Defamation and Libel
We work diligently on your behalf to arrive at a timely settlement in case you are a victim of defamation or libel, and we are fully prepared to proceed to trial should that be necessary to protect your rights and obtain the compensation you deserve after being victim to a defamatory statement. You can file a defamation lawsuit if somebody else’s slenderous remark damaged your reputation or the reputation of your business.
Florida’s statute of limitations for defamation is two (2) years.
Under Florida law, the elements of a defamation claim are:
The defendant published a false statement about the plaintiff to a third party and the falsity of the statement damaged the reputation of the plaintiff.
A plaintiff must also prove that the defendant’s fault in publishing the defamatory statement amounted to at least negligence. A defamatory attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve.
- Defamation Per Se
- Public and Private Figures
- Criminal Libel
- Actual Malice and Negligence
Available 24 hours per day
"Exceded my expectations"
Professional law firm, they handled my case very well and I'm very satisfied with the settlement the lawyer was able to obtain. Previous lawyer didn't compare to how Scott Senft diligently handled my case. Legal assistant handling my file was very understanding and helped me throughout the entire process. I was very satisfied and happy overall.
My experience was positive from the first moment I consulted with him. Scott was attentive, thorough, and helpful throughout a very difficult time. Rosie was my paralegal and was with us every step of the way with insight and compassion, always responding quickly and effectively with any questions or issues as they arose.
"I would recommend him anytime."
I had a great experience with this Attorney and his team. It wasn't a short process but it was completely worth it. I would recommend him anytime.
Since the first moment I reached out to this office all the staff was very supporting and trying to help me in every way. The process took the average, I think, and I'm very happy with the result and feeling great.
Would recommend this attorney and his offices.
"Communication was great"
I just had a good experience. Communication was great with staff. Brenda helped me throughout my case and guide me throughout this process. I can recommend this office to anyone and also I will definitely use them in the future
"Great clientele services"
This office has a great clientele services,communication was outstanding and also I was able to get a good settlement. I can recommend anyone if you need legal help call this office the job and what you need will be done!! Brenda was great and helped me, guided me throughout this process love her!!
I had a great experience with this law firm and staff, i had also gotten a good settlement money and can and will recommend anyone who needs an attorney to get the job done . this is it!! Need a lawyer call them!!
"Communication was prompt and thorough. "
This office was great with my case. Communication was prompt and thorough. They really try to do what’s best for you. Would recommend.
Carlos Luis Mendez Brito
"Did a good job with my case"
This office did a good job with my case, I am satisfied with the care and services that they offered me. I recommend this office to all who need legal help, also Miss Brenda Rojas helped me and guided me throughout the legal process, is very kind, and had a lot of patience with me .. well I give u 100% here!
"Very polite and professionals"
Very good services, nice people, very polite and professionals fighting to the end. I will recommend them 100% .
"The office was very friendly"
I can recommend this attorney to everyone I know, I got a good settlement and I am very happy!! Happy to have gotten the money that was given to me and also praise the Lord for all of his goodness!! The office was very friendly, Brenda helped me throughout the entire process, she always called me and made sure I was informed of what was going on in my case.. Love and much love to Brenda!!
"I am happy with the results"
Brenda was great ..Called me to check in and let me know exactly what's going on communicated with me throughout the whole process, I was also happy with the settlement provided and I can and will recommend This office to anyone, please speak to Brenda she will help you a lot and best of all.. I am happy with the results!!
"This office was very professional"
This office was very professional. My case manger Ada was always available. Highly recommend contacting this office for you’re any of youre accidents.
"I would recommend them to anyone"
I suffered a tragic loss of my totaled car back in September of 2017. Although the process was extensive, (as expected, these lawsuits usually take yearsss) I received transportation to and from my chiropractor visits as needed, my outpatient back procedure was given by one of the best doctors! (and relieved me of 80% of the pain I was experiencing prior); and Todd helped me out tremendously & talked me through the whole ordeal despite my frustrations. Today I received even more than I was expected to. I can now go purchase a new car! I want to thank Todd especially, as well as the Law offices of Scott Jay Senft! I would recommend them to anyone who is experiencing a loss due to a car accident. Thank me later
"I’m truly grateful for choosing this firm"
Donna at Scott J Senfts office was truly amazing through this difficult experience. She helped me receive early funding for my immediate needs and bills and was holding my hand literally and figuratively throughout the entire process. The check I received was for much more than expected and I’m truly grateful for choosing this firm and wound recommend them to anyone
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Many personal injury victims were in the same position as you and we helped them determine that they were not at fault. That’s how they received their life-changing compensation. Otherwise, they would have had to pay for their medical bills, and more, out of pocket. If you were the victim of a personal injury (car accident, slip and fall, etc) contact us now!
Top Car Accident Lawyers: We’ve Been Helping Individuals for 23 Years
Scott J. Senft has dedicated his entire personal injury lawyer career to helping people who have been injured and are in need of legal assistance.
With 23 years of experience, our law firm knows exactly how to handle all types of personal injury cases. Our personal injury attorneys know all about the negative effects of defamatory statements, medical bills, insurance companies, wage loss, the pain and suffering, and all the damages that make a personal injury case. We understand how difficult this time is for you, and therefore, our ultimate goal is to always serve clients the best way we can to alleviate the consequences of these accidents and help them recover their good reputation after suffering from defamation or libel. This is why we provide a free consultation and work on a contingency fee basis. Call us to learn more about what we can do to help you with your personal injury case. We’ll be happy to answer any of your questions and schedule your appointment with us.
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