Dentist Sues over Negative Consumer Review on Yelp

March 2009
Journal of AHIMA;2009, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p12
The article examines the lawsuit filed by Yvonne Wong, pediatric dentist in Foster City, California against Tai Jing and Jia Ma for the negative comments about her practice. Such comments were posted to the consumer review site Yelp. It depicts the chiropractor's billing practices and the impact of using mercury in a tooth filling. It also highlights the possibility of dismissing charges since the Web sites publishing third-party content are protected under U.S. law.


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