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Five steps to avoid online defamation

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 7:14 am
Johns, Flaherty & Collins
A generation ago, members of the press were pretty much the only people who had to worry about issues like defamation and libel. But with the explosion of social media in recent years, virtually...

Three bizarre social media lawsuits

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 11:58 am
Brian Weber, La Crosse WI Lawyer
We’ve blogged many times about the legal implications of social media—how it can cost you time with your children, get you in trouble for copyright violation and other issues—but...

Should you worry about online reviews?

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 2:07 pm
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, Litigation Attorneys La Crosse WI
A customer writes a negative online review about your restaurant. Should you sue? Should the customer worry about a lawsuit?
“There is nothing unlawful or wrong about commenting about a company or a product if you write the truth,” said attorney Cheryl Gill. “If it is truthful, it is not actionable. You...

Be mindful of the law when blogging for business

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 2:10 pm
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, La Crosse Business Attorneys
More and more businesses today are discovering the benefits of blogging. Blogs can help position businesses and professionals as industry leaders, build relationships with clients and customers,...

Bloggers beware: what you post may not be legal

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 2:12 pm
Johns, Flaherty & Collins, SC, Social Media Attorneys in La Crosse WI
When blogging was introduced to the masses around 1999, few people realized its potential to turn stay-at-home moms into bread winners or secretaries into best-selling authors. Fast forward ten...