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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Defiance Pennsylvania

Defiance is a small village in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The village is home to approximately 100 residents. It is located along Six Mile Run Road (State Route 1036) in Broad Top Township, Pennsylvania. There are five employers in Defiance: Broad Top Township (local government and road maintenance), United States Postal Service, Tri County Petroleum, The Defiance Station Store and Deli, and the Defiance Elementary School branch of Tussey Mountain School District.

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 Pennsylvania

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