Rushville is a village in Ontario and Yates Counties in the U.S. state of New York. The population was 621 at the 2000 census. Most of the Village of Rushville is within the Town of Potter in Yates County and a small part is in the Town of Gorham in Ontario County.

Defamation Libel And Slander Law Lawyers In Rushville New York

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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 New York

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