How to stop cyber bullying and slander?


Asked on April 10, 2017 under Personal Injury, Nevada


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

You can sue the individual for defamation.
Defamation is a false statement made with knowledge of its falsity communicated to a third person who recognizes the defamatory content and the statement is injurious to your reputation.
Slander is spoken defamation.
Libel is written defamation.  The statements are libel since they are written.
In a lawsuit for defamation, every repetition of the defamatory statement is actionable.
Your damages (monetary compensation you are seeking in your lawsuit for defamation) would include emotional distress, loss of friends and associates, and if applicable, physical illness.  You can also seek punitive damages which are a substantial amount to punish the intentional wrongful actions of the defendant (person you are suing for defamation).

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