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November 2017 Archives

Woman files defamation lawsuit following acts of retaliation

Many individuals in Ohio and elsewhere take the well-being of the environment seriously, and seek to protect it from harm. While in some cases, companies who are accused of violating clean air policies may wish to resolve issues in a peaceful manner, in others they might seek to discredit their accusers by whatever means necessary. A woman has recently filed a defamation lawsuit against a city in another state after claiming that actions of retaliation caused a great deal of damage to her reputation.

Small businesses at greater risk concerning internet attacks

Small businesses in Ohio and elsewhere place a high priority on maintaining a good image and reputation. Many businesses may seek to further their reputation and reach new clients with use of internet resources. However, while a similar decision can prove beneficial to a company's success, it may also open it up to malicious attacks, which could have a devastating impact on a small business.

City administrator files defamation lawsuit against mayor

The world of politics can be a highly competitive field, even among smaller communities in Ohio and elsewhere. Should disagreements arise, two parties may find themselves at odds with each other, which could lead to allegations of wrong doing, some of which can be malicious in nature. A city administrator in another state has recently filed a defamation lawsuit against the mayor in relation to numerous comments she made while in office.

Property owner files defamation lawsuit over social media posts

Many individuals in Ohio and elsewhere place a great deal of importance on maintaining a positive image. A good reputation could be crucial in numerous areas of life, personal and professional alike. A property owner in another state has recently filed a defamation lawsuit against another individual over several false and malicious statements that were made through social media outlets.

How do I get my mug shot off the internet?

Mug shots fascinate many people. Whether it’s a historic hot take after the apprehension of a mobster or a celebrity making a bad decision, everyone is familiar with the photos that accompany an arrest. While they’re often associated with convicted criminals, it’s easy to forget that a mug shot is taken of anyone at the time of their arrest. A mug shot is a photo record of an arrest—but not a conviction of any wrongdoing.

The internet provides exposure, but not all of it is good

Marketing your business, selling your products and otherwise providing exposure for your business here in Ohio and across the globe can all be done online. The internet has made the world smaller, and that can benefit your business, but there is a downside as well. Not all of the attention your business gets online is good. In fact, you could find that a disgruntled customer, employee or another company has targeted your business with negative information.

Former county commissioner files defamation lawsuit against 3

Being accused of involvement in criminal activity can have a devastating impact on the life of an individual. Even if the charges are false, the damage done to the reputation of a person in Ohio or elsewhere by allegations alone can be catastrophic. A former county commissioner in another state has recently filed a defamation lawsuit after he claims he was targeted by others following the rejection of a sand mind permit.

Are minors protected from posting questionable content?

When you were fourteen years old, you contributed to an online forum. You made several inappropriate comments that seemed funny at the time. But now you are seventeen and applying to college. Colleges will not like what they see if they search your name online. Are you able to remove the content you posted online when you were fourteen?

Police lieutenant files defamation lawsuit against mayor

Many individuals in Ohio and elsewhere consider opportunities for career advancement to be of the utmost importance. While in some cases, a new opening may go to a more qualified applicant, in others, one could be overlooked for reasons that might be considered unfair or unjust. A police lieutenant in another state has recently filed a defamation lawsuit against the mayor after she reversed a decision to promote him to inspector.