Cape Vincent bloggers sued for defamation by wind farm backers
Several longtime residents of Cape Vincent who favor wind farm development have filed a defamation lawsuit against two local bloggers they claim have damaged their reputations by publishing false information about them.
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#1 Aug 2, 2012
Interestingly enough, most homeowners policy's cover the defense of slander lawsuits brought against the policy holder.
#2 Aug 2, 2012
Personal liability (PL) is included in homeowners insurance. PL includes several different scenarios including negligence for injury and/or damages, libel and slander. If you are sued for libel/slander contact your insurance agent immediately and file a claim. It will cover your attorney fees and damages awarded to the plaintiff IF they prevail. Sometimes there are monetary limits on what the insurance company will pay.
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