Legal Question in Discrimination Law in Massachusetts

My coworker reported to my supervisors that I was suicidal. It was a complete lie and she had no proof. Can I sue?

Asked on 10/10/13, 4:44 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Skinner, III Associated Attorneys of New England

Can you sue? Yes, of course. You may have a cause of action for slander or defamation, or even tortious interference with contractual/prospective business relations.

The better question might be: SHOULD you sue?

There are many important consideration to evaluate including the time, trouble and expense of a lawsuit as well as the impact it may have on your personal and professional life.

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Answered on 10/11/13, 6:36 am

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