The Four Pillars of Defamation Law (AKA, What You Must Prove To Win A Defamation Lawsuit) Legally, defamation is more than just “trash talk”; it’s an unprivileged and false statement of fact that causes material or reputational harm. At the bare minimum, in the United...
Sued for online defamation? Looking to mount a libel defense? Below are five Internet defamation defenses that have worked in the past. Internet Defamation Defenses #1: Truth Truth is always a defense for defamation. But remember: Parties can also use other torts, like false light...
Photo Credit: Wikipedia Another Lance Armstrong defamation case is making headlines. This time, UK-based newspaper, The London Sunday Times, is considering a suit against the famous cyclist to recoup monies lost in a 2006 libel lawsuit. Doping Scandal Legal Woes As you’ve surely heard by...
Floyd Landis Defamation Suit With UCI is over. Advantage: UCI. (Photo Credit: Wikipedia) Lance Armstrong’s former teammate, Floyd Landis, suffered another legal blow. A Swiss court issued a judgment by default, against the ex-biker, in a defamation lawsuit filed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)....
Defamation Damages: What are they? How much money can judges award slander and libel victims? The answer depends on several factors, including (but not limited to): The amount of money you, the plaintiff, lost as a direct result of the defamatory statement;Your public "status"( under...
If you liked that movie about the students who cheated on the SATs, then you’ll be all over this teacher defamation lawsuit out of Connecticut, because Joyner v. Carolina is a saga involving students, sports, and slander. How This Teacher Defamation Debacle Started Shirley Love...
Manny Pacquaio sued Floyd Mayweather for defamation. Here's a 1-minute summary of the sports defamation lawsuit. Doping Allegations Lead To Lawsuit During the lead-up to a 2010 match, Mayweather, his father, and his promotion company, Golden Boy Promotions, accused Pacquaio of using performance enhancing drugs....
James Franco Defamation Case Summary. (Image Source: Wikipedia) "Celebrated actor…filmmaker, lecturer, and author" (TM his lawyer) James Franco once got into a defamation brawl with one of his professors, Jose Santana. This a summary of the case. Franco enrolled in Santana’s NYU class, Directing the...
A former "First Lady" once sued Google for autocomplete defamation. Bettina Wulff is her name -- the now ex-wife of Germany’s former President, Christian Wulff. Prurient Accusations Lead To Autocomplete Lawsuit Back in 2012, news outlets published allegedly defamatory remarks about Mrs. Wulff, claiming the...
Back in 2012, the 3rd US District Court of Appeals ruled that the Philadelphia Inquirer wasn't liable for linking to defamatory content. More than just an Internet defamation ruling, the case also highlighted how bankruptcy and statute of limitations can affect the outcome of online...
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