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Plaintiff sues family members over defamatory Facebook comments – $95,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant Sherry Barlow posted allegedly defamatory statements about the plaintiff on Facebook. The plaintiff, Barlow’s cousin, had been hit in the neck by a log and seriously injured. The comments on Facebook claimed that the plaintiff was addicted to pain medication and was defrauding the workers’ compensation carrier by receiving benefits while working. Barlow’s comments ...