You just heard through the grapevine that your manager called you a “loser” to another manager. A fellow worker told you that the supervisor doesn’t know why the company hired “someone like you.” If these sound like experiences you have had, then you may have been a target of defamation of character. Workplace defamation can have a serious and lasting impact on your reputation, employment prospects and career advancement. If you have been the victim of false or misleading statements spread by a manager, employer, supervisor or coworker, you may be entitled to legal recourse. At The Cartwright Law Firm, our employment law attorney can help you explore your options for preventing such defamation and obtaining recovery. For more than 60 years, we have stood up for the rights of employees in San Francisco and across the state. Let us put our experience and advocacy to work for you.
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Simply put, defamation encompasses false and derogatory factual statements about you, either written or verbal. You may be able to sue your employer for employment-related defamation.
The following are common types of workplace defamation:
If you lost your job due to false accusations by a manager, employee, supervisor or coworker, you may be able to sue for wrongful termination and recover damages or potentially obtain reinstatement.
Employment-related defamation claims are particularly complex. Because of underlying free speech considerations, such claims typically involve special procedural hurdles. Additionally, you must act quickly to preserve your rights, as short deadlines apply.
Our employment lawyer can help you navigate your options. We are passionate about standing up for workers’ rights.
We are here to help. Call 415-433-0444 for a free consultation and case evaluation with an experienced attorney at The Cartwright Law Firm.