Louisiana Law: Defamation: Burden of Proof

David A. Szwak

Louisiana Law: Defamation: Burden of Proof

Postby David A. Szwak » Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:56 pm

"The elements of an action for defamation are: (1) defamatory words; (2) publication; (3) falsity; (4) malice, actual or implied; and (5) resulting injury." Landry v. Roberson Advertising Service, 95-0095, p. 6 (La.App. 4th Cir.8/23/95), 660 So.2d 194, 197.

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