Copyright Infringment Lawyer, Internet Defamation, and Internet Privacy: What is Defamation Per Se?

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June 07, 2012


Defamation per se is the most serious form of slander or libel. It is so egregious that the law presumes that the person who is the target of the defamatory statement has in fact been harmed. Oftentimes, it is difficult to prove damages in defamation claim. Defamation per se removes some of the hurdles normally in place when it comes to proving and showing damages to the person allegedly defamed.

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