Category Archives: Defamation
Golfer’s Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed In Florida Court
Defamation can affect anyone. False statements can ruin a person’s reputation, especially if they own a business or are a public figure. Pro golfer Patrick Reed has filed a defamation lawsuit against Golf Channel and its employees for allegedly harming Reed, his family, and golf fans through various remarks. The $750 million lawsuit was… Read More »
Florida Workers’ Comp Broker Files Defamation Lawsuit
A workers’ compensation insurance broker based in Florida has filed a defamation lawsuit against another company because its badmouthing allegedly cost it its relationship with an insurance company. Comp360 LLC, headquartered in Lakeland, recently filed a defamation lawsuit in federal court against KT Enterprises, claiming that the company spread misinformation about them to Summit… Read More »
Can You Get Sued For A Bad Review?
The First Amendment allows for freedom of speech, which generally means people can say what they feel. However, the line is drawn when it comes to defamation. Defamation occurs when false statements harm a person’s or company’s reputation. The defamation must also lead to damages, although in extreme cases, damages are presumed. Many small… Read More »