“Chiropractor Sues Patient Over Negative Yelp Review”

San Francisco: “Chris Norberg left a negative review on Yelp after he got into a billing dispute with chiropractor Steven Biegel. Instead of quietly fuming like most people who get bad reviews on Yelp do, Biegel sued Norberg for defamation.” (Consumerist, Nov. 25, via Happy Hospitalist; defendant’s website).


  • Hmm. I hope there aren’t any noisy neighbors around in my grandmother’s nursing home, when she complains about her latest doctor’s visit. I wouldn’t want her to get sued by said doctor.

  • I meant nosy

  • Although I am not a California attorney, it seems that CA’s SLAPP statute is applicable here.

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