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Can you be sued comment made in a blog, even a frivolous

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Can you be sued for a comment made in a blog,
even a frivolous lawsuit, if you say "you just don't
get it" and "you need to make an apology"?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  John replied 1 year ago.

You can be sued for anything in that all the person needs to do is pay a fee to the court, file their complaint and have the complaint served upon you. The question then becomes can they successfully sue. The facts you claim would constitute a frivolous lawsuit because my guess is they'd attempt to sue for defamation or slander of some type...but there is far from any case to be made here. If forced to defend this lawsuit you could get attorney fees as a sanction against them for filing such a case.

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