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Internet Defamation: How Executives Can Handle Disparaging Online Content

17 Jun

By Whitney C. Gibson Today, no company is immune from damaging Internet posts. But neither are their executives, who are just as vulnerable to online reputation attacks. Business leaders – especially those very visible in the public and online – are easy targets for disgruntled customers, former employees and ex-business partners, among others, whether on [...]

An Absolute Must NOT Do When Dealing with Negative Online Reviews

15 May

By Whitney C. Gibson, Internet defamation attorney With today’s Internet and social media landscape, defamation cases are on the rise.  Further, false and defamatory statements can spread quicker than ever, to a wider audience, and can stay online potentially indefinitely. Thus, there is a great need to protect the reputations of individuals and businesses. As [...]

Physician Internet Defamation: How Doctors Can Deal with False Reviews and Protect Their Reputation

16 Apr

By Whitney C. Gibson, internet defamation attorney at Vorys who works closely with Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. Last month’s post discussed the damage that can be caused by false reviews online.  The reality is that most anyone with a computer can cause very serious damage to your reputation: upset customers, ex-employees, ex-business partners, [...]

False Online Reviews: How to Deal with Damaging Internet Posts about your Business

05 Mar

By Whitney C. Gibson, Internet defamation attorney at Vorys who works closely with Agnes + Day’s Crisis Intelligence Team. False online reviews have become problematic for many businesses today, whether made by unhappy customers, disgruntled former employees or competitors.  In fact, last September a New York attorney general fined 19 companies a total of $350,000 [...]

Top 7 Common Misconceptions About False Information Online

29 Nov

Editor’s Note: I’m pleased to provide you with the following guest post by Internet defamation attorney, Whitney C. Gibson, on the 7 most common misconceptions about Internet defamation and your online reputation management. Since we launched the Internet defamation practice group at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, I have encountered a number of misconceptions about [...]