Tort Actions

ORS 31.205
Damages recoverable for defamation by radio, television, motion pictures, newspaper or printed periodical

Except as provided in ORS 31.210 (When general damages allowed), in an action for damages on account of a defamatory statement published or broadcast in a newspaper, magazine, other printed periodical, or by radio, television or motion pictures, the plaintiff may recover any general and special damages which, by competent evidence, the plaintiff can prove to have suffered as a direct and proximate result of the publication of the defamatory statement. [Formerly 30.155]
§§ 31.205 to 31.220

(formerly 30.155 to 30.175)

Law Review Citations

65 OLR 35, 54 (1986)


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