Houston Firm Files Libel Suit Over 1-Star Google Review

Law360, Houston (November 20, 2017, 4:44 PM EST) -- Ivey Law Firm PC has filed a libel suit in state district court in Houston against an individual it says was never a client of the firm but still wrote a one-star Google review that was disparaging about the legal services it provides.

The firm, which represents personal injury plaintiffs in a number of areas including trucking and offshore, filed the lawsuit against Morgan Fuentes on Thursday, bringing claims for libel, libel per se and slander per se. The firm told state District Judge Randy Wilson in its lawsuit that the negative review, which was “published to the worldwide web for...

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