Traverse Internet Law is involved extensively in the law of online defamation. This case serves as a “worst case scenario” warning for those who elect to use the web as a vehicle of attack. Sue Scheff and her small business obtained a jury award of over $6 Million in compensatory and $5 in punitive damages, and the District Court of Appeal for the State of Florida confirmed and upheld the jury award and judgment against a lady who had allegedly undertaken defamatory attacks against the plaintiff. Traverse Internet Law counsels parties on both sides of these types of disputes, and this is the largest judgment we have seen for online defamation.

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Traverse Internet Law is an internet lawyer firm specializing in the law of the web. While many online legal commentators and online “internet lawyers” and “professors” are either biased, have an agenda to pursue, or simply do not understand the technical and business aspects of the web.  The firm represents both sides of disputes and at Traverse Internet Law we are often testing the arguments on both sides. This blog is about damages…damages that could flow from liability resulting from online activities. We give the same advice and guidance to plaintiffs and defendants. At Traverse Internet Law our focus is on balancing the competing and complex issues of doing business online.