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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Picayune Mississippi

Picayune is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 10,535 at the 2000 census. Located approximately 45 miles (72 km) from New Orleans, Hattiesburg, and Gulfport/Biloxi. The Stennis Space Center is 10 miles (16 km) away.

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...