The cases on protection of honor, dignity and reputation are not uncommon in the practice of our lawyers.
The law provides for the suppression of acts aimed at the commission of such offenses. However, not always the injured person is able to respond properly and to obtain compensation, or to answer the offender in any other legal way.
Article 152 of the Civil Code (CC) provides for the restoration of goodwill through the refutation of defamatory information, but a big mistake in self-assembled the evidence base is limited understanding of the plaintiff that the same are “defamatory”. Such errors lead to the fact that the court incorrectly interpret the complaint, denying the person in the proceedings due to the absence of a crime.
There is a simple way to avoid confusing situations related to the cost of a large amount of time and effort. Enough time to see an expert-lawyer who will provide all the necessary assistance for damages suffered by the plaintiff.
How to maintain the good name of the company?
There are many ways to influence a company’s reputation, but the most effective of which is to spread defamatory information through the media.
The law does not allow companies to use unscrupulous ways of dealing with competitors or use any other in the whole and includes a number of measures that will help to protect the good name smeared company.
Upon detection of the spread of false and defamatory statements the company has the right to demand refutation and to enable post a reply to the information slandering her reputation in the same publication in which the material was posted. Criminal liability for such actions in the legislation is only available to natural persons, therefore the realization of all the processes to resolve the conflict is possible only in a civil manner.
An experienced attorney can help you build the right line of defense, and provide effective legal support in the preparation and maintenance of a licensing agreement or an agreement on transfer of rights.
How to refute false information?
Protection of business reputation by submitting a request to the court of general jurisdiction, arbitration or an arbitration court or administrative order.
The company has the right to claim for damages, but all cases are deeply individual. So, if the defamatory information was disseminated via promotional material, in this case, be held responsible should the advertiser, not the media, is only an information platform, which can be brought to court as a third party and is obliged to publish a refutation.
Distribution of “black” ads may stop and the federal antimonopoly authority, which regulates the action of this nature and has the authority to bind the mass media counter-advertising post. However, in practice there are cases where even such actions have nothing to do may affect the Company incurred reputational damage that entails many years of hard work to restore the company’s image in the eyes of consumers.
If the company believes that the measures taken are insufficient, it may apply to the court to protect his reputation. Such a process takes a long time and distract from the implementation of management processes in the company.
Our lawyer as soon as possible carry out all the necessary actions to resolve such disputes and save you from unnecessary worries!