Types of Relief – Injunction

Types of Relief Available

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An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that requires a party to do, or to refrain from doing, certain acts. A party that fails to comply with an injunction faces criminal or civil penalties and may have to pay damages or accept sanctions.

You may be entitled to an order of court that restricts a person or business from making certain statements about you, but you should talk to an attorney with expertise in this area because the standard if fairly high. The strength of your case may depend on whether (1) the defendant agreed in writing to a court order restraining certain comments or behavior or (2) the anticipated statement is clearly false and will cause irreparable harm if not prohibited by a court.

There are certain constitutional obstacles under the state and federal Constitution to obtaining an injunction, however. Our Pittsburgh attorneys can quickly and efficiently evaluate the facts in your case and inform you of your rights and options.

Contact our attorneys for a flat fee consultation to learn your rights and options.