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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Marbury Maryland

Marbury is an unincorporated community in Charles County, Maryland. It has been designated the zip code of 20658. It is 6.3 miles from Indian Head on Maryland Route 224. Marbury was the point at which the 2002 tornado touched down, before traveling east to demolish much of La Plata, Maryland. Marbury is located at 38°34′31″N 77°09′21″W / 38.57528°N 77.15583°W / 38.57528; -77.15583 (38.575278, -77.155833)

What is defamation libel and slander law?

Defamation is any statement, whether written or oral, that injures the good name or reputation of another person. For a statement to be defamatory, it must not be true.

A defamation designed to be read is libel. Libel also may include harmful statements in a fixed medium, especially writing but also a picture, sign, or electronic broadcast.

An oral defamation is slander. Slander is a harmful statement in a transitory form, especially speech.

Answers to defamation libel and slander law issues in Maryland

The term defamation refers to a false statement made about someone or some organization that is damaging to their...