How Can You Prove Defamation?

Last updated on Sep 8, 2022

To prove a defamation case, you have to show the following things: 

  1. That the person who said or wrote things about you conveyed a defamatory message
  2. That the material was published, meaning that it was conveyed to someone other than you.
  3. That you could be identified as the person referred to in the defamatory material
  4. That you suffered some injury to your reputation as a result of the communication.

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