Libel & Slander Questions & Answers

Q: My aunt on behalf of my grandfather filed for cpo in order to evict during the hearing it was established that she had

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for District of Columbia on
Answered on Jul 26, 2017

Have a lawyer review these complex facts and allegations with a fine-toothed comb to determine your rights and obligations. You might have a basis for suit if you were illegally defamed or maliciously prosecuted. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice...
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Q: My nursing license was disciplined for something I DID NOT DO, based on an anonymous complaint, from a retaliation.

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Business Law and Employment Law for California on
Answered on Jul 25, 2017

You can hire an attorney to defend you in the licensing disciplinary action against you. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal...
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Q: Can a person get arrested for making false claims about child abuse?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for Georgia on
Answered on Jul 23, 2017

It sounds like a crime, and possibly is a crime. Various statutes control such harassing behavior, even if it is being done to another party. If you have a criminal defense lawyer, ask him or her about whether the attorney will assist you in presenting this set of facts to the District Attorney for the county where this reporting is being made. The State agency is likely sick and tired of wasting their resources, and time, too.

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Q: Am I liable for medical bills since I accidentally hooked someone while fishing on pier?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Florida on
Answered on Jul 21, 2017

You could be held liable for causing injury to the person. If you were negligent in some manner, a case or cause of action can be brought against you. The conduct at issue does not need to be purposeful for there to be a cause of action.
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Q: Can I sue for damages for defamation of character?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

Yes, you can. However, winning defamation cases is difficult, as opinion and the truth are defenses. Plus, it is hard to prove the damages, as in how much would you be owed. Lastly, collecting any money from a judgment can be difficult, unless the person has money or assets.
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Q: Facebook and cps false allegations made of drugs and child abuse as well as residency. Proof of being false. What's next

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Child Custody, Small Claims and Libel & Slander for Indiana on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

You may have a claim, but these types of claims are not only extremely difficult to prove, they also rarely pay out as there is no insurance and most individuals don't have the money to pay a substantial verdict. You also have to show the economic harm that these statements have caused, which is quite difficult.
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Q: I don't understand the difference between libel and slander. Can you explain it?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

Libel is written defamation, and slander is spoken defamation. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child...
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Q: Expungement. A neighbor filed a civil TRO which was NOT granted by the Judge . I would like this taken off docket.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Domestic Violence and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

If the civil TRO case was dismissed, what's the problem? I hear no legal basis to remove this case from the public record, though. Expungements relate to certain criminal matters only. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I...
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Q: How does the author of a website which criticizes bad property investments defend against damage suits?

2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

There is no way to be completely shielded from being sued. Any fool can sue you. Here's what you can do.

1. Buy insurance to cover the claims. Remember that insurance provides two separate benefits, a defense attorney, and money for damages won against you (if the conduct was not unlawful, just negligent). No one should be in business and be uninsured.

2. Don't do business with people you don't know.

3. Your lawyer will defend you by invoking laws you don't know...
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Q: A local town police officer has continually told my girlfriend I have gps tracking on her can I sue for defamation

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

This definitely would make for an interesting slander case against the officer and potentially the police department since he is arguably abusing his position as a police officer. Email me privately if you want to discuss further.
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Q: Pictureposted in public by pub/servant like a bolo w/ss# on it. What law/statutes R they breaking?What recourse do i hav

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Florida on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017

The facts you state are not sufficient to form an answer.

You need to consult with an attorney in the Miami are and shoe the attorney this paper that was posted.
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Q: Is stealing my pics of me and posting them with defamating remarks on her personal Instagram a pursuable legal issue?

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 14, 2017

You can contact instagram to ask them to take it down. You may be able to sue for defamation and privacy violations, depending on the facts. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the...
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Q: If I think my husbands death was in part due to his families incomplete knowledge of his medical history due to failure

1 Answer | Asked in Libel & Slander, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death on
Answered on Jul 13, 2017

Looks to me like the statute of limitations is long gone. To be sure speak with a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers. For what it's worth, I don't know that they had a duty to include you though it would have been the moral/ethical/religious thing to do.
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Q: Is it illegal to bother a dog walker when they are at work? Can I sue a man for lying to managment to get me kicked out?

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

See my prior reply. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does...
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Q: Upon counter suing for alleged grand larceny, could you use a name of a person and get them involved?

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Libel & Slander for New York on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

That sounds irrelevant. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AEesq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer...
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Q: How to get a Terroristic Act that someone else admitting to doing at the trial, sealed from my record?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for Arkansas on
Answered on Jul 12, 2017

If it is a misdemeanor conviction you have at least 90 days of waiting after you file for the expungement (in this case, a seal) before it is granted, if it even would be with pending charges. If it is a felony then you might have other issues you will run into that will prevent you from sealing it.

Hire a lawyer and have them figure it out.
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Q: How do I prove a resident in a building i walk dogs in is actually Harassing me? Would a hidden cam filing him be proof?

2 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander and Criminal Law for New York on
Answered on Jul 11, 2017

Unfortunately approximately 1 of every 25 or 4 out of 100 people in the U.S. is sociopathic or suffers with what is called a complex personality disorder. This person could be one.

If they are stay away or apply for a protective order if you have a reasonable safety fear or issue. The problem with that option is that a judge may not feel comfortable ordering a person to leave their own residence when you do your job. More likely you would have to work around their schedule. Maybe not...
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Q: I was attacked by a store employee I have video of her attacking me am I able to file suit against the worker/store

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 6, 2017

Yes you are from what you say. Contact a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice--we give free consultations.
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Q: Should I contact a criminal attorney on simple assault by 3 family members who verbally and physically attacked me?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 6, 2017

Yes. You also can make a claim to the police about the threats.
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Q: In California, are there grounds for a wrongful termination suit other than discrimination or breach of contract?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for California on
Answered on Jul 5, 2017

I see numerous unanswered questions. First, who was your employer, i.e. signed your pay checks? Second, there must be an employee handbook which sets out the employers policies and procedures. Is there an HR department? I suggest you go to the HR department and make a report of what they are trying to do to you, and ask for any help they can offer to make sure the process is open and transparent.

I would caution you not to sign anything until you have been given the nature of the...
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