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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Furman South Carolina

Furman is a town in Hampton County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 286 at the 2000 census. Not to be confused with Furman University, from which it is quite distant.

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 South Carolina

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