Bim
Bud
Gay
Man
Odd
Ona
Pax
Rio
Sod
Tad
Van
War

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In West Virginia

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.