Unformatted text preview: a reckless disregard for the truth. Fault Yes, Maria is a private individual and only needs to prove negligence. Damages Yes, Maria should receive general damages. Maria’s case is enough to warrant general damages for the humiliation and pain and suffering endured from her divorce. Ruling: Maria does not have a case to make for libel. Unfortunately for Maria, William is protected under the First Amendment and can continue his fictitious blog if he chooses to do so....
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- Spring '15
- Communications, Maria Garrido