In California Slander of Title, Attorney Fees are considered as a pecuniary loss on their own- no other financial loss is required


A California slander of title suit is a claim that someone published a false statement about real estate which harms the properties value or salability. One of the requirements of the claim is that there be a direct pecuniary loss. In a recent decision, thought the plaintiff suffered no harm other than the lawsuit, incurring attorney fees in bringing this lawsuit were considered actual damages.

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