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Yelp Review Writer Sued for Defamation

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

If you thought you had the freedom to post a review of a business on sites such as Yelp or Angie’s List, think again. The review you write on these sites could get you in legal trouble.  NPR reported on December 9 that a housing contractor has sued a former client for the information she wrote on a Yelp Review. According to the article, Christopher Dietz sued Jane Perez for $750,000 in defamation charges. What did she write about Dietz? She told the Yelp community that after Dietz’s company was finished with the job at her home, part of her house was damaged and jewelry was missing....

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So you think your restaurant has a problem on Yelp?

Posted by on Nov 17, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

So you think your restaurant has a problem in Yelp? wait till you read the reviews for Guy’s American Kitchen and bar in NYC.  The restaurant was launched by GUY FIERI, who is famous for his TV show on Food Network. He co0wons 5 restaurants in California. Recently NY Times did a review about this restaurant, rating it poor.  Read the article and you will be horrified to ever go and eat there. Here are some examples of the reviews they got on Yelp: ” I ordered the buffalo fries and they were NASTY!! My friends and I thought the fries came out cold and hard. Apparently, they...

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