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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Winterville Mississippi

Winterville is an unincorporated community located along Mississippi Highway 1, in northern Washington County, Mississippi, United States, approximately 3 miles north of Greenville. The Winterville Site located along Highway 1, is named after the community.

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...