Last week, the Texas Supreme Court declined to recognize a theory of compelled self-defamation, and, in rejecting it, joined an emerging majority of state courts that have considered the issue, including those in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Tennessee, Iowa, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Tag: Defamation in Texas
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
Using a Temporary Injunction to Stop Business Disparagement
The word on the street is that your competitor is contacting your customers or your industry relations and is telling them information that could potentially