When Yogendra Sagar complained to Airbnb about two stays in India it gave him the cold shoulder. So he sued the CEO — and won. Now Sagar wants to know how he can receive the payout that he won in his Airbnb lawsuit. “I won my Airbnb lawsuit by default. Now how do I get my money?”
It happened again yesterday.
Another threat of a lawsuit, this time from a reader for whom I’d secured a ticket refund in 2015. Even though she’d filled out a form explicitly authorizing me to publish her details, and even though her story had been online for more than two years, she insisted that I redact her name immediately.
“It’s the end of advocacy as you know it (and that’s no bluff)”
Henry Yeh has enjoyed his 24-Hour Fitness membership for 13 years without incident. But now he has a complaint against them and wants $15,000 in compensation.
Wow. That’s a lot of compensation.
But when we took a closer look at Yeh’s complaint, it seemed that he was trying awfully hard to find a problem where one didn’t exist. “Looking for problems where they don’t exist”
If you’ve never heard of a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP), consider yourself lucky.
I hadn’t either until a knock at my door on a January evening seven years ago. A process server pushed an envelope into my hand. “You are being sued,” a notice at the top of the document proclaimed. I felt my pulse quicken. “Proposed legislation could protect online reviewers from retaliatory suits”
If he reveals the details of his awful vacation-rental experience, Terry Fedigan is afraid of what might happen. The rental property’s owner could sue — and win.
“The days of silencing customers with a “gotcha” contract are numbered”