There Are No Magic Words . . .

which will insulate you from liability for defamation. This usually comes into play because people mistakenly believe that only facts are actionable defamation. Wrong. An opinion can form the basis of a cause of action for defamation (slander, libel, and trade libel too) if it implies undisclosed defamatory facts. So just because you say "in […]

What Are The Elements Of A Cause Of Action For Trade Libel?

In reviewing some of the topics that we’ve covered on the California Defamation Blog, I noticed that the topic of Trade Libel is conspicuously absent so I’m going to fix this over the next few posts. Today’s post is short and simple. Here are the basic elements of a cause of action for Trade Libe […]