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Business Defamation – Libel, Slander, False Light

In California, a claim for defamation involves a false statement made by one person about another person, which causes harm to a person’s property, business, profession or occupation. Defamatory statements are typically made using two methods: (1) Slander: Making defamatory statements by a transitory (non-fixed) representation, usually an oral representation; or (2) Libel: Making defamatory […]

Defamation (Libel, Slander, False Light, Invasion of Privacy)

In California, a claim for defamation involves a false statement made by one person about another person, which causes harm to a person’s property, business, profession or occupation. Defamatory statements are typically made using two methods: (1) Slander: Making defamatory statements by a transitory (non-fixed) representation, usually an oral representation; or (2) Libel: Making defamatory […]

Defamation in California

Generally speaking, defamation is an attack on one’s character or reputation. People frequently wonder if rumors, exaggerations, gossip or even falsehoods constitute defamation. The area of law generally involves “slander” (spoken) and “libel” (written). The distinction can be difficult to understand from a legal standpoint. If you have questions about defamation in general, please read […]

What Do I Have to Prove in a Defamation Claim?

False negative statements that are made about you can affect your reputation. You could lose out on money and employment opportunities and face other damages if false statements are published about you.  The publishing of false statements is referred to as defamation. You can file a civil lawsuit for defamation to recover compensation for losses […]

What Is the Difference between Libel and Slander?

What Is the Difference between Libel and Slander?

If you own or operate a business, you will deal with complaints about the product or service you offer from time to time. It doesn’t matter how amazing your product is nor how excellent the service you offer may be. Complaints simply come with the territory. Sometimes, however, a complaint can rise to the level […]

What is Slander in California?

Statements that are made about you can have a major impact on your reputation. If those statements are true, then you will likely have to live with the consequences of the statements. However, if the statements are false, you may have the right to file a civil lawsuit against those who tarnished your reputation by spreading […]

Defamation & Personal Injury Articles

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Defamation in California

What is Defamation? In California, a claim for defamation involves a false statement made by one person about another person, which causes harm to a person’s property, business, profession or occupation. Defamatory statements are typically made using two methods: (1) Slander: Making defamatory statements by a transitory (non-fixed) representation, usually an oral representation; or (2) […]

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Business Litigation

One of the Leading Business Litigation Firms in Southern California Brown & Charbonneau, LLP provides full-service legal representation throughout the business litigation process. Our firm’s founding partners and associates have decades and decades of collective experience representing companies in all types of business disputes.  From contract to fraud to shareholder derivative actions,  we represent international […]