Summary of defamation, slander & libel in Virginia

Posted Posted in Libel & Slander, Negligence, Personal Injury Law

Overview: Slander, defamation and libel are all treated the same in Virginia. Defamation is a false statement of fact published or communicated to another person that causes injury to the reputation of the subject of the statement. The false statement must be a false statement of fact, and not mere opinions. Truth is an absolute […]