Intentional Torts

Libel and Slander: What You Need to Know

Libel and Slander: What You Need to Know

It’s called defamation when someone’s untrue words (spoke or written) cause harm to another person’s reputation or livelihood. There are two main kinds of defamation: libel and slander. These two legal terms are often confused for the other, especially in our media-driven age.

Intentional Torts vs. Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

Intentional Torts vs. Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

Almost without exception, a personal injury claim involves allegations ofnegligence. Negligence is a legal theory that allows one party to hold another responsible for the consequences of unintentional actions (or failures to act). It may seem counterintuitive at first glance, but the reality is, you can be held accountable for even your unintentionalactions and for inaction.