As more people rely on review sites to make decisions about where to eat and who to hire, businesses have grown more aggressive in their response to harsh comments.
The Washington Post reported recently that a Virginia woman was sued by a contractor in a $750,000 defamation case after she left a negative review about that contractor's work on Yelp, an online review site. A judge in the case issued a preliminary injunction in favor of the contractor, ordering the woman to delete some of her accusations.
Posting unproven allegations of illegal behavior is one practice to avoid. Watch the video to learn more about how commenting online has the potential to get you in trouble.