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Civil Litigation

Defamation

Damage caused by a false allegation can multiply exponentially as a result of sharing on social media and comments posted online. Tweets and online comments can have a devastating impact on an individual’s or business’s reputation.

Our firm regularly acts for plaintiffs and defendants in defamation matters arising from print, broadcast, and digital media at trial, on appeal, and before the Supreme Court of Canada.

If you have been defamed, our goal is to secure a timely retraction or apology to mitigate the damage done to your reputation and avoid the cost and inconvenience of a trial.

Defamation matters arising from print or broadcast media require quick action in order to comply with the strict timelines set out in the legislation. If you feel you have been defamed by the media in print or in a broadcast, contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

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Our Team

Andréa Baldy

Lawyer

Alexandre Beaudoin

Lawyer

Ronald F. Caza

Partner

Charles R. Daoust

Lawyer

Jeff G. Saikaley

Partner

Geneviève Therrien

Lawyer