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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Harrisville Mississippi

Harrisville (zip code 39082; area code 601) is a small community located south of Florence, which is about 25 miles from Jackson in Simpson County, Mississippi, United States. It sits mainly on Highway 469 and connects to D'Lo and Pinola. The community is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area. The two main churches are the Harrisville United Methodist Church and the Harrisville United Baptist Church.

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 Mississippi

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