“I will sue you for damages no less than $25,000,” the message read.
Automatically, I calculated my savings, thinking of course I could cover it.
Then panic set in. Me sued? Me, the one who can barely lie? Me the one who abides for rules even accidentally saying, “Yeah people under 21 shouldn’t drink! [because the law said so]” And even the one struggling with moral principles when everyone is taking an extra sample.
Because of a review I wrote on an unnamed site, I was threatened by a lawsuit of libel and defamation by a former business I frequented due to my naivete. I spammed the yelp talk and twitter. I notified my parents in fear that they will feel the force of retaliation (the business only knows my parents’ address).
But they say truth is all that matters. I can be sued, but I will always win. Because I cannot tell a lie. I can give an opinion and fortunately I live in the United States.