Lawyers Sue Ex-Paralegal | Online Defamation Law Suits

Posted by admin | March 31st, 2011

The Internet is a major source for information these days, especially about businesses with which individuals have never worked. Plastic surgeons, psychologists, medical doctors, and lawyers are just a couple of the professionals whose livelihoods depend upon positive results popping up when people plug their names or practices into Google. This case, involving lawyers and an ex-Paralegal, is a pretty interesting one.

The Bellaire law firm Weston & Associates and name partner Michael Weston are seeking $1.25 million for the review posted at, Texas Lawyer reports. The defendants are the one-time paralegal, Amber Williams, and her husband, Jon, both Houston residents.

The suit claims Amber Williams was fired for insubordination in November 2010 after less than a month on the job, according to the Texas Lawyer story. already removed the review, but Weston & Associates is apparently still seeking the massive amounts of damages. This is a legitimate case, don’t let the oddness of it scare you away. It will be an interesting one to watch develop, it could have major repercussions for reputation management efforts–anyone who gets updates on the case, leave news in the comments section.

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