Donald Trump has been criticized for everything under the sun – from having small hands to being racist. However, the most recent critique surrounds Trump’s campaign volunteer
Category: Defamation / Business Disparagement
My Employer Defamed Me to the Government! Not So Fast, Says the Texas Supreme Court.
In Texas, a person cannot be sued for defamation for statements made in judicial or legislative proceedings. However, the rule has not been so clear
Providing Reference for a Former Employee – What Can an Employer Say in Texas?
Most employers at some point get a call asking for a reference for one of their former employees. For good employees such call is not a problem,
The Fifth Circuit Addresses the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute and the Commercial Speech Exemption for the First Time
Three years ago, Texas enacted its own anti-SLAPP statute, appropriately titled the Texas Citizens Participation Act (TCPA). Since then, many defendants have taken advantage of
Defamatory Statements Made In Another State: Can You Sue In Texas?
These days, virtually anybody can write something online and have it go viral in a matter of hours. A person’s or a business’s reputation can
Defamation in Texas: Being Called a “Liar” Will Not Get You Presumed Damages
Texas law recognizes two types of defamation: defamation and defamation per se. While a plaintiff has to prove actual damages in a defamation claim, such