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Monday, January 12, 2009

Yelp Lawsuit, We Hardly Knew Ye

Posted By on Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 2:29 PM

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Chiropractor Steven Biegel and former patient Christopher Norberg have settled a lawsuit in which Biegel was suing the disgruntled Norberg for posting a poor Yelp review of the doctor's billing practices. The offending review has been swapped out by Norberg to read:

"A misunderstanding between both parties led us to act out of hand. I chose to ignore Dr. Biegel's initial request to discuss my posting. In hindsight, I should have remained open to his concerns. Both Dr. Biegel and I strongly believe in a person's right to express their opinions in a public forum. We both encourage the Internet community to act responsibly."

Aww! And everyone learned a really valuable lesson in the end. And that lesson is that if you write a bad review of someone's business on Yelp, they might sue you, but then you will settle to the mutual satisfaction of both parties. Or something.

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