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Does D&O cover libel and slander?

QuestionsCategory: Directors & Officers Liability InsuranceDoes D&O cover libel and slander?
default avatarPlan Cover Staff asked 1 month ago

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default avatarSrinivasan Mahadevan Staff answered 1 month ago
D&O liability insurance policies covers defamation lawsuits from employees on the director. 
Defamation comes in two forms – libel and slander. Slander occurs when someone makes a false defamatory statement verbally. Libel occurs when someone makes a false defamatory statement in writing. 

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