false and injurious

See: libelous
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Among other reliefs, Governor El-Rufai is seeking a declaration that the derogatory remarks made against him by Senator Sani were totally false and injurious to his person in the eyes of the public.
Any statements a court might hold to be false and injurious to a former staff member's relationship with a present or future employer could expose a practitioner to a potentially costly defamation claim.