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In order to bring a libel action how many people does a libelous

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In order to bring a libel action how many people does a libelous document need to be circulated to?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

One or more. One is sufficient if it can be proved that a loss has resulted for which damages are justified.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thanks for this - just to clarify does it need to be established that there is financial loss - or can it be reputational damage - it harming the trust in one of a group of employees?

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Damages can be awarded for injury to feelings and reputation as well as any direct financial loss.
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