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Defamation! Libel! Slander! Is there coverage for that?

Posted on March 25, 2019 at 2:15 PM

The webinar that I did for the SILA Foundation (Sila.org) about Defamation, Libel, Slander, Insurance Coverage, and Freedom of the Press is available here: http://www.silafoundation.org/2019/02/webinar-defamation-libel-slander/

Topics include:

Do liability insurance policies cover defamation?

Court Affirms $350k Verdict for Lawyer Smeared on Avvo.

Can you sue Facebook, Yelp, Avvo or other social media platforms for defamation?

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996

New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964)

Hutchinson v. Proxmire, 443 U.S. 11 (1979)

Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323, 351 (1974)


Categories: Insurance, General Law