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Could posting a negative review get you sued?

Posted April 29, 2019 6:27 p.m. EDT
Updated July 31, 2019 12:10 a.m. EDT

— Consumers who have had a bad experience with a business may take their frustrations out by writing and posting a harsh review online.

It may make you feel better until that business threatens to sue you!

It just happened to a Raleigh couple.

5 On Your Side's Monica Laliberte has the firsthand stories of a Raleigh couple's experience and what an attorney says we need to know about the law.

What the FTC says: Consumer Review Fairness Act: What Businesses Need to Know