Asheville Legal Settles Facebook Defamation Lawsuit, Receives

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Woman in North Carolina asked to pay $500000 fine for false Facebook post

Techworm

While it may be cool for one to brag about oneself or keep others updated about their day-to-day activities on social media accounts, it could have also its own flipside for which one may have to pay a price. Literally!!! Well, that's what happened in ...

 

Make a false accusation on Facebook and it could cost you ₹3 crore

Asianet Newsable

One sentence about a former colleague could land you in trouble, or that is what this piece of news implies. While social media gives everyone the freedom to put forth their opinion, it is time we learn to use it judiciously. A lady named Jacquelyn ...

 

Court Ordered Woman to Pay Rs. 3.2 Crores For Posting False News On Facebook

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On a surprising note, a woman from Asheville was penalized with $500,000 (Rs. 3.2 crores) for writing a false post on Facebook and accusing her former friend and colleague of killing her son. The incident happened in North Caroline, and as per the ...

 

Woman fined more than £390000 for posting eight words on Facebook

Metro - ‎Apr 2, 2017‎

Jacquelyn Hammond, from Asheville, has been fined more than £390,000 for posting eight words on Facebook. (Picture: Getty Images). A woman has been fined more than £390,000 for posting eight words on Facebook. In 2015, Jacquelyn Hammond, from ...

 

Woman Fined More Than Rs 3 Crore For Posting False Facebook Post

Outlook India - ‎Apr 2, 2017‎

In November 2015, Hammond took to Facebook to accuse former friend of killing her own son. Outlook Web Bureau. Woman Fined More Than Rs 3 Crore For Posting False Facebook Post. Representative image. Mail. Print. Share. A. A. A. increase text size.

 

Woman Falsely Accuses Her Friend Of Murdering Her Own Son In A Facebook Post; Court Orders $500000 Penalty

Indiatimes.com - ‎Apr 1, 2017‎

A woman has been ordered to pay $500,000 for writing a Facebook post wherein she falsely accused her former friend of killing her own son. According to a report in Telegraph.co.uk, Jacquelyn Hammond from Asheville wrote on Facebook, in 2015, ...

Fallacious Facebook post costs woman $500000

Economic Times - ‎Apr 1, 2017‎

NEW YORK: A judge in North Carolina has ordered a woman to pay $500,000 for writing a Facebook post falsely accusing her former friend of killing her son. According to a report in Telegraph.co.uk, Jacquelyn Hammond from Asheville wrote on Facebook, ...

 

False Facebook Post Costs Woman R 3.2 Crore

NDTV - ‎Apr 1, 2017‎

The accused woman who claimed to have nothing to do with her former friend's son's death sued her. new york: A judge in North Carolina has ordered a woman to pay $500,000 (Rs. 3.2 crore) for writing a Facebook post falsely accusing her former friend of ...

 

False Facebook post costs woman $5,00000

The Hindu - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

Jacquelyn Hammond from Asheville wrote on Facebook, in 2015, of her friend Davyne Dial: “I didn't get drunk and kill my kid.” But Ms. Dial who claimed to have nothing to do with her son's death sued Ms. Hammond for defamation, intentional infliction of ...

 

Woman fined $500000 for false Facebook accusation about former friend

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

A woman in North Carolina has been ordered by a judge to pay $500,000 for a Facebook post falsely accusing an acquaintance of killing her son. Jacquelyn Hammond from Asheville wrote on Facebook, in 2015, of Davyne Dial: “I didn't get drunk and kill my ...

 

Woman ordered to pay $500k for lying in Facebook post

Daily Mail - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

A North Carolina woman has agreed to pay out $500,000 to settle a lawsuit over a malicious Facebook post in which she taunted a mother her about her dead son. Jacquelyn Hammond agreed to pay the sum after she insulted Davyne Dial in an increasingly ...

 

Woman must pay $500000 in damages for false Facebook post

New York Daily News - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

A judge has ordered a North Carolina woman to pay $500,000 in damages after she wrote a false post on social media about an acquaintance and her deceased son. In a Facebook post she penned in November 2015, Jacquelyn Hammond, in reference to a ...

 

Facebook post costs North Carolina woman $500000

AOL - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

If you've ever written an angry Facebook comment, take note: it could cost you half a million dollars. North Carolina woman Jacquelyn Hammond was sued for a post she wrote in November 2015. Apparently, Hammond said something controversial about ...

 

A Facebook Post Could Cost $500000

Socpedia - ‎Apr 1, 2017‎

Social media can be a great way to communicate with companions and associates. However, users ought to be watchful what they compose because it could be fatal and sometimes it could prove costly as well. A lady from Asheville, North Carolina has been ...

 

Careful What You Say On Facebook — You Could Wind Up Paying $500K

Refinery29 - ‎Mar 31, 2017‎

If you're not putting too much thought into what you share on Facebook and your other social media accounts, this might be a good time to remember you must think before you post. Advertisement. Take this as a cautionary tale: A North Carolina woman is ...

 

Facebook post costs woman $500000

MyStatesman.com - ‎Mar 30, 2017‎

Social media can be a wonderful way to catch up with friends and colleagues, but posters who vent should be careful what they write. >> Read more trending news. It could be costly. A woman from Asheville, North Carolina, will have to pay $500,000 in ...

 

This woman's Facebook quip just cost her $500K

The Daily Dot - ‎Mar 30, 2017‎

Your mom might've taught you to watch your mouth, but these days, watching your fingers is almost more important. A North Carolina woman has learned this lesson the hard way after paying a $500,000 settlement in a libel lawsuit. Jacquelyn Hammond ...

 

Facebook post costs NC woman $500K

KPNX 12 News TV - ‎Mar 30, 2017‎

How much thought do you put into what you post on social media? NBC Charlotte Defender Michelle Boudin shows us that you may want to think twice before you update that status. Michelle Boudin, WCNC 1:37 PM. MST March 30, 2017. (Photo: ThinkStock).

 

Facebook Remark Ends Up Costing Woman $500K

Opposing Views - ‎Mar 30, 2017‎

A false statement on a Facebook post that implied drunkenness had led to the death of a woman's child ended in a $500,000 defamation lawsuit settlement. The case may have repercussions for how people communicate on the social media platform.

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