Blog Posts Result in Internet Libel Claims
As reported on courthousenews.com, attorney claims internet libel by far-right bloggers including OverLawyered.com (Walter Olson), the Reason Foundation and the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
In the matter of Wolk v. Olson, Philadelphia Aviation Attorney Arthur Wolk, who is known proponent of tort liability, claims he’s been the target of a vicious smear campaign launched at him in an effort to discredit him with the State Bar. Wolk claims that he was defamed by OverLawyered.com and others that formed an “internet tag team” to publish defamatory statements about him. Wolk says he came under attack because his position on tort liability, which did not match the groups’ position "to enact tort reform by getting rid of the proponents of tort liability…”
Posting articles and comments on the internet using blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus or other social media can result in litigation alleging internet defamation. When posting content on the internet, you need to be very careful about making factual statements which you know or should know are untrue.
If you have questions regarding defamation on the internet, contact an internet libel law attorney today to learn more about your options.