... 45A05-0902-CV-69. DICKSON, Justice. In this action for defamation per se and intentional
infliction of emotional distress, the plaintiff appeals from the grant of summary judgment for the
defendants. ... Freidline v. Shelby Ins. Co., 774 NE2d 37, 39 (Ind.2002). 1. Defamation per se. ...
... (Appellees' App. at 52-54.) We cannot conclude on this evidence that the trial court erred in finding
that Baker was competing for business he had been conducting for Tremco. III. Slander Per Se.
Most defamation actions require proof of damage flowing from the slander. ...
... As a general rule, defamation by libel has given rise to liability more readily than does
defamation by slander, which, due to its transitory nature, is considered less harmful. As the
Indiana Supreme Court noted in Gabe v. McGinnis, 68 Ind. 538, 544 (1879): ...
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