Defamation is no laughing matter, despite being minimized or dismissed as light-hearted. False accusation, lies, and misleading comments can have a detrimental effect on your life. Whether said in humor or with malicious intent, you could be entitled to compensation.
At JML Law, we understand the serious impact defamation has in the workplace. If you have suffered negative consequences due to falsehoods, consult with a Woodland Hills defamation attorney today. The dedicated lawyers of JML Law have represented defamation victims across the state for over 40 years. Schedule a free evaluation of your case by clicking here or calling us at 818-610-8800.
Defamation is the act of damaging another party’s reputation, whether by publishing false information or verbally spreading lies. Injured parties often suffer ridicule, humiliation, or harassment. A workplace can quickly descend into a toxic environment.
Under California law, defamation is classified as follows;
Spoken communication presents certain challenges when presenting evidence. Consulting with an experienced defamation lawyer in California is paramount to the success of your case.
Defamation cases are complex and require superior investigative skills to gather key evidence. At JML Law, our attorneys will interview witnesses, research and obtain documents, and consult with experts to assess damages accurately.
Blog posts, social media, and emails are all sources of defamation. Bank accounts, rejected bids for work, or being passed over for a promotion can be used to establish the extent of harm caused by the defamation.
The most common forms of evidence introduced in defamations claims include the following;
The dedicated attorneys of JML Law will ensure all supportive documents establish the elements of your defamation case, including;
In California, victims of slander and libel have a one-year filing deadline from when the first statement is made. If you or your business has experienced repercussions resulting from false information, contact a libel and slander attorney in Woodland Hills today.
While California law is typically very strict on the statute of limitations, there are a few circumstances that qualify for an exception. It is important to consult a knowledgeable attorney as soon as you become aware of slanderous or libel statements.
Some exceptions to a defamation case statute of limitations may be;
At JML Law, our defamation lawyers are committed to obtaining justice for those whose careers and reputations have been adversely affected by workplace accusations and untruths. When you hire one of our attorneys to bring a defamation lawsuit on your behalf, we pledge to apply the full extent of our legal expertise to ensure you are compensated for:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident,