I think you need to pick your fights carefully. There obviously has been a lot of history between you and this company. You need to ask yourself, is this fight worth the time, aggravation and expense?
I've been practicing law for 30 years, and my initial reaction is that you should let it go. More importantly though, you should speak with your own attorney, rather than discussing you case here. A final thought, when a client tells me he wants to proceed with a lawsuit on "principle", I tell them that they had better be sure they can afford the "interest".
Robert E. Heyman, Esq
There is no need to second guess your attorney here that is why you hired him/her. When proving a point comes at a financial cost, it is really up top you to determine how much money you are willing to spend to prove a point.
From an outsider’s perspective, let it go and move on with your life. It will be emotionally worth it for you.
DISCLAIMER: David J. McCormick is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and this answer is being provided for informational purposes only because the laws of your jurisdiction may differ. This answer based on general legal principles and is not intended for the purpose of providing specific legal advice or opinions. Under no circumstances does this answer constitute the establishment of an attorney-client relationship.
It depends on what your right to free speech is worth to you. If you think that just having him apologize to you is worth it, then take it. I presume that your attorney is not inexpensive. So, think about whether carrying the flag is worth that kind of money to you.
Certainly, nobody can fault you for not wanting to spend attorneys' fees anymore. On the other hand, if he gets your silence by suing you, then he has successfully engaged in a SLAPP suit.
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