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Answer: Unfortunately, the First Amendment protects the reviewer from any action against the review, unless the review includes false information, in which case you can file a defamation case. Google is protected by the U.S. Communications Decency Act from being sued for the review and from being forced to take down the review, unless the review contains false information.

In either case, a lawsuit will have to be pursued in order to take any action against the review.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The review does contain false information and is defaming one of my clients. Is there a way to expedite this process?
Business Lawyer: Roy Hadavi,
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Unfortunately, there is no expeditious process. You can click here to see if Google can provide assistance through their review process.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
What can I do to get a business listing removed from google? The business no longer exists.
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Please click here for the removal process.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok, so if I do not currently have the google business account, I need to acquire it?
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That is correct.

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