Litigation

Facing the consequences of using Facebook

We have recently seen a spate of matters involving the use of online posts on a public Facebook page to target individuals or corporations. Some seem to think that posts are private comments and not actionable – but nothing could be further from the truth. If a...

What are the damages relating to defamation?

Anyone who has had damaging material published about them can take legal action against those responsible. This can include journalists, publishers, broadcasters, distributors and others. Damages for defamation include several distinct components: Compensation for...