Des Moines Trade Libel Attorneys
Owning a business and watching it grow and succeed is a satisfying endeavor. However, once you achieve success, you may be targeted by your competition. Jealous competitors may begin to circulate lies and misinformation about your services and products, such as questioning the quality of your goods. This trade libel is not only destructive to a business, but it is also illegal.
You may be the victim of trade libel if a company or person is intentionally spreading false information about your products or services. It is against the law for your competitors or disgruntled former employees to spread these rumors, and even a single instance of trade libel can inflict a frightening amount of harm to your business’s reputation. To pursue legal recourse for such unlawful acts, call (877) 327-2600 to speak with a Des Moines trade libel lawyer at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today.
Parts of a Trade Libel Claim
If a deceitful person or company is spreading damaging accusations about your business, we might be able to help you legal action. With a trade libel claim, it is important to prove several key factors in order to have a successful case. For full recourse, you must demonstrate the following:
- The assertions have been published
- The assertions are demonstrably false
- The offender knew the assertions to be false
- The assertions have cost you economically
Additionally, the perpetrator of this crime must have presented this misleading information as fact rather than opinion. As corrosive as libelous statements can be to your company, such a violation entitles you to appropriate compensation for your suffering.
The Des Moines trade libel attorneys at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., are ready to assist you in constructing a case that defends you and your business against the rumors and misinformation of others. Call our offices at (877) 327-2600 today to learn more about how we can help you.