Currently Reading

Home Builder Sues Customer For $550,000 After Negative Online Review

Advertisement

Home Builder Sues Customer For $550,000 After Negative Online Review


October 4, 2019
Court_gavel
Image by Okan Caliskan from Pixabay

Adair Homes, Vancouver, Wash., is suing Wes Brooks for defamation after the Oregon man posted critical comments about the company on Facebook. The lawsuit demands $550,000 in damages, claiming the custom home builder lost prospective sales because of the negative online reviews. Additionally, Adair Homes wants Brooks to shut down his public Facebook group, “Quality of Adair Homes.”

More than 250 people joined the group since Brooks started it in February. NBC’s Portland news TV affiliate KGW8 interviews both plaintiff and defendant in this dispute that pits free speech against protecting the reputation of a business.

Read More and See Video

Related Stories

Building Technology

KB Home Launches AI-Powered Chatbot for Customers

KB Home announced its launch of an AI chatbot platform aimed at answering home shopper questions, offering personalized information, and…

Tips for Using 3D Digital Models to Visualize and Sell Homes

Home builders that are using 3D design tools share their advice on selling homes using virtual models

Why Compact Duct Layouts for HVAC Make Sense

The approach shown here for HVAC duct layouts is a win-win: It saves money and reduces homeowner complaints about indoor comfort

Advertisement

More in Category




Advertisement

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.