Our son was subcontracting for a landscaple company. He has his boss had a difference of opinions and they owner of the landscaping company posted a message on his facebook which were false. Including a statement that stated, "you should be in jail, accusing him of stealing etc. What can you do to correct the situation and make his post apologize, remove his statement and pay for the negative effects that it has caused our son,?
You should be able to click the "report abuse" tab on FB. Obviously, defamation lawsuits are expensive, and unless there is a significant monetary loss, you may end up paying a lawyer thousands more than you may recover.
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Your son should start by notifying Facebook. Defamation lawsuits usually require retainers, with no guaranty of success, so he should just concentrate on getting the comments removed.
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I'm sorry to hear that this is happening. I would suggest you read the following articles we have posted on this issue, as online defamation is becoming a growing problem.
Here are the links to both articles:
Best of luck!
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