The basic elements of a claim of slander include;
1. a defamatory statement;
2. published to third parties; and
3. which the speaker or publisher knew or should have known was false
If you have been defamed, you may seek both actual damages to recover from the economic harm that you have suffered, and punitive damages to punish the person who made the remark and also to serve as an example to deter others.
A judge would also likely issue an injunction against the person making any further comments about you under threat of contempt of court and jailtime.
In order to pursue this, you would need to contact a local civil litigation or personal injury attorney to file suit against her and seek damages for her actions.
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