place me outside the store... Read more »
Possibly yes. Possibly no. It depends on the circumstances. If you were reasonably suspected of being a thief, the store has certain rights to use reasonable force to effect a citizen's arrest. If you were arguably a danger to store personnel or patrons, they had a right to use reasonable...Read more »
becuase i cant work on the 22 I was told I owe 250 in which the manager wouldn't give me my receipts because I would get lawyer then the police were called to remove me I told them what happened they said to be out by the next day and left thats when the hotel manager said she was wrong I owed... Read more »
I can't even make out what your question is. You can't go anywhere due to the coronavirus restrictions, so just stay where you are. The hotel will get paid eventually by the government, so there's no reason to worry about anything.
Always be polite with the police. And try to...Read more »
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