We can be sued if we get a negative review for a company's product? I understand if one overstates or provides a false review. Yet, to say that a product didn't work can cause you or me to be fined???
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Before you click the "buy" button for your next online purchase, you may want to actually read the fine print in the customer agreement.
When the Palmers refused to pay the fine, ClearGear reported to a credit bureau that the $3,500 fine was an unpaid debt. When the Palmers disputed the debt, ClearGear insisted it was valid.
In a prior case, Public Citizen filed a class action lawsuit against a New York dentist who forced patients to agree in advance not to say anything negative about her.
When a patient posted a negative remark about her at Yelp.com, the dentist sent the patient a letter threatening to sue him for breach of contract and fining him $100 for each day that he didn't remove the remarks.
Courtesy Al Clark Home Again newsletter