If I wrote a complaint online regarding a worker who posted a complaint about their job, is that considered defamatory?

I wrote the said complaint that they posted and gave her name and and company name and city.

Asked on July 26, 2015 under Personal Injury, California


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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Defamation is a false statement about another person communicated to a third party who recognizes the defamatory content.

If the statement you wrote is true, then it is not defamatory because truth is a defense to defamation.  

Since you posted her complaint and responded to her complaint, that is not defamation.

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