Tackling Insurance Terminology: “What is Libel?”



Insurance Terminology

August 30, 2018


Defaming another via some permanent source.  Damaging the reputation of an individual or entity by publishing false statements.  Unlike slander which is considered to occur when the defamation is spoken, libel is generally created through published, written, broadcast or streamed medium or media.



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