How to determine amount of damages accumulated?
Which law governs personal injury claims
Does the amount of negligence vary based on the individual negligent?
Waiver of liability
Contact an injury lawyer to consult your case.
Incurring a personal injury through dangerous activities
When is defamation considered a personal injury?
Defamation of character occurs when a person's words or statements negatively effect the reputation of another person. Slander refers to defamation of character is spoken form. In order to form a personal injury law suit based on defamation, the plaintiff may be required to prove the falseness of the statement. It is very difficult to prove defamation of character, because under the free speech amendment of the US Constitution, people are granted the right to speak freely. Defendants may claim that they were simply stating their opinion, or that the statement was actually true and of benefit to the general public.