With the internet and social media platforms becoming so prevalent in our society, individuals and businesses are at a greater risk of suffering damage from defamatory statements than ever before. False and defamatory statements can harm the financial and reputation interests of individuals and businesses in a variety of ways.
The field of defamation law is extremely complex, and many legal questions related to defamation have not yet been decided by the courts. There are many factors that must be considered in pursuing a defamation claim, including a person’s right to free speech and the intent behind the statements. If you believe you have been harmed by the defamatory actions of another person, contact an attorney today to set up your free consultation.