words actionable per quod


words actionable per quod
See libelous per quod; slanderous per quod.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • actionable per quod — Words or epithets spoken of or concerning the plaintiff which are not so defamatory in a legal aspect that damage will be presumed from their utterance or publication, so that an action will not lie upon the words in the absence of pleading and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • per quod — /par kwod/ Whereby. When the declaration in an action of tort, after stating the acts complained of, goes on to allege the consequences of those acts as a ground of special damage to the plaintiff, the recital of such consequences is prefaced by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • libelous per quod — /layblas par kwod/ Expressions libelous per quod are such as require that their injurious character or effect be established by allegation and proof. They are those expressions which are not actionable upon their face, but which become so by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • libelous per quod — /layblas par kwod/ Expressions libelous per quod are such as require that their injurious character or effect be established by allegation and proof. They are those expressions which are not actionable upon their face, but which become so by… …   Black's law dictionary

  • slanderous per quod — Spoken words possibly of a noxious quality in respect of causing injury to another by prejudicing him in reputation, office, or means of livelihood, but actionable only as their injurious effect is established by due allegation and proof. Elkins… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • actionable — That for which an action will lie, furnishing legal ground for an action. See cause of action justiciable controversy See also @ actionable fraud Deception practiced in order to induce another to part with property or surrender some legal right.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • actionable — That for which an action will lie, furnishing legal ground for an action. See cause of action justiciable controversy See also @ actionable fraud Deception practiced in order to induce another to part with property or surrender some legal right.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • per se — /par siy/°sey/ By itself; in itself; taken alone; by means of itself; through itself; inherently; in isolation; unconnected with other matters; simply as such; in its own nature without reference to its relation. In law of defamation, certain… …   Black's law dictionary

  • defamatory — Calumnious; containing defamation; injurious to reputation; libelous; slanderous. See defamation @ defamatory libel Written, permanent form of defamation as contrasted with slander which is oral defamation. See libel @ defamatory per quod… …   Black's law dictionary

  • defamatory — Calumnious; containing defamation; injurious to reputation; libelous; slanderous. See defamation @ defamatory libel Written, permanent form of defamation as contrasted with slander which is oral defamation. See libel @ defamatory per quod… …   Black's law dictionary