Tweet About Your Landlord...and Get Sued?

Tweet About Your Landlord...and Get Sued?

Janel Laban
Jul 28, 2009

A Chicago resident tweeted a complaint about her landlord to her 22 followers and in response, that landlord has filed a libel lawsuit for $50,000....

According to this article, the tweet that started it all was, in part: "Who said sleeping in a moldy apartment was bad for you? Horizon realty thinks it's okay."

The response from Jeffrey Michael of Horizon? "The statements are obviously false, and it's our intention to prove that" and "We're a 'sue first, ask questions later' kind of an organization".

Check out the full story here at the Sun Times.

Image: Cover of How to Get Sued by J. Craig Williams, via Amazon

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