Traverse Internet Law Disclaimer
The facts are unproven allegations of the Plaintiff and all commentary is based upon the allegations, the truthfulness and accuracy of which are likely in dispute.
ACCENT MEDIA, INC. v. YOUNG, ET AL.
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA (CEDAR RAPIDS)
The Plaintiff alleges that the defamatory comments made were in response to the legal dispute that arose between the parties. Be particularly careful not to “tell your side of the story” when a matter looks like it is becoming a legal dispute. Otherwise, you will often find a lawsuit that includes a count against you for defamation.
The Plaintiff is an audio/visual documentation and film production firm and the Defendants are a former customer of the firm. The Defendants are alleged to have made false and defamatory statements about the Plaintiff, which led to a major contract being terminated.
The Plaintiff alleges copyright infringement, interference with contractual relationships, and defamation. The Plaintiff’s prayer for relief requests judgment in an amount sufficient to compensate for its injuries, for punitive damages, and for interest and costs as allowed by law. The Plaintiff demands trial by jury. Traverse Internet Law Cross Reference Number 1547.