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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Michigan City Mississippi

Michigan City is an unincorporated community in Benton County, Mississippi, United States. It is located along Mississippi Highway 7 in north central Benton County, just south of the Tennessee state line, approximately three miles north of U. S. Route 72. Although it is unincorporated, Michigan City has a post office, with the ZIP code of 38647.. The nearly abandoned Mississippi Central Railroad runs through Michigan City, and is only used rarely for freight trafficking. Michigan City is neighbored by Grand Junction, Tennessee to the north, Lamar, Mississippi to the south, Hopwell, Mississippi to the east, and Early Grove to the west.

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...