Lawyers with Experience, Skill, and a Personalized Approach
Law Office of Janelle A. Weber, P.A. has expertise in defamation and invasion of privacy law. If you have a need in this area as either a plaintiff or defendant, we’re here to help.
Personalized Attention, Aggressive Advocacy
When you meet with us to discuss your defamation or invasion of privacy case, we listen intently and give you the personalized attention you and your business associates deserve. We quickly hone in on the key issues and formulate a legal strategy that meets your needs. We’ll use our experience, persuasive writing, and skilled advocacy to give you the best possible chance of success.
We Handle Defamation and Invasion of Privacy Cases throughout the State of Florida
We can represent you in your defamation or invasion of privacy case in any of Florida’s judicial circuits and also in any of Florida’s federal district courts, whether the Middle District of Florida, Southern District of Florida, or Northern District of Florida.
How a Tampa Defamation Attorney Can Help You
Has another person or business injured your personal or professional reputation by publishing or telling lies about you? Have you been falsely accused of the same thing? We can help you by bringing a case against another party or defending you in a defamation case (both libel and slander).
Keep in mind that you can be sued for posting an online review of a business. If you have been sued for speaking your mind about a business’s services or products, we can represent you in court and defend your rights. Call us right away so that you don’t miss an important deadline.
How a Tampa Invasion of Privacy Attorney Can Help You
Has another person or business published private facts about you or intruded upon your personal privacy? We represent individuals in publication of private facts and intrusion upon seclusion cases. We also represent victims of revenge porn. Many times, these cases involve former spouses or romantic partners.
Experienced Media Law Attorneys
We have represented television stations, newspapers, lifestyle magazines, and media companies in a variety of media-law-related cases. We have handled defamation and invasion of privacy cases, reporter subpoenas, public records requests and lawsuits, and intellectual property matters, specifically trademark and copyright litigation.
Don’t Delay, Call Us Today for Help with Your Defamation (Libel/Slander), or Invasion of Privacy Matter
If you are facing a legal issue involving defamation or invasion of privacy, contact Law Office of Janelle A. Weber immediately. It’s essential to act quickly so that we can assess your needs and begin working to protect your interests. You don’t want to miss a key deadline. We have the knowledge, experience, and resources to help you determine the best course of action. Call us today to speak to an experienced attorney.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is defamation?
Defamation is a tort that requires proof of the following elements: a false statement of fact of and concerning another that is injurious to that person’s reputation.
What defenses are available to defamation?
You may be entitled to the following defenses to defamation: that you did not publish the offending statements, that the statements are substantially true, that the statements are legally-protected opinion, that the statements were not made negligently or with actual malice, and that the statements did not cause any injury.
Can I be sued for defamation if I anonymously posted a review online?
Yes, it is possible to be sued for defamation even if you anonymously posted a review online. A business might have reason to believe that you are the author of the post. A business may also obtain an IP address from a subpoena to a third party. At that point, an online search can be conducted through one of the many public IP address locators online, through which the Internet service provider (ISP) that owns that IP address can be ascertained.
Can I be sued over a tweet?
Yes. A plaintiff can sue you for defamation based on a tweet. However, you will likely be entitled to a number of defenses.
What’s the difference between libel and slander?
Libel and slander are both forms of defamation. Libel refers to written defamation. Slander refers to spoken defamation.