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Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Cumberland Wisconsin

Cumberland is a city in Barron County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 2,280 at the 2000 census. The city is located partially within the Town of Cumberland. Cumberland is known as "The Island City" because it is nearly surrounded by the waters of Beaver Dam Lake. Cumberland is known for hosting the "Rutabaga Festival" each year, always the weekend preceding Labor Day weekend. This popular festival features live music, carnival rides, food, a parade with the seven time state winning Marching Band, and a variety of other events.

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 Wisconsin

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